How Work Stress Can Hurt You in a Big Way

Everyone has experienced some level of stress caused by work. Whether you’re anxious over deadlines, or positively run ragged by fears over losing your health insurance, your high level of stress can have big repercussions. Not only can work stress …

Why You Should Never Check Work Email at Night

Checking email at night can be bad for your health, did you know? And this isn’t about clicking the “nightshift” button on your iPhone for some (supposedly better) orange tones on your screen, it’s about boundaries. Just like when you …

PayScale’s VIP Blog Roundup: Everything Is a Crisis, Flat Wages, and Sinister Office Remodeling

The past couple of years have been rough on everyone. If you managed to make it through the post-recession landscape without getting laid off yourself, chances are, you know someone who wasn't so lucky. Small wonder, then, that many workers are a bit anxious. This week's roundup looks at how to handle work anxiety and how to tell if layoff fears are justified. Plus: an explanation of why the economy is improving, but your paycheck isn't.

5 Jobs That Pay Well, But May Not Be Fulfilling

Some jobs don’t offer warm fuzzies, but they do give you a fat paycheck. If having that comfortable income is a priority for you, and you can find meaning in other aspects of your life, then here are some careers you might want to consider.

How to Survive in a Toxic Work Environment

While your job may meet your financial needs, not all workplaces meet people's basic, psychological needs. Some workplaces are downright toxic. Since you probably can't just leave, learn how to survive and keep your sanity until the day comes when you have a better offer.

3 Ways to Calm Down at Work

If you have a big interview, or a major presentation, or even just a normal, everyday stressful job, you're probably familiar with anxiety. And although at a certain point, professional assistance might be required, you can deal with day-to-day nerves with a few simple tricks.

When Not To Control Your Impulses at Work

Even meditation masters have their breaking points. Work stress can bring out the beast in all of us — even people like Deepak Chopra, a holistic health guru known for teachings of being mindful, selfless and calm.

What to Do When Twitter Snark Gets You Down

Social media has become such an integral part of the working world that many of us rely on it for information, connection, and networking. This puts us in a weird position, professionally, with regards to things like Twitter: if we pay too much attention to it, especially in its snarkier aspects, we can't work. But on the other hand, if we ignore it completely ... we can't work.