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Thriving in 3rd-shift hours: Tips and strategies for success

Working 3rd-shift hours? Discover pro ways to thrive, maintain energy, and balance your life both on and off the clock.

How to write a powerful recommendation letter

Learn how to write a recommendation letter with our guide. Discover key elements, structure, and tips to make your endorsement impactful and genuine.

Fringe benefits: Everything you need to know

Discover what fringe benefits are and how they can impact your job satisfaction and financial well-being. Learn about common types of fringe benefits and their pros and cons.

How to request a mental health leave of absence from work

Learn how to request a mental health leave of absence from work and prioritize your well-being.

How to answer “what are your salary expectations” in a job interview

Salary negotiation has gotten more complicated, even with the rise of pay transparency. We have three strategies for answering the question "what are your salary expectations" in a job interview, including how to gracefully avoid answering the question completely.

What makes a good boss? How to be a good manager and leader

Do you want to learn how to be a good boss? Here are seven attributes for what makes a boss good and how to develop them in yourself.

How to ask for a raise when you are underpaid

Learn how to determine if you are underpaid—and if so, how to ask for a raise to bring your salary to a fair market rate.

How to Manage Your Time and Prioritize Your Workload

Are you the kind of person who struggles to get a handle on your to-do list? Are you sometimes scared to even start a list because there are too many things to capture? Whether you’re trying to be more efficient, trying to get more done, or trying to find a way to...

Amazon Is Hiring 100,000 Workers Right Now. Here Are More Companies Hiring During the Coronavirus

The coronavirus is changing work as we know it, sending folks home to work remotely, but also shuttering some businesses deemed “non-essential.” Many even temporarily closed businesses are laying off workers they can no longer afford to pay. If you’re looking for work during this time, you may want to check some...

How to Work With Anxiety During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Millions of computer-bound professionals have suddenly found themselves working from home during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, either by company mandate or through chosen social distancing. We’re all dealing with a “new normal” that can make our worries and anxieties go through the roof. So how do you find your focus, get things...

7 Communication Tips for Working Remotely When You Usually Don’t

Looking for research? View PayScale’s Research and Strategy Guide on How to Set Pay for Remote Workers In an effort to limit the spread of the coronavirus as much as possible, many companies are asking — or mandating — that employees work from home for a while. As a result, some people are working...

31 Pi Day Inspirational Quotes From Mathematicians, Physicists and Scientists

Over 30 years ago, physicist Larry Shaw celebrated the first Pi Day on March 14. The date, 3.14, was meant to signify the first three digits of pi, the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter. In a bit of serendipity, March 14 is also Albert Einstein’s birthday. notes: The...

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