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8 Quality Quotes to Jump-start Your Productivity
How do you become more productive at home or the office? Why not take a cue from these 8 great men and women who share memorable and useful quotes with us? Read More
Many people work because they want to, not just need to, survey shows
A new survey of parents who are interested in work flexibility found that 90 percent reported "needing" to work, but 63 percent also reported "wanting" to work. As always, though, every family needs to find its own way to build the right balance. Read More
Readers: Open communication is good for home as well as office
With school starting again, it's time to get back to normal around the Kratz household. And that makes it a good time to check in with reader comments on some recent columns. Read More
Will you hire me? How to stand out from the applicant crowd
When interviewing for your desired job, how can you stand out from a crowd of qualified applicants? Knowing the tips that will set you apart from the crowd will give you an edge on the competition. Read More
Here's what I'll remember about my good friend Mike
Do you remember that one friend from middle school? I do. He was one of my first real friends. Soon he became my best friend. I'm remembering him today in the wake of his unexpected death. Read More
22 college majors with the highest starting salaries
Salary potential shouldn't be the sole thing that attracts you to a major in college — things like passion, interest, and aptitude should also be considered. But it's still nice to know which degrees pay off the fastest. (And we can't blame you for being drawn to those.) PayScale, the creator of the world's... Read More
14 super-successful people share some of their biggest pet peeves
Everyone has things that make them tick, and top leaders are no exception. (You can't stand people who loudly chew gum? You're in good company — neither can Oprah.) From half-baked ideas to working around the clock, we've collected the management pet peeves of 14 influential leaders. Most of these are smart... Read More
The best music to listen to for optimal productivity, according to science
Oftentimes we have innumerable distractions at work competing for our attention. Luckily, music can help put us back on a more productive track. Studies out of the University of Birmingham, England, show that music is effective in raising efficiency in repetitive work — so if you're mindlessly checking email or... Read More
18 awesome career choices most college kids would never think of
For many students, a college degree puts you on the direct path to a certain career, such as a doctor, teacher, or journalist. But for many others, the future isn't as clear-cut. Maybe you want to go to med school, but don't necessarily want to be a doctor. Maybe you love maps, but aren't sure how to... Read More
Are unlimited vacation policies too much for employees to manage?
Larger companies are beginning to adopt the unlimited vacation policies that small start-ups have had for years. Some, like Netflix, have found success with the policy. Others have not. Read More


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