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30 simple ways to make your employees happier
Happiness is good for business. There's lots of research out there that says happy people are more productive at work — which can be key to a company's success. So bosses should be doing everything they can to make sure their employees are content, motivated, and engaged at work. Read More
7 habits that will bring you extraordinary success
When it comes down to it, most of us want to find success in our lives. Of course, the definition of success is different for each of us. While some of us might aim for great fame or fortune, others find happiness in having good friends and a loving family. And, of course, no one said you can't have all that and... Read More
What it's REALLY like to work at Whole Foods
Whole Foods Market is known for being a great place to work. The healthy grocery store chain has earned a spot on Fortune magazine's annual "100 Best Companies to Work For" list for 18 consecutive years. It's one of just 12 companies to make the list every year since its inception in 1998 and was named a top... Read More
Better balance is top desire of career-changers, survey says
It's not surprising that 59 percent of respondents to a recent survey said a desire for better work-life balance was the primary reason that they would consider making a career change. But that doesn't mean making a switch is easy. Read More
7 ways the Internet of Things could dramatically change the workplace as we know it
By 2019, the number of devices connected to the Internet of Things will grow nearly tenfold, from 2.5 billion in 2014 to almost 24 billion, according to BI Intelligence estimates. These objects, which have software, sensors, and network connectivity that allow them to send and receive data, are already changing... Read More
Why one professional is sending out a résumé full of his failures, bad references, and non-skills
Anyone who's gone through the stressful job-search process knows how impossible it can seem to stand out in a pool of thousands of qualified applicants. Jeff Scardino, senior creative at Ogilvy & Mather and mentor at the Miami Ad School in Brooklyn, poses a unique solution to this conundrum: what he calls... Read More
What to say when an interviewer asks, ‘How much money do you want to make in your next job?’
We recently solicited readers to submit their most pressing career-related questions. One email we received said: "I'm currently interviewing for a job and the hiring managers asked me how much money I'd be comfortable making. I wasn't sure how to answer this. Any advice?" Read More
Personal issues are distracting employees from work, study finds
A new survey found that 87 percent of respondents reported at least occasionally using time during their workday to deal with personal issues, and 31 percent said they spent several at-work hours each week to manage their lives outside of Cubeville. Read More
15 high-paying dream jobs you've probably never heard of
If you want to make loads of money, but the idea of becoming a doctor, lawyer, or engineer sounds boring to you, you might not be cut out for any ordinary job. Luckily, there are plenty of high-paying gigs that aren't so run-of-the-mill. Read More
How successful people work less and get more done
As cofounder of and CEO of Zillow for the last seven years, 39-year-old Spencer Rascoff fits most people's definition of success. As a father of three young children, Spencer is a busy guy at home and at work. What's the one thing that Spencer refuses to do on the weekend? Work — at least, in the... Read More


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