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The Eclipse Cost The Economy How Much?
The Eclipse came and went — here’s how it affected our economy.
5 Ways to Be More Productive
Australian Family & Lifestyle Blogger
It's a good idea to give a few options a go, without spending a fortune on stationery, to see what works best in making you
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A Super-Simple Way To Be Happier At Work
Don't just sit there all day.
Managing Capacity: Walking the Talk About Overwork
Principal and SVP, Life Meets Work
After tackling the recession, economic uncertainty and (now) labor shortages, most companies haven't returned to pre-recession hiring levels. We are running our people into the ground.
Don't Just Sit Less -- Sit Better
Creator of BetterBack, Co-Founder of Everest
Sitting is unavoidable. You can't pace up and down the aisle of an airplane during your flight, or in a theatre during the movie. In most culture's it's impolite to jog in place while eating a burrito. The solution is not simply sitting less; it's sitting better.
Worker Productivity Can Jump 30 Percent When It's For A Good Cause: Study
Working to benefit a good cause increases productivity by up to 30 per cent, according to the findings of a new study from
How To Set Up Your Desk For Your Best Day At Work
You may have your work routine down to a science, from where you prefer to grab some quiet space to the exact time you take
This Is How Much The World Cup Is Costing American Businesses
In some cases, workers have been encouraged to take a break to watch the U.S. team's matches. On June 26, New York Governor
Is Shop Class the Answer?
Chief Officer of Academic Health and Hospital Affairs, The Sta...
While encouraging more students to pursue a technical degree may seem attractive for the short term, the long view suggests that a wholesale shift away from encouraging all those who can to pursue a college degree will significantly affect their career longevity.
Study Debunks Classic Argument About Low-Wage Workers
Turns out that more education does not necessarily mean more pay. Low-wage workers are a lot more educated than they were
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The Most Depressing Chart You Will See Today
Since the Great Recession, wages have been growing at a rate of only about 2 percent per year -- the slowest since at least
You're Severely Underpaid, And Here's Proof
1. Minimum wage workers are severely underpaid: Ordinary Americans are paid too little considering the value of their labor
The French Take Way More Vacation Than You, Still Feel 'Deprived'
The second issue surrounds why exactly Americans are leaving vacation days on the table. Part of this might be part of what
Productivity Hacks That Help You Get Out on Time
I write about the future of work and how it affects those who ...
According to Salary.com's 2013 survey, 69 percent of workers say they waste time at work every single day which indicates a clear lack of focus.
'Poor People Do Not Deserve to Have Children'
J. Mijin Cha
Assistant Professor, Urban and Environmental Policy Department...
The greatest commonly shared story in this country is economic insecurity. If you think poor people don't deserve to have children, the problem is not SNAP or the people that rely on it to survive. The problem is you.
Want to Cut Food Stamp Costs? Raise the Minimum Wage
, Guest Writer
The real dirty secret of food stamps is that the primary beneficiaries are often giant corporations who pay their employees poverty wages, counting on food stamps, Medicaid and other forms of government assistance as indirect subsidies to their wealthy stock holders.
Clocked in, But Checked Out: How to Quash Quitting in the Seats
Alison A. Quirk
Executive Vice President, State Street Corporation
For me, quitting is what you do with cigarettes and bad habits; it's not something you do in your seat. Life's too short to be in a job you don't care about.
Minimum Wage Saw Little Growth Over The Last 50 Years As Productivity Surged
The chart below from the New America Foundation, a non-profit public policy institute, shows that worker productivity has
U.S. Suffers Biggest Pay Drop On Record, As Workers Squeezed Tighter
The economic "recovery" just keeps getting worse for the average worker: U.S. employers squeezed their employees even harder
Why Mindfulness at Work? Three Simple Ideas for Your Office
Eden Koz (Kozlowski)
A company is only as healthy as its employees. Mindfulness creates healthier and happier workers, healthier and happier people. As I state in my seminars, mindfulness at work isn't just a work skill or a life skill -- it is a new way of existing.
How March Madness Compares To Other Productivity Killers: CNBC
By CNBC, CNBC
The NCAA tourney, which begins March 19, is infamous for the productivity loss it supposedly engenders, but it's hardly the
Elizabeth Warren: Minimum Wage Would Be $22
Sen. Elizabeth Warren made a case for increasing the minimum wage last week during a Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions hearing. Zach Carter joins Abby and Ahmed to discuss.
Elizabeth Warren: Minimum Wage Would Be $22 An Hour If It Had Kept Up With Productivity
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) made a case for increasing the minimum wage last week during a Senate Committee on Health
March Madness Watchers To Cost Businesses $134 Million In Just The First Two Days: Study
As workers everywhere glue themselves to their office television screens, Americans companies stand to lose at least $134
Home or Office?
Founder of Silva Brand
The reason, I suspect, has less to do with a particular arrangement than with the issue of trust. In return for companies treating workers like adults, employees tend to perform better as a sign of good faith.
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