worker productivity

The Eclipse came and went — here’s how it affected our economy.
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
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.
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.
Working to benefit a good cause increases productivity by up to 30 per cent, according to the findings of a new study from
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
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
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.
Turns out that more education does not necessarily mean more pay. Low-wage workers are a lot more educated than they were
Since the Great Recession, wages have been growing at a rate of only about 2 percent per year -- the slowest since at least
1. Minimum wage workers are severely underpaid: Ordinary Americans are paid too little considering the value of their labor
The second issue surrounds why exactly Americans are leaving vacation days on the table. Part of this might be part of what
According to's 2013 survey, 69 percent of workers say they waste time at work every single day which indicates a clear lack of focus.
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.
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.
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.
The chart below from the New America Foundation, a non-profit public policy institute, shows that worker productivity has
The economic "recovery" just keeps getting worse for the average worker: U.S. employers squeezed their employees even harder