It's purposely uncomfortable for long-term sitting. Does this U.K. company's patent cross a line?
The Eclipse came and went — here’s how it affected our economy.
And then I had kids. Things changed. Now there is just SO much to do, all of the time. There is always something to pick
Don't just sit there all day.
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.
This is also a longer-term trend: Workers are better-educated and more productive, meaning they can produce more in fewer
That's the bad news: Wage growth is barely keeping up with inflation. But now, the good news, if you are a company and/or
“It’s not always been the case that the minimum wage or the wages of typical of workers or CEO pay were not that different
The second issue surrounds why exactly Americans are leaving vacation days on the table. Part of this might be part of what
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.
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