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8 Oddball Requests From the Boss

In the course of your career, you may have had a demanding boss or two, but have you ever had one who asked you to be a chauffeur for members of her family? Feed his pets? Or help him break up with his significant other? Believe it or not, these are real-life requests that real-life managers have asked of their staffers, according to a recent survey from CareerBuilder. From asking for help with... Read More >


What Is 'Ingaged' Leadership?

'Ingagement' is an ongoing way of leading people that has the power to transform your organization, your employees, you and, ultimately, your success.   Read More >


What Job Seekers Want From Prospective Employers

With many employees either actively looking for new job opportunities or remaining open to such a change, potential candidates are growing increasingly savvy about researching companies before submitting an application, according to a recent survey from CareerBuilder. The resulting report, "How to Rethink the Candidate Experience and Make Better Hires," indicates that job seekers use more than a... Read More >


Why IT Pros Are Feeling Less Stressed About Work

Far fewer technology employees feel overwhelmed with stress these days, according to TEKsystems' annual "IT Stress and Pride" survey. Findings show significant improvements on this front in multiple areas. For one thing, IT pros are far less likely to be expected to be on call 24/7 during the work week than they were two years ago. And, when they are on vacation, more tech staffers are actually... Read More >


What Would Employees Do for More Pay or Perks?

To double your salary, would you rather be on call 24/7 for your boss … or for Donald Trump? To get unlimited time off, would you rather endure a two-hour commute (each way) or take a huge pay cut? These and other compensation and benefits-related tough-choice questions were posed to U.S. workers in a recent survey from While the findings are presented as amusing tales,... Read More >


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