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Five Difficult Co-Workers and Ways to Deal With Them

You’re bound to run into them at some point: the slacker, the grumbler, the excuse-maker, and other problem co-workers. While you may wonder how they keep their jobs, as long as they do, you must work ...Read More

Love, Money, and Technology

Men and women still look at things differently when it comes to technology, relationships, and status symbols, at least if you believe a survey jointly released by the respected sociologists at AskMen and More t...Read More

Jobs Recovery: Slow to Never

Few tech companies have returned to staffing levels seen before the economic downturn, says KPMG, and many organizations may never match their headcounts from the mid '00s. More encouraging: Executives anticipate increased spen...Read More

Social Network Referrals Turbocharge Job Applications

Employment for the technology-adept is a rare bright spot in a grim job market. And companies—from startups to heavy-hitters like Starbucks -- are paying attention to social networks when lookin...Read More

10 Ways Gain Influence At Work

You may be good at your job, but can you really make things happen? Are you able to steer the course of events, or are you just swept along by the tide? The upward trajectory of your career may depend upon the perception of ...Read More

Real Lives of Telecommuters Revealed

Ever wonder how your telecommuting colleagues really live? Turns out, many of them actually do work in their pajamas. They also tend to love their work-life balance – to the point where they’d take a pay cut to mai...Read More

Eight Rules For Corporate Social Media

Once feared by corporations, social media sites like Facebook and Twitter now are integral to branding and public relations. The paranoid approach was unsustainable; as the saying goes, you need to fish where the fis...Read More

Benefits Shrinking for U.S. Workers

Employee benefits continue to take a hit as the economy languishes. A survey from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), sponsored by Colonial Life, says the vast majority of HR professionals report that employees ...Read More

Seven Reasons Tech Jobs Rule

IT jobs can be challenging and stressful, but they are among the best gigs available in the modern workplace. So says a recent report from the U.S. Department of Commerce's Economics and Statistics Administration (ESA). Technology-...Read More

10 Signs of a Bad Work Environment

Revised on Feb. 15, 2016. Many organizations struggle to develop a winning company culture. In fact, 87 percent of HR and business leaders acknowledged that a lack of employee engagement has emerged as their No.1 issue, ...Read More

Nine Ways To Sabotage Your Career

Good jobs are scarce these days, so you might think people would be careful to hang on to work when they've got it. Yet many employees sabotage their own careers through excruciatingly ill-conceived -- and easy to avoid -- wor...Read More

What People Gave Up For the Recession

Not so long ago and not very far away, it was common for workers with average jobs to buy lunch out every day, send laundry to be done outside the home, and load up on things like premium cable-television packages. Bu...Read More

Eight Ways To Improve Collaboration

Collaborative work and coordinated team effort are essential elements of business success, but how do you make it all happen? A book in HBR’s management series, Harvard Business Review on Collaborating Effectively (H...Read More

Retirement Is Not What It Used To Be

See also You Can't Afford To Retire Expectations for retirement have changed in the wake of the Great Recession. Forget moving someplace warm and sipping margaritas between golf and shuffleboard games; the "New Normal" for ...Read More

10 Outrageous Job Interview Stories

See also Five Interview Blunders Job interviews can be tough under any circumstance, but some people seem intent on raising the degree of difficulty. HR managers and senior executives surveyed by Robert Half recall beha...Read More
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