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Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

These 15 Behaviors Will Make You Almost Irreplaceable At Your Workplace

It doesn’t take a genius manager to recognize the almost irreplaceable people in his company. Employees who practice all or most of these behaviors are the ones that any company wants and can't afford to lose.

Science & Technology | Tech

Facebook launches Workplace for Good, a free version of its enterprise product for non-profits | TechCrunch

Workplace is making a push into the non-profit segment. Today the enterprise communications app from Facebook — which competes against the likes of Slack, Hipchat, and Microsoft’s Teams — is launching a new tier of the product called Workplace for

Science & Technology | Social Media

How Social Media Actually Boosts Efficiency in an Office Environment – Adweek

Employees who take quick breaks can decrease stress and increase morale.

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

I Asked 5,000 People How They Stay Passionate at Work. Here's What I Found

How do you stay passionate at work? Morten T. Hansen details findings in his new book 'Great at Work.'

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

Open plan offices make employees miserable and distracted | Metro News

Open plan offices make employees miserable and distracted

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

6 Ways to Manage Employees' Bad Habits

From showing up 10 minutes late, to wasting 10 minutes on Facebook, these responses will help keep your team in line.

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

Why Do Women Bully Each Other at Work?

Research suggests that conditions in the workplace might be to blame.

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

Amazon's pro-dog strategy puts other companies to shame | Ladders

Amazon's huge new dog park at The Spheres shows companies can be pet-friendly even outside their walls.

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

Working Remotely Makes You Happier and More Productive

Remote workers also feel more appreciated.

Health & Fitness | Wheels

This is a bike-lovers dream office to work in | CONTEMPORIST

When SRAM Corporation, a global bicycle component manufacturer, wanted to create a new headquarters, they turned to Perkins+Wills for the design.

Entertainment | Branding/Advertising

After Years Away, Some People Struggle in Their Return to Agency Jobs | Adweek

Sue Vering was an associate creative director at DDB Chicago when she left in 1998, ultimately taking seven years off from the ad business to raise her daughter, get involved in community activities and write freelance features for the Chicago Tribune.

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

How to stop a colleague from taking credit for your work - Fortune

Is a coworker taking credit for your good work? The real question may turn out to be whether you're working for the wrong boss.

Psychology | Relationships

In Two-Career Marriages, Women Still Do More of the Work at Home

Even though today’s husbands pitch in more than ever, the division of labor is far from equal.

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

21 signs you're about to be fired

Most people are at least somewhat surprised when they hear the words "you're fired." Some are even shocked.

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

The Art of the Out-of-Office Reply - The New York Times

It’s August, and vacationers’ email auto-responses are coming in left and right. From the poetic missive to a simple “nope,” saying you’re not working has become its own art form.

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

Being Laid Off Hurts, But It's Not the End of the World | Emma Goddard

It took me longer to find a job than it did to hold one. That was the first thought I had when I learned my company decided to shut down U.S. operations just six months after I started my first full-time position.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Overcoming Burnout: Five Ways To Get Back On Track At Work

Burnout is a chronic, psychological condition characterized by exhaustion, cynicism and a lack of professional efficacy. If you feel like you’re on the path to burnout, here are five ways to get back on track, according to Chris Ebberwein, Ph.D., and Ch

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help!

6 Simple Unwind Strategies for Your Journey Home From Work | Amanda Gore

Here's a list of things, that work really well, for you to do once you leave work to unwind before you get home:

Miscellaneous | Guy Stuff

Dressing Up the Brain: Wearing a Suit Makes You Think Differently - The Atlantic

Some psychology research in recent years is making an old aphorism look like an incomplete thought: Clothes make the man… Yes? Go on? Clothes, it appears, make the man perceive the world differently.

Business & Finance | Business

11 Things We No Longer See in Offices

When digging through the dark recesses of the office supply cabinet, today’s average office worker might find a 5¼” floppy disk and consider it a relic of the Dark Ages. They’ve probably also never seen a canister-style ashtray in the corridor, or a pegboard bookkeeping system. Here are some other supplies and equipment that are quickly becoming museum pieces.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help!

Co-Worker's Bad Mood Getting You Down? Here's What To Do About It

When you're around happy people, you grow happier yourself -- a phenomenon known as emotional contagion, in which you can

Business & Finance | Business

Why Did Everyone Stop Taking Real Lunch Breaks?

Coming to terms with the harsh reality of lunch-al-desko. Depending on the day's temporary lunch invasion, I either slide my keyboard a few inches forward or a few to the right—far enough to make room for food, but close enough to still answer emails. On sushi days, I slip a brown napkin under the plastic tub of soy sauce in case of splashback, but most afternoons I just stick to the hot buffet.

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

The Ideal Work Schedule, as Determined by Circadian Rhythms

Humans have a well-defined internal clock that shapes our energy levels throughout the day: our circadian process, which is often referred to as a circadian rhythm because it tends to be very regular. If you’ve ever had jetlag, then you know how persistent circadian rhythms can be. This natural — and hardwired — ebb and flow in our ability to feel alert or sleepy has important implications for you and your employees.

Miscellaneous | Other Stuff!

The Surprising Reason Men Are Snagging the Jobs You Want

The job-search-in-January phenomenon is a totally real thing. Everyone does it. Blame it on the holidays giving you extra time to think or on New Year's Eve prompting life-improvement resolutions, but come early 2015, the market will be flooded with candidates on the

Humor | Funny Stuff

12 Hilarious Passive-Aggressive Notes in the Workplace - T-Rex Taunting

The best way to handle a work problem is to discuss it directly. Unless you don't wanna. - T-Rex Taunting #office, #workplace, #notes, #passive aggressive, #work

Business & Finance | Business

Slack is Valued at $1 billion - How messaging services are ruling offices - Esquire

The internal messaging service Slack is now valued at $1 billion. What does that mean for the future of office communication?

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

Feel Like an Imposter at Work? You’re Not Alone!

The good news about imposter syndrome is it's entirely in your head. The bad news? It could be interfering with your career. Here's how to overcome it.

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

Americans prefer male bosses, even though women are better for business - Quartz

A new Gallup poll found that American men and women prefer a male boss to a female one. Though the popularity of women bosses has improved since the 1950s, it hasn't changed much in this century. Instead, the number of people who say they prefer men has

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

5 Rules For Surviving Cubicle Life

How to make cubicle life better for everyone: no one envisions a cubicle as the holy grail of places they’d like to spend their waking hours. While you can love your job to the moon and back (well, maybe just to the moon), sometimes the cubicle life can get down right intrusive.

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

80% of Americans took a week's vacation in 1976. Just 56% will in 2014.

In Australia every full time worker is guaranteed four weeks of paid vacation each year. In Japan, it's 10 days. Canada? A minimum of 10 days of paid vacation. Here in the U.S.? Zero.

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

Infographic: Half Of Creative Workers Don't Start Their Jobs Until After 9 A.M.

Lazy! For all our talk about flex time and the freedom (and insanity) the Internet gives us to work at any time of the day, the traditional 9 to 5 workday, with a break at noon, is still going pretty strong

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

Starting a Business: The Idea Phase

You know you want to start a business, but what do you do next? Here's how to find the perfect idea for your business.

Business & Finance | Business

Can't Stand Meetings? Try Taking Away The Chairs

Those who stood at meetings said they felt their colleagues were more open to their ideas, less territorial, and overall, did better collaborative work, researchers found.

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

Movies At Work: An Untapped Motivational Method?

It may seem like an excuse to slack off, but showing movies in the office has been proven to boost morale, retention, and productivity.

Politics | From the HuffPost

Sweden To Experiment With Six-Hour Workday

A few lucky workers in Gothenburg, Sweden, will scale back to a six-hour workday this summer as part of an unusual government experiment. The test group of government workers will work a six-hour day beginning July 1, while a second control group...

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help!

10 Ways To Ban Busy (And Still Get Stuff Done)

Our words matter. How we describe our days and our lives impacts our perception of them. When we are

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

6 Signs Your Coworker Has A Beef With You And What You Can Do About It

The writing is on the wall: your relationship with your coworker is heading south, fast. Here's how to fix it before things turn completely sour, or...