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10 jobs you should be thankful you don’t have this Thanksgiving

Elizabeth Bromstein| October 9, 2015 03:53 pm

If you’re between jobs or longing for something better, it helps to keep things in perspective. So, in the spirit of Thanksgiving, we thought we would give you a list of jobs you should be thankful you don’t have.

Category: Latest News & Advice, Life At Work
Gerod Roth

Man fired over racist social media posts

Elizabeth Bromstein| October 7, 2015 11:41 am

Another day, another cautionary tale about social media use. This time it comes courtesy of Atlanta, GA, where one Gerod Roth has lost his job at a marketing firm after posting a picture on Facebook of himself and a co-worker’s three-year-old black child.

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Family out in a pumpkin patch

Sweden is switching to a six-hour workday. Should we follow suit?

Elizabeth Bromstein| October 2, 2015 03:18 pm

The CEO of one Swedish company that has switched to a six-hour workday says employees are happier and there has been no drop in productivity. Could this work for you?

Category: Latest News & Advice, Life At Work
Woman serving a coffee to a man in a cafe

What your coffee reveals about you

Peter Harris| September 29, 2015 06:07 am

Do you judge someone by their order at Starbucks? New research shows which professions consume the most coffee – and what how you take it can indicate about your personality.

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Woman in a skirt, top, and jacket

3 benefits to a seriously small work wardrobe

Lisa Mesbur| September 23, 2015 11:03 am

A tiny, well-planned work wardrobe has tons of advantages, both in the office and outside of it. Here are three big ones.

Category: Fashion, Life At Work
Skeptical group in a meeting

10 things nobody at work needs to know about you

Elizabeth Bromstein| September 18, 2015 03:31 pm

We are living in the age of the overshare, but the office is not the place for it. Here are several things you should not share with your coworkers about yourself.

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Concerned businessman

Five snap decisions that can ruin your career in an instant

Peter Harris| September 18, 2015 10:50 am

It takes a lot longer to build and maintain a successful career than it does to wreck it. Here’s a look at some of the most common split second blunders that can derail all your hard work.

Category: Career Dilemmas, Life At Work
Warner's office

The world’s coolest offices 2015

Elizabeth Bromstein| September 17, 2015 03:44 pm

Want to see some awesome places where some of the world’s lucky people get to work? Does your office have a fire pit or a floating conference room?

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Sleepy woman yawning in the office

Science says you shouldn’t have to start work before 10 a.m.

Elizabeth Bromstein| September 16, 2015 04:52 pm

If you think you shouldn’t have to get up so early for work, you now have science on your side. A new study suggests that making staff start work before 10 a.m. is making employees sick, exhausted and stressed.

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Group grabbing doughnuts

Eat this not that at work: one food that makes you stupid & 5 that make you smart

Elizabeth Bromstein| August 28, 2015 04:30 pm

When 3 p.m. rolls around, and you head over to the vending machine to grab a bag of chips and a cola, you know that’s a terrible idea, right?

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