Report: Job cuts fall to lowest level since 1997

Jan 3, 2013
Last year saw the fewest job cuts since 1997 according to a report this morning from the job placement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas.
Posted In: employment, layoffs, jobs report

Narrowing Louisiana's wage gap.

Sep 7, 2012
Louisiana has one of the largest pay disparities between men and women in the U.S. But new legislation and a coastal restoration project may help bridge that gap.
Posted In: Wage gap, Louisiana, women, employment

It's OK to cry at work

Sep 7, 2012
A new study finds that crying at work has no negative impact on your standing with your company or prevent you from being promoted.
Posted In: Crying, employment, women, men

Can working from home increase productivity?

Aug 22, 2012
Our Freakonomics expert Stephen Dubner says there is evidence that working from home is better for you.
Posted In: Work, home, employment, Health

Who gets to have fun...at work?

Aug 9, 2012
If fun means fulfilling, education definitely helps.
Posted In: class, Education, employment, Richard Florida, Fun At Work

Eliminating debt, all in a day -- and night's -- work

Aug 3, 2012
A banker doesn't listen to her own advice and falls deep into credit card debt. She takes on a blue collar job to get herself back in the black.
Posted In: debt, white collar, blue collar, employment

The daily grind

Jul 27, 2012
Workers of all types talk about the challenges of doing their jobs successfully.
Posted In: employment

Finding the motivation to work harder

Jul 27, 2012
Can't find the drive to work harder? Motivational speaker Eric Chester has some tips on how to get re-energized about our jobs.
Posted In: work ethic, employment, Jobs

Are Americans overworked?

Jul 27, 2012
Europeans get a minimum of three weeks of paid vacation, but many Americans get none. While Americans may work more, it doesn't necessarily mean they're being more productive.
Posted In: employment, stress, productivity, vacation, Europeans

What is hard work?

Jul 27, 2012
Hard work is what made the United States, but there's now concern Americans aren't working hard enough.
Posted In: employment, Jobs, Work, productivity