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Half of all meetings are unproductive. Is there a fix?

Sep 24, 2013
Oh, the dreaded office meeting. We have about four billion a year here in the U.S., but are they worth it?
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From Google to Campbell's Soup, more perks for employees

Aug 28, 2013
Perks aren't just for the tech world these days.
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Size matters when it comes to office desks

Jun 26, 2013
New research shows a link between where you sit, and how you act at the office.
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Why forks in your office kitchen keep disappearing

Jun 19, 2013
One reason kitchen supplies are harder to keep stocked? U.S. companies have cut about a million office support positions.
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Work from home, get distracted

Jun 19, 2013
With enough planning -- and maybe some soundproofing -- some are still finding ways to get their work done at home.
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Can HR snoop too much on social media sites?

May 29, 2013
Employers often search social media sites to learn more about job applicants. But some companies prefer to avert their eyes.
Posted In: social media, employers, human resources, office

Why companies are getting rid of cubicle walls

May 21, 2013
Businesses are moving away from individual offices and high-walled cubicles to more open environments. Fitting more workers into a smaller space also slashes rent costs.
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Dealing with the dirty office kitchen: Grime and crime

Apr 5, 2013
What do the dirty dishes and moldy leftovers at your office kitchen say about you and workplace culture?
Posted In: dirty, office behavior, office, kitchen

3 April Fools' pranks you shouldn't pull at the office (and 1 you should)

Apr 1, 2013
Feel free to pull pranks at work, but don't take them too far.
Posted In: office, jokes, holiday

Justice Department stops 3M/Avery sticky notes merger

Sep 5, 2012
3M -- best known for making Scotch tape and Post-it notes -- had been interested in acquiring Avery Dennison Corporation, known for labeling and packaging materials.
Posted In: 3M, Avery, post-it, office

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