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Do colder temperatures make you less productive?

Sep 24, 2012
A new study finds that when office temperatures are low, workers commit more mistakes and are half as productive as they could be working in warmer conditions.
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U.S. productivity rose 2.2% last quarter

Sep 5, 2012
That's more than originally thought, and it means that businesses are doing more with less.
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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

How much productivity will be lost during March Madness?

Mar 12, 2012
It's a pretty big number, but it also won't matter much in the grand scheme of things.
Posted In: Sports, college sports, NCAA, basketball, March Madness, productivity

How the wait window is hurting productivity

Mar 1, 2012
Waiting around for something to get delivered during a four-hour window can be a frustrating experience -- and it's hurting worker productivity. Some businesses are trying to cut the window by two hours.
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Worker productivity up again

Feb 2, 2012
Productivity is up amongst American workers, but how much longer can we expect to squeeze blood from that stone?
Posted In: productivity, U.S. Labor Department, workers

The average work week may not be so average

Jan 6, 2012
The government today is revealing how many hours people work on average each week. People say they're working harder, but productivity has a breaking point.
Posted In: productivity, employers, employees

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