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Discriminate against the old? Even the old do it

Mar 28, 2014
Academics are increasingly releasing data that they hope will reach those in a position to hire, promote and pay older adults.
Posted In: Retirement, workplace, age discrimination

Moving past gender barriers to negotiate a raise

Mar 28, 2014
Discrimination persists in the workplace and can emerge when women act as their own advocates to seek a raise, experts say.
Posted In: raise, workplace culture, workplace, women

The rise and fall of holiday traditions

Dec 2, 2013
Pink slips were falling like flurries of December snow, and amidst all this gloom bosses around country announced that there would be no holiday work party.
Posted In: workplace, holidays, holiday party, Christmas

Your employer may know you're reading this

Nov 14, 2013
Companies are closely watching employees -- tracking everything from smartphones to big-rigs.
Posted In: workplace, surveillance

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?
Posted In: meeting, office, workplace, workplace culture

Office disputes get a new referee

Sep 23, 2013
When whistleblowers go to the media or lawyers, the results can be disastrous for an organization. These days, more and more corporations are turning to organizational ombudsmen to stop problems before things escalate.
Posted In: workplace culture, employees, workplace

It takes more than a background check to prevent a violent shooting

Sep 20, 2013
When it comes to preventing shootings at the workplace, background checks before hiring employees are just the first step.
Posted In: security, safety, shootings, Navy Yard, workplace, background checks

A messy desk? You're just creative

Sep 19, 2013
The science behind a messy desk.
Posted In: workplace, workplace culture

From Google to Campbell's Soup, more perks for employees

Aug 28, 2013
Perks aren't just for the tech world these days.
Posted In: workplace, office

How do I love work? Let me count the ways ...

Aug 21, 2013
Writer Victoria Chang uses poetry to deal with the frustrations of bosses, and coworkers and workplaces.
Posted In: poem, poetry, bosses, workplace, workplace culture

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