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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

Americans weigh in on fixes for the U.S. economy

Jul 19, 2012
Gallup's Frank Newport digs into the latest polling data on the cure for our economic ailments.
Posted In: employment, Taxes, 2012 election, Jobs

Finding new work difficult for older workers

Jul 13, 2012
Finding a new job in this economy is hard for everyone, particularly for those above 55. It takes more effort, sacrifice and a little bit of creativity.
Posted In: employment, Unemployment, Jobs, seniors, older workers

To stand or sit at work?

Jun 29, 2012
More officer workers are choosing to stand instead of sit at work. The trend may mean better focus and even a longer life.
Posted In: standing desk, office behavior, Health, job, employment, insurance

Skilled factory workers hard to find

Jun 21, 2012
A report says more than half of American companies are having trouble finding enough skilled workers to hire. Why don’t employers train workers instead?
Posted In: employment, manufacturing, CNC machines, skills gap

Dump that internship

Jun 15, 2012
Spending summers working for no money seems like something students must do to land a job after graduation. But author Ross Perlin says there's more value in flipping burgers during the school break.
Posted In: Commentary, internships, Jobs, employment, college

How to get a job, in charts and graphs

Jun 1, 2012
This week's Marketplace Money Piggy Award goes to a consultant who presented the interview process in witty, pithy infographics.
Posted In: piggy bank award, employment, job

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