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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?
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.
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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

How to use social media without losing your job

Aug 1, 2013
From using common sense to minding your p's and q's, eight tips for how to survive in the social media space as well as the workplace.
Posted In: social media, Twitter, Facebook, etiquette, workplace

'When work feels overwhelming, remember you're going to die' and other uplifting greetings

May 31, 2013
Plenty of disgruntled workers have discovered Someecards.com -- a funny greeting card site where snarky messages express everything you're thinking, but would never say aloud. The card's
Posted In: Work, workplace

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.
Posted In: workplace, office

The least flexible part of the Workplace Flexibility Act (for workers)

May 6, 2013
Critics say the Workplace Flexibility Act of 2013 isn’t about increased flexibility for workers, but about flexibility for employers.
Posted In: Workplace Flexibility Act, workplace

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