Beware Of Checking Work E-mail After Hours

Do you check your e-mail after work hours? You might want to stop immediately, considering that experts are now saying that people really underestimate how much it can damage their health and relationships. According to the Daily Mail, researchers out of Virginia Tech & Pamplin Business College have found that checking work e-mail after leaving…

Want a 4-Day Work Week? A New Study Shows Success With An Extra Day Off

The dream of a four day work week could be reality if companies follow the example of a New Zealand business. Perpetual Guardian manages estates, trusts and wills. They gave their 240 employees four-day work weeks in March and April. They only worked 32 hours but were paid for 40. Researchers studied the results. They…

Workplace Trend: Promotions Without Pay Increase

There's a workplace trend that is becoming more common--AND more accepted. More and more people are being offered a promotion up the corporate ladder, but there is no pay increase for the extra responsibility. Do you think the extra experience on your resume is worth doing more work for the same money? This issue was…

Job Front: What Are The Biggest Workplace Etiquette Fails

When it comes to etiquette in your workplace, what is the thing that triggers you most? Turns out, you're likely to have a pretty different opinion depending on whether you're the boss or an employee. A new poll from Accountemps finds that 34% of upper level managers finds missing or running late for a meeting to be…

New Networking Trend May Have You Breaking Out In A Sweat

There's a new networking trend that goes beyond lunching or a chamber meeting. And this one will have have you breaking a sweat. According to Moneyish, the trend is being called "sweatworking" and business coach Lindsey Anvik says if you want to connect with a potential business associate or client, then head to the gym,…

Top Careers That Attract The Most Psychopaths Might Surprise You

You might be surprised to find out that some seemingly normal careers are full of maniacs. In fact, certain jobs actually attract certain personality types because of some of the qualities that make those people uniquely qualified to do the job. According to Business Insider, psychopaths have certain characteristics that make them charismatic, gutsy and…

Would You Rather Have The Career Of Your Dreams Or Equal Pay?

You hear people complain all the time about how they don't make enough money. But, when it comes down to it, is money the most important thing to most people when it comes to their job? Not necessarily, according to the responses in a new survey. The New York Post reports that the "Talk Money…

Workplace Study: Being Stressed Out At Work Might Have A Benefit

Nobody likes to be stressed out at work. However, there's new research out that says it might not be such a bad thing after all. According to EurekAlert!, the study in the Journal of Applied Psychology finds that the things on the job that are most likely to induce anxiety are deadlines, numerous management/organizational changes,…

3 Simple Ways To Tune Up Your Resumé

If you are ready to make a job change, but need to dust off your resumé...just how do you make yourself stand out? According to US News & World Report, there are 3 key things you need to do whether you're looking to start a new career with a new employer or if you're trying…