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Check Out How Much The Average American Works Each Year Compared To The French, The Germans, And The Koreans

How much work does the average American do each year compared to workers elsewhere in the world?<p>The economics website FRED just added a bunch of new economic data which makes this question very easy to examine.<p>As you can see, the average full-time American employee works right around 1,700 hours …

Economic Data

Get a life!

THOSE who have resisted the urge to join Facebook will surely feel vindicated when they read the latest research. A study just published by the <i>Public</i> …

Social Media

13 Simple Ways You Can Have More Meaningful Conversations

Too often, a conversation results in wasted time — and nothing productive to show for it. Whether you’ve run into someone at a conference or you have a scheduled call, you can use specific tactics to have a more meaningful conversation. Here are 13 ways to add meaning to your conversations:<p><b>1.</b> <b>Don’t</b> …

Where to find your next read: Book recommendation sites you should know about

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock<p>Looking for new books to add to your summer reading list? You probably already know to check sources like …

What Successful People Do During Lunch

Do you take your lunch break at your desk, staring blankly at your computer? You’re doing it wrong. Here are productivity-powering, energy-boosting tips for getting the most out of the midday meal.<p>Are you hunched over your desk shoveling salad again?<p>A number of surveys indicate that a leisurely …

Productivity

7 Negotiation Tips Given To Harvard Business School Students

Oftentimes, it comes down to a lack of experience in negotiating, which can be a tricky step for most.<p>A new survey published at CareerBuilder found that the more work experience candidates gain, the more likely they are to negotiate that first offer.<p>Participants in the study who were at least 35 …

Employment

Coddled Relatives Can Kill a Family Business

Denis was a bright, handsome, 45-year-old French executive who had failed his way up the ladder—almost to the top of his family’s fourth generation perfume business.<p>As the eldest son of the family patriarch, Denis went directly from university into the family business. During his entire career, he …

5 Reasons Why Workplace Flexibility Is Smart Talent Strategy

Most of us, at some point in our lives, have worked in organizations that are rigid and unyielding. You know, cubicle world — acres of gray carpeting bathed in florescent light. We all know these kinds of work cultures breed mediocrity. They deaden the soul (not to mention productivity and …