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Research: Becoming a Manager Increases Men’s Job Satisfaction, But Not Women’s

Who wouldn’t want a promotion, particularly to a role with leadership responsibilities? It’s hard to argue against more power and more pay. And indeed, promotions to managerial roles are typically associated with an increase in job satisfaction. Management scholars and practitioners have long …

9 company rules that make good employees quit

<i>LinkedIn Influencer Travis Bradberry originally published this post on LinkedIn.</i><p>It's tough to hold on to good employees, but it shouldn't be. Most of the mistakes that companies make are easily avoided. When you do make mistakes, your best employees are the first to go, because they have the most …

The Workplace

From Cubicle To Coffee Shop-- How The Workplace As We Know It Is Changing

In the past few years we have seen a major shift in the way that people think about corporate working environments and what best stimulates productivity and employee satisfaction. Whether it’s the integration of collaborative breakout areas in what used to be traditional “corporate” offices, the …

Ahead of the curve: The future of performance management

What happens after companies jettison traditional year-end evaluations?<p><b>The worst-kept secret</b> in companies has long been the fact that the yearly …

Why your boss isn't talking about sexual harassment

Maybe—probably—your office was abuzz this past week with discussions of #MeToo. After the explosive hashtag campaign detonated last weekend, the still-raw revelations of sexual harassment experienced by women everywhere came charging with us into work on Monday, sparking discussion and debate among …

9 Smart Strategies for Working With Difficult People [Infographic]

The intimidators. The slackers. The credit-takers. The "I actually have another favor to ask"-ers.We've all encountered a difficult colleague in some …

Infographics

Employees Share What Gives Them a Sense of Belonging at Work | LinkedIn Talent Blog

<b>1. Recognize employees for their unique efforts and accomplishments</b><p>Mentioned by a whopping 59% of respondents to our candidate survey, being …

The Future Of Data-Driven Corporate Cultures

The events that have taken place in the southern United States these last months have reminded us, as humans, of our impossibilities. We cannot anticipate every outcome with certainty and we cannot experience every counterfactual. Thus, we cannot consistently make optimal decisions. In the last …

Why You Don't Want to Focus on Generational Differences at Work

Based on the headline, you may be thinking—great, another "millennials in the workplace" article. Since millennials are the largest share of the …

The Challenges of Showing Appreciation on Boss's Day

​You like your boss. You appreciate that she gives you a flexible schedule, frequent shout-outs and criticism that's actually constructive.<p>But now …

Will 'Work From Home Wednesdays' Make Your Employees More Productive?

Countless studies have been done to prove or disprove just how efficient employees are if they are in the office or working remote. I like to think there is a fine balance between the two. Most professions can benefit from a blend of both an office-based and remote workforce. There are separate …

3 Brilliant Ways to Deal With a Boss or Co-Worker Who Steals Your Idea

Collaborative environments yield many benefits. They also provide opportunities for others to steal your ideas. Here's how to make the best of it.<p>"You can have everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want." ~ Zig Ziglar<p>A client came to me, frustrated and …

Majority of employees are unhappy at work, study finds

Nearly three-fourths of American workers are actively hunting for a new job, and the vast majority don’t feel like they get enough recognition from …

Commentary: Onboarding is integral to employee retention - St. Louis Business Journal

An employee’s decision to stay is usually made within the first few months on the job. He or she has just left the comfort of one situation and is …

Don’t Get Too Comfortable at That Desk

First there were individual offices. Then cubicles and open floor plans. Now, there is a “palette of places.”<p>New office designs are coming to a workplace near you, with layouts meant to cater to the variety of tasks required of modern white-collar workers. Put another way, it means people don’t sit …

How to react if your boss slams you with an unfair performance review

A mere 29% of people say that performance reviews accurately gauge the quality of the work they do, according to new research.<p>The reviews are in — …

5 Simple Ways to Handle Nepotism in the Workplace

Dealing with nepotism in the workplace can be tough, especially if you’re receiving the short end of the stick while someone else is gaining opportunities due to what you perceive as unfair favoritism. Nepotism, or the act of providing or receiving opportunities due to a family relationship or …

Family Business

Bruce Springsteen, Artful Leadership, and What Rock Star Bosses Do

There is a special kind of boss. The one who fills up every room with their big ego and even bigger heart. Who voices the hard truths without making you lose hope, and makes you work harder and feel lighter for it. We often call such bosses “rock stars,” to underscore their popular appeal. Some …

5 Company Benefits Employees Consider To Be Crucial

Keeping employees healthy and happy have become protocol for both big and small businesses, but what exactly is top priority for workers? According …

The Workplace

The Cozy, Overcrowded, Keg-Filled Future of Work

The ethos of togetherness promoted by companies such as WeWork is essentially a bet on explosive population growth in the world’s metropolises.<p>The United Nations projects that, by the year 2030, roughly 1 billion more people will be living in cities than do now. As of last year there were 31 cities …

WeWork

When Productivity Is Down, Let Employees Call the Shots

The ultimate employee experience is the one employees build themselves.<p>Many employers wouldn't consider asking employees for decorating tips when moving to a larger workplace. After all, an office is an office. But when WorkRamp, an onboarding and employee training software company, moved, they …

The HR Paradigm Shift That's Altering The Way We Live, Work And Earn

There’s a lot of talk about the future of work and the coming paradigm shifts that are altering the ways we live, work and earn. As COO of Snagajob, I get to see first-hand the trends impacting our audience: hourly workers and the businesses that employ them. Below are four key patterns we are …