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How to Build Your Perfect Car Camping Box

The camping box is one of the best ways to organize your gear and makes it easy to get up and go. Just throw the box, plus your tent, sleeping bag, and some food, in the car and you have everything you need for a night under the stars. I made my first camping box several years ago after getting …

20 Books As Inspiring As A TEDTalk — According To The People Who Give The Talks

Want to spend your vacation working on self-improvement and -enrichment? There are 20 books TED speakers want you to read this summer, and I've got …

Books

Forget Burnout--Employee 'Rustout' Can Be Worse for Your Bottom Line

Rustout can hurt your company's work culture and productivity.<p>When you walk into the office, do your employees share the same tired, zoned-out expression? Do people quickly switch screens on their computer when you walk in? Has the quality of work gone down?<p>If so, your employees may be suffering …

Employee Engagement

12 Books for Winter Break

Arguably more fun than working through a last-minute shopping list: lining up your stack of books to take you through the winter months. To get you …

Books

President Signs Tax Bill Altering Employee Benefits

<i>updated on March 13, 2018</i><p>Passage of the 2017 tax act (H.R. 1), which limits the tax deductions that businesses can claim for certain employee …

Retirement

How IBM is Training Its Workforce to Think Like Designers

To win in the age of cognitive computing and cybersecurity, the venerable tech giant is betting big on design thinking. How big? It now boasts the …

Training Programs and Reporting Systems Won’t End Sexual Harassment. Promoting More Women Will

We already know how to reduce sexual harassment at work, and the answer is actually pretty simple: Hire and promote more women. Research suggests that this solution addresses two root causes of harassment.<p>First, as a raft of studies has shown, harassment flourishes in workplaces where men dominate …

Sexual Harassment

The Merging of Marketing and Human Resources [Infographic]

We all know about the importance of aligning marketing and sales teams, but here's a new one for you: What about marketing and HR?<p>You read that …

Marketing

14 CEOs on the Most Valuable Job Skill Right Now

Advice for standing out at your current gig or getting a new one<p>There’s no shortage of career advice out there and everyone from your favorite self …

Leadership

Sample Your Way Through the Bay Area’s Finest Foodie Offerings at Eat Drink SF

San Francisco’s premier food and drink festival, Eat Drink SF, has returned with four glorious days of delicious programming. The event brings …

2017 Northern Nights Festival’s Complete Lineup Announcement (Jai Wolf, Falcons & More)

The entire lineup for the 5th Annual Northern Nights Music Festival has been revealed, with downtempo EDM act Jai Wolf and Los Angeles producer …

Click Your Hiking Boots Together: Oz Farm Is NorCal's Eco-Camping Answer to Emerald City

Who knew so many organically-grown apple trees shouldered the Yellow Brick Road?<p>Camping, more than often, can be an exploration in the mundane …

Mendocino County

Go Beyond the City: This Is the Best Hiking in San Francisco

Hiking in San Francisco is one of our favorite things to do. Because the Bay Area city is so hilly and on an incline almost everywhere, it’s a …

Hiking

An exclusive extract from Arundhati Roy’s The Ministry Of Utmost Happiness

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Happiness

Epic Books You Should Read if You Like 'American Gods'

From angsty red monsters to a literally dead God whose corpse must be disposed of, these seven Gaimanesque novels give ancient myths and religions a modern twist.<p>In Starz's new TV show <i>American Gods</i>, the deities and demons of ancient mythology must battle the new gods of technology and money. The …

7 little-known employee benefits that could save you thousands of dollars this year

Wouldn't it be cool if your company paid you to go on vacation — or covered the cost of your wedding? Believe it or not, some actually do as part of …

Personal Finance

Removing Stigma: Better Responses to Depression in Workplaces

Depression and anxiety is on the World Health Organization’s (WHO) list as the leading cause of disability globally. The effects of depression in the workplace have a high cost; $1 trillion dollars each year in the US. Behind that number there are stories of careers destroyed and family life …

It's Not Enough to Give Employees Flexible Work Schedules

Six months after her baby was born, Amanda Sanchez still couldn't imagine returning full-time to her job in marketing at Adobe's Lehi, Utah, offices. …

10 Long Books To Read Before The End Of The Year

Have you ever wondered what really distinguishes a "long" book from all the other moderately lengthy books currently stacked on your shelves? Does …

Employees With Infertility Are Leaving. How These 11 Companies Entice Them to Stay.

Infertility continues to be a taboo topic but some companies are beginning to bring it into the open and to support the employees struggling with it.<p>10 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In 2012, after trying for a year to conceive and experiencing two early …

Reproductive Medicine

47 Books You Should Add To Your Shelf, According To Poet Rupi Kaur

The provocative artist and poet shares her list.<p>Rupi Kaur has vision beyond her years.<p>At 24, the Indian-Canadian artist and poet decided to create a menstruation-themed photo series for a college project. She posted one now-famous photograph to Instagram, showing herself lying on a bed facing the …

24 books to read that will change your life forever, according to my coworkers

'The Road' by Cormac McCarthy<p><i>'This book gave me a real sense of my own mortality. I'm usually grateful for this, but not always! It also made me</i> …

10 Practically Secret National Parks You’ll Want to Visit This Spring

We all have Yosemite and Yellowstone on our lists, but the best national parks aren’t necessarily the best-known! There are plenty of other, …

National Parks

This new take on a popular Bluetooth headphone design is better in every way

Neckbuds might not be the best looking design out there for wireless headphones, but there’s an obvious reason they’re so popular. They’re basically …

How Asana Built The Best Company Culture In Tech

Former Google and Facebook employees made company culture a priority and created one of the best places to work.<p>Tech culture has the reputation for long hours, intense competition, and little time for reflection.<p>But Asana, a workplace-productivity management company founded by former Facebookers …

Employment

Agile HR (HR Trends 2017, 11)

In our list “11 HR Trends for 2016”, published end 2015, number one on the list was “HR embraces Agile”. And indeed, agile is now visible everywhere, …

Read the email a Google recruiter sent a job candidate to prepare him for the interview

After the initial screening step, he received an email from the recruiter, telling him what to expect in a phone interview with a senior PM at Google.<p>When he shared it with me, I couldn't believe it. In my work at Recruitring, a candidate prescreening-call platform, I've never seen an email that …

Americans Love Paid Family Leave—Just Maybe Not When Others Take It

Whether or not Judge Neil Gorsuch actually said women manipulate their employers for maternity leave, the flap reflects a belief many Americans …

Want to Attract More Star Performers? Ditch Your Open-Plan Office

More than half of highly talented employees say the noise at work is driving them insane.<p>If you're looking for reasons to dislike open-plan offices, you won't have to search long. Stories of employees hiding in broom closets to avoid distractions abound, and there are plenty of studies testifying …

The Workplace

5 Books To Read After You've Reread The Handmaid's Tale

Confession: I’d never read <i>The Handmaid’s Tale</i> before this weekend, when I picked it up and read it for this article. I knew it was a dystopia, I knew …