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Why Do People Actually Quit Their Jobs? (Infographic)

Is money everything in the workplace? Not according to this recent survey, which found that the biggest deal breakers at work are issues related to advancement and work-life balance.<p>A survey of 1,000 employees by human resources software company BambooHR revealed that while younger people are …

Work-life Balance

Is Your Boss Trying to Get You to Quit?

Our jobs present plenty of opportunities for stress. But add in a boss who's a poor communicator -- especially when it comes to how he or she judges your performance -- and your stress and job insecurity can increase exponentially.<p>Dr. Kenneth Siegel, an organizational psychologist, joined HuffPost …

What You Don't Know (But Should) About Managing Millennials

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether they are called Generation Y, echo boomers or even the Peter Pan generation, millennials are becoming more prevalent and weighty in today’s business world. This younger generation is expected to comprise 36 percent of the American …

The Workplace

Bringing Your Passion to Work

Think about when you've fallen in love in your life or the first time you held your newborn child in your arms. The colors looked brighter, the sounds were clearer, and it felt like your heart was going to burst with love and joy. (Hopefully you've had this experience in your life at some point so …

Don't Dis Doodling: It's Made Our Meetings Way More Productive

Why did someone draw an eyeball on the whiteboard? This was supposed to be a marketing meeting, but instead of distributing a meeting agenda, the newest addition to our GetCourse team, Ross, was drawing pictures.<p>The purpose of the meeting was to recap progress positioning GetCourse as a …

Stress On The Job: 5 Ways You Are Mentally Sabotaging Yourself

Being stressed on the job is a fact of life these days. It doesn’t matter whether you’re in a position that you loathe, or are fulfilling your lifelong career dreams. Work is stressful. As my dad used to say, “If work were fun, we’d call it play!”<p>When people comment on their work stress, they tend …

5 Things I've Learned About Chasing Your Dreams

I've had the wonderful opportunity to speak with a number of people who have stopped "working for the man" to chart a life and career path true to their authentic self. The more people I speak with, the more I see commonalities and themes in the process of making a leap to chase your passion. Here …

3 Questions to Ask Yourself Daily as You Roll Out of Bed

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The morning is a powerful time to frame your mindset for the day ahead.<p>One of the best lifestyle practices you can get into as an entrepreneur is to start the day with some bold and optimistic questions to set the tone for how you’re …

Brainstorming

To Beat the Competition, You Need to Kick Butt at Hiring

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the war for talent, it is a dog-eat-dog world. With such fierce competition, companies are trying all sorts of tactics to lure top-talent to join their mission. The reason being is that without the right people on the team, a startup – …

Recruitment

2 Principles That Will Change the Life of Your Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I started my entrepreneurial endeavors in network marketing. Within that circle of entrepreneurial professionals I learned and grasped two powerful principles that really changed my business mindset forever. Those already practicing these …

Entrepreneurship

Want to Be a Good Manager? Pick Up a Book.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For those that have experienced poor communication at a company, you know it isn't pretty – especially for smaller companies.<p>When a manager in a startup isn’t effectively communicating, trust breaks down. When you don’t have trust, people …

Thought Leadership

Live a Healthier Life by Making Consistency Work for You

Routines help stabilize us. Without them, our days would fall to chaos, and we wouldn't be able to manage our time and conduct our business as well.<p>It's no wonder, then, that the same logic applies to your diet and fitness routines. As the old cliché goes, consistency is key.<p>In two studies, …

Nutrition

Merger creates massive L.A. construction firm

Los Angeles engineering and construction firm AECOM Technology Corp. has agreed to acquire a San Francisco competitor, creating what the firm said will be the largest public company based in Los Angeles.<p>AECOM said Sunday it will pay about $4 billion to acquire URS Corp. The combined company will …

Merger of Aecom and URS to create giant L.A. construction firm

Los Angeles construction giant Aecom Technology Corp. — which has worked on downtown L.A. high-rises, World Cup stadiums and New York's new World Trade Center — will buy its San Francisco rival, URS Corp., in a $6-billion deal.<p>The merged company will be among the world's largest firms in the …

Los Angeles

Research Shows Successful Leaders Aren't Just Smart - They're Also Socially Adept

Intelligent people rose to the top of the corporate ladder just a few decades ago regardless of their social skills. But, being smart isn’t enough to guarantee a meteoric rise in the business world anymore – leadership requires you to be socially adept. In fact, your social skills may be just as …