Human Resources

Think Perks Are an Incentive? Your Team Doesn't.

Perks are how you acknowledge and thank employees, not how you motivate them.<p>Earlier this year, we completed research for our book, <i>The Employee Experience: How to Attract Talent, Retain Top Performers, and Drive Results.</i> In writing the book, we looked at why individuals joined, stayed and …

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The rise of 'ego-mail': Office workers use email tactics to climb career ladder

Ambitious employees have long struggled with the best method to show off their latest big success or point out that a colleague is struggling.<p>But the addition of email has created a whole new way for them to get ahead.<p>Pushy office workers are increasingly using "ego-mail" as a way to climb the …

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Report: Factory Workers Who Make Ivanka Trump’s Clothing Line Work Grueling Hours For About $60 Per Week

At about the same time as reports arrived about Ivanka Trump creating a fund that will benefit female entrepreneurs, the president’s daughter is dealing with some bad news surrounding her own brand. According to <i>The Washington Post</i>, a factory in China that’s known to be routinely used by Ivanka’s …

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Flexible working is making us work longer

<i>“Freedom is slavery.” — George Orwell,</i> 1984<i>.</i><p>Imagine if you could work whenever and wherever you wanted. Would you work less and enjoy more time with family and friends? Or would you end up perpetually working, have work spill over into the rest of your life?<p>Many do not have to imagine what this …

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Dortmund stun Bayern Munich 3-2 in German Cup semi-final

The cup exit in Munich leaves Bayern winless in their last five games following back-to-back losses to Real Madrid.<p>Borussia Dortmund fought back to …

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There Are 5 Job Characteristics That Make Employees Happy (And 7 That Make Them Want To Quit)

Through his research, Fredrick Herzberg, famous for the Motivation-Hygiene Theory, discovered a dichotomy that would forever redefine job satisfaction.<p>You've heard it a million times, " Millennials are obsessed with making a difference," "They want a trophy for everything," and "They think they …

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Autonomy in the workplace has positive effects on well-being and job satisfaction, study finds.

Posted on Apr 26, 2017<p>New research into workplace culture has found that employees with higher levels of autonomy in their work reported positive …

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In Sweden, 6-Hour Workdays Boost Productivity, Energy and Happiness

Could shorter workdays benefit your company's bottom line?<p>Office perks such as free snacks and gym membership discounts only go so far. Turns out, if you really want to make your employees happy, you might consider cutting their hours.<p>That’s what one Swedish city found. Recently, researchers in the …

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Tyson Foods Promises Better Conditions And Safety For Meat Workers

Under pressure from worker advocates and growing consumer awareness, Tyson Foods on Wednesday promised better conditions for employees at its meat-processing plants.<p>Tyson, in a rare move for an industry heavily criticized for lack of worker safeguards, announced it would provide regularly scheduled …

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How to Make Your Employees Happier and More Productive

Your employees are the mirror of your company. The happier they are with their jobs, the better they will talk about your company and you as their …

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Why you should never eat at your desk again

There are lots of reasons why you might be in the habit of eating at your desk.<p>Maybe your workday is jam-packed full of meetings, and lunch time is the only part of your day you feel you can "catch up" on emails.<p>Maybe you're working on a deadline, and you feel like typing with one hand and eating a …

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It's not a perk when big employers offer egg-freezing – it's a bogus bribe

Companies such as Apple and Facebook are helping female employees put off motherhood in the name of empowerment. But these women are being dealt a dodgy hand<p>Although you may want one, you do not need a relationship with a man to have a baby. You need money and time. You can buy sperm; sometimes it …

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The Most Attractive Employers For Business Students In 2017

Large companies spend a great deal of time and money on maintaining their brand image. Although that image can shift quickly when crisis strikes, a large firm’s reputation typically holds steady for longer than you might think.<p>Today research and advisory firm Universum Global released its list of …

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Mohun Bagan, East Bengal game for revamped ISL, request AIFF to waive off franchise fee

Bagan and East Bengal will now put forward a memorandum and meet AIFF president and secretary in the first week of May seeking their …

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Danni Roche calls for an urgent culture change at the AOC amid allegations of bullying

EMBATTLED AOC president John Coates has issued an apology for comments he made in a leaked email when referring to an employee with cancer.<p>Coates, …

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Why a Possum Is Messing With Your Google Local SEO

Did your business drop out of the local search results on Google? It could be because of Possum!<p>According to a recent report, 53 million Americans (34 percent of the U.S. workforce) work from home as freelancers and/or home-based business owners.<p>In the fast paced digital environment that we …

SEO

Turning up the office heating could help fight diabetes and obesity

Arguments over the office thermostat have become part of everyday life.<p>But a new academic paper suggests abandoning the usual compromise of about 21 …

Workplace Wellness

5 Ways to Prevent Workplace Violence or Bullying at Work

Employment Work-Life-Balance<p>Your workplace is where you make a living and improve your trade. The last thing you want to deal with at work is someone …

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75 Best Camper Storage Ideas Travel Trailers

Insanely Awesome Organization Camper Storage Ideas Travel Trailers No 01<p>Insanely Awesome Organization Camper Storage Ideas Travel Trailers No …

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Trump to sign order creating accountability office at VA

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order creating an accountability and whistleblower protection office at the Department of Veterans Affairs.<p>Trump, who made improving veterans' care a prominent issue as he campaigned for office, was issuing the order Thursday while …

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We Asked Techies to Share the Most Frivolous, Absurd Things They’ve Seen at Their Start-ups

Start-ups are adept at wasting investors’ money and creating divas out of their employees.<p>In one scene in <i>Disrupted</i>, the 2016 memoir in which …

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Age discrimination in the workplace happening to people as young as 45: study

Almost a third of Australians perceived some form of age-related discrimination while employed or looking for work in the last 12 months - starting …

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NSW govt in huge digital collaboration project

The NSW government is planning to roll out a digital collaboration platform to up to 400,000 employees, with Workplace by Facebook emerging as an …

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UC President Janet Napolitano hid $175 million while raising tuition, paying excessive salaries

posted at 8:31 pm on April 26, 2017 by John Sexton<p>A state audit released Tuesday concludes that the University of California Office of the President, …

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These Bay Area Companies Are Set to Disrupt the Workplace

San Francisco and Silicon Valley are home to some of the most innovative companies in the world. But beyond the latest tech product on the market, …

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Texas scores big recruiting win over Oklahoma, lands commitment from 4-star DE

This Story is About...<p>Texas has scored a major victory on the recruiting trail.<p>Four-star Putnam City (Okla.) defensive end Ron Tatum gave the …

Recruitment

New Deep Ellum coworking space fills very specific niche

A new coworking space has launched in Deep Ellum, and it aims to serve a very specific niche. <b>Frontier Coworking</b> is the brainchild of entrepreneurs …

Texas

Kit and Ace trims head office staff, international stores

The company is shifting focus to its Canadian locations and global e-commerce platform.

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The important lessons: Death from overwork is so common in Japan, that there's a term for it — 'karoshi'

<i>This week’s non-fiction book of the week is The Weekend Effect: The Life-Changing Benefits of Taking Time Off and Challenging the Cult of Overwork,</i> …

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150 workers die each day from hazardous work conditions: AFL-CIO study

About 150 workers each day died as a result of hazardous working conditions in 2015, according to a new labor analysis.The AFL-...

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