Articles by Allison Hirschlag

office life

Worried about taking time off? Here’s what to do.

Make sure your work is covered.

technology at work

5 smart ways to protect your job from the coming robot invasion

Don't sit by silently.

Health

8 exercises you can easily do at your desk to improve your day

Your body needs movement during the day. Here's how to get it without waiting for the gym.

Success

This is why working at a small company will make you more successful

When you start at a small company, you learn a lot more, a lot earlier.

Words at Work

5 reasons why we really like people who curse at work

Swearing at work can win you fans because it makes you appear more authentic.

Productivity

4 ways JK Rowling’s advice can inspire you at work

The author of Harry Potter know a lot about motivation. Here's why you should never give up.

Office Culture

Get out of the office for work. It’s good for you.

Working from home is getting a bad rap.

Gender at Work

What Iceland can teach the U.S. about equal pay for women

Iceland's women enjoy the most equality in the world, and here's what the U.S. can learn from the island nation.

Distractions

How Oreo the Cat landed a great job (and what she can teach you)

This is how you get noticed for a good job.

Gender at Work

10-year-old girl asks her school for a day off to join the Women’s Strike

This young lady showed some great professional instincts.

How To

7 secrets to success you can learn from the 7-year-old girl who impressed Google

A precocious kid can teach you a lot about finding a job.

Office Culture

Are you being paranoid about being left out of the loop at work?

It's easy to get anxious. Here's what to do about it.

6 ways to curb your social media addiction during these uncertain times.

If you’ve spent the last couple weeks glued to the internet in anticipation of what part of the world will signal trouble next, you’re not alone.