Articles about Off Hours

Advice

Side hustle wisdom: What works and what to watch out for

Over the past few years, we’ve been hearing everyone from moonlighting CEOs to short order cooks refer to their bonus gigs as side hustles. So, what exactly are they?

Studies

Your paycheck may not matter to a date, but your debt does

When you first start dating someone, you're evaluating them for compatibility with your values, searching for clues for where their interests meet yours. Two new surveys have found that how much our dates earn is not a concern, but whether or not they are in debt definitely does.

Off Hours

Survey: Workers want to take more vacations but are bad at planning time off

As the year gets underway, many of us start to daydream at our desks about vacations we want to take. Although American workers had an average of 22.6 vacation days in 2016 —nearly a full day’s increase from the year prior — around 54% of workers left days unused.

News

A person was able to ‘shoplift’ from Amazon’s new convenience store

CNBC reporter Deirdre Bosa said she was able to leave the Amazon Go store without being charged for a cup of yogurt, a situation Amazon said is a "rare occasion" that "happens so rarely that we didn’t even bother building in a feature for customers to tell us it happened."

Success

Six ways to build an impressive personal brand

Share your passions.

Gender at Work

Survey: Women entrepreneurs believe they have achieved work-life balance

2037 is going to be an amazing year, women entrepreneurs predict.

Words at Work

1 in 5 Americans don’t want to look their boss in the eye when they quit

76% of millennials are checking email from bed. Come on, people.

News

The $700 million Powerball winner quit her job after she won, but you shouldn’t

Stop right there.

Off Hours

The ultimate pre-vacation checklist for an anxiety-free holiday

Your future self will thank you.

News

New study shows that people who are good at their jobs take more vacation time

You're not doing a good job unless you're taking time off.

The Whole Human

Smart weekend rituals to make your workweek less anxious

It's so easy to improve the week ahead.

Business Travel

Aggressive shoeless feet on airplane traumatize fellow travelers

"The left foot reached over and opened a window."

Office Life

Study: People really enjoy breaks from work

You can enjoy yourself while working.

The Commute

7 ways to be a commuter other people don’t hate

Commuting: there's nothing like it.

The Whole Human

Five scientific ways you can make your brain agile

Staying smart takes work.

Off Hours

The surprising things Americans do when they get home from work

Watching TV with no human interaction is probably not the America we want to be.

Office Life

Four important ways to chill out after a tough day

A clear mind is stress-free.

News

Business travelers, rejoice: You can stretch out in your own row on this airline

Welcome to airline sprawl. Ain't it grand?

Off Hours

Americans are afraid to take vacations because we fear losing our jobs

According to new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Americans are all work and no play, taking among the fewest vacation days compared to the rest of the world.

Off Hours

Answering email on vacation wipes out your good memories

Even a little work can erase your vacation memories quickly.

The Commute

Subway riders throw amazing party for a graduate stuck on rush-hour train

Who doesn't want to cry with happiness on their commute?

The Whole Human

3 brilliant ways to be your ‘vacation self’ in the office

You are your best self away from the office. Here's how to be that way in the office too.

Off Hours

Five fun things to do with your time off when you’re out of ideas

Your time off doesn't have to be productive, but it should be rewarding.

Off Hours

People who take vacations are far more likely to get a raise, study shows

Americans are finally using more vacation days, for the first time in 15 years.