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These are the 25 Fortune 500 companies that offer the most remote-friendly jobs

Working remotely is becoming the norm. There has been a 115% percent increase in telecommuting between 2005-2015 and the percentage of workers doing all or at least some of their work remotely has increased from 19% in 2003 to 24% in 2015, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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These are the cities where working women see the most success in their careers

More women are working than ever before. In 1948 only 32% of women were in the labor force nationwide and as of February 2018, that number is now at 57%. However, there are certain cities that are home to more successful women than others.

technology

There’s a less stressful way to receive smartphone notifications

Researchers found a way to receive notifications that left study participants happier, less stressed, feeling more productive, and more in control.

mentors

This female tech CEO says women need more male mentors

Brit + Co CEO Brit Morin wants to remind you that you should not shy away from men when it comes to choosing a mentor.

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Walking while texting could make you dangerously distracted

Before you cross the street, you need to remember to first look up from your phone. We are taught to watch out for distracted drivers when walking, but a new report is asking us to be more mindful of our own addictively distracting devices.

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These are the hottest jobs in America in 2018

Many of the highest-paying jobs are in the technology sector — machine learning engineers, data scientists, computer vision engineers, full stack developers — while the bottom is largely comprised of occupations from a variety of industries, including pharmacists, construction managers, and architects.

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New headset would allow ‘silent speech’ between humans and tech

There's new technology that wants to make conversations with your devices and other humans completely silent and seamless. People will be able to talk without opening their mouth.

Productivity

7 wellness hacks to supercharge your creativity before 10 a.m.

From what happens within the first hour after your alarm clock sounds to what you do right before you lock your front door, try these wellness hacks to boost your creativity, ASAP.

Technology

5 ways your phone is ruining your sleep (and your life)

Did you know that 71% of people actually fall asleep either holding their smartphone, having it in bed with them, or having it on their nightstand? In other words, we are addicted to our phones and it is really taking a toll on our sleep which can throw off our waking hours.

Business travel

5 hacks this 26-year-old CEO uses to survive traveling all the time

Take it from someone on a plane half her month.

News

Even if your phone’s turned off, its nearby presence is distracting you

Turns out, putting your smartphone down in front of you will not help you escape its distracting siren's call. According to new research, our phone's mere presence is enough to wreak havoc on our ability to think ... even if it's face down.

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Survey reveals people think Siri and Alexa are female tech leaders

When it came naming famous male tech leaders, the majority of respondents had no problems. But when it came to naming a woman, only 4% could actually produce a name. The problem: A quarter of them named virtual assistants “Siri” and “Alexa.”

News

Report: IBM has been discriminating against older employees for years

Looking for a new job? If you're over a certain age, you may not be welcome at IBM.

Advice

Arianna Huffington on sleep, burnout culture and a new FOMO

For National Sleep Day, we spoke to Arianna Huffington what companies can do to help their employees' sleep habits, and her company Thrive's new app.

How To

Why I decided to ditch all the apps and go back to a paper planner

Here’s what the transition was like, and what I learned after the first month reacquainting myself with it.

Advice

How this senior tech exec stopped manning up and just started leading

She had to give herself permission to be her authentic self in her role.

Advice

I failed my training exams. Is there any hope for my future now?

This is going to be a game-changer in your career.

News

These are the states where the economy is strong and opportunities are growing

If you're looking for a new job, especially in the tech field, you may want to consider moving to these states according to U.S. News & World Report.

Equal pay

These are the cities where women are obliterating the pay gap in tech

If you're a woman in tech, it seriously pays off to work in these cities, where the gender pay gap is becoming closer and closer to obsolete.

Productivity

When distraction is a good thing

Digital distractions — social media, video games, puzzles, television shows, podcasts, and sports — can build strength, skills, knowledge, and self-efficacy or serve as temporary escape from an uncomfortable reality. Figuring out which it is can help you be more productive.

News

Relax! Using your cellphone at work won’t give you cancer

Frequent daily cellphone use most likely does not lead to an increased health risk according to a new report.

News

Here is Elon Musk’s out-of-this world new pay package at Tesla

Elon Musk has agreed to stay as the company's CEO for the next decade in exchange for a highly unusual pay package based on market value and operational milestones that Musk must reach.

Sleep

4 ways to use technology to get your best night’s sleep

We've rounded up the best sleep technology that you can use when counting sheep isn't enough to help you find that elusive good night's sleep.

Office Life

Amazon wants Alexa to be your new coworker

Do you need an executive assistant who can stay out of sight and always be ready to complete your bidding at your command? Amazon is banking on it.

Productivity

Ten bad habits you must eliminate from your daily routine

Get rid of these 10 bad habits and see all the good that happens next.