Articles about The Commute
The states with the safest and most dangerous commutes
Commutes are a major part of our lives – we spend nearly 38,000 total hours driving – so, what are the best and worst states for drivers?
How to prevent a bad start to your day from getting in your way
Here are four other ways to take a breather when you have a bad start to your workday and begin with a huge chip on your shoulder.
Simple self-care tips to practice on your commute
Practice self-care and transform your commute from a necessary evil to something you’ll look forward to at the end of a long work day.
The people with the most free time live in these states
Feel like you have no free time? Perhaps you are living in the wrong state. Coleman Furniture conducted a survey of all 50 states to see which workers have the most free time and they came out with some rather interesting findings.
8 work backpacks for adults that are cooler than your dad’s
What once was considered just for school-aged kiddos or for nerds are now a mainstream must-have for every professional’s wardrobe: backpacks.
The key to better workplace productivity may be self-driving cars
Cars that can drive themselves could relinquish a significant number of hours to focus on other things, like getting a head start on work.
6 ways to stay calm during an overly crowded commute
Here's how to stay calm the next time you're stuck in a tight space on your way to or from work during a commute from hell.
These are the best (and worst) big cities to reside in this year
Home may be where the heart is, but where you live matters as well.
Too hot, too cold? What to wear to work when the weather is insane
From sweaty subway commutes to drafty air-conditioned cubicles, weird weather patterns can make it tough to look put-together and still feel comfortable.
Survey: Driving is the worst in this American city in 2018
Research has found that adding 20 minutes to your commute is like receiving a 19% pay cut. Driving in these cities definitely won't make it any easier.
Survey: The cities with the most employees who would jump ship for a higher salary
The cities with the most employees willing to leave their job for more money and the other top reasons people would "most likely" leave.
The metro areas in America where it pays to be a commuter
For every city and metro area, the math breaks down a little bit differently. In some city centers, the cost of living is not much higher than the outlying metro area while some outlying metro areas have excellent commute options.
Survey: Workers in these cities like the option to telecommute the most
New data from global staffing firm Robert Half shows that people in San Francisco and Los Angeles look for the possibility of telecommuting "at least some of the time" when considering a job more than those in other cities surveyed.
5 ways to cope with endless transit delays on your commute
It's one thing to get caught up in transit delays on your commute once in a while, but what happens when this becomes an everyday-of-the-workweek kind of thing? Here's what to do when you've had it up to here with public transportation to and from work.
LinkedIn Jobs will help you track your potential commute times
When it comes to work, we all know that getting there is half the battle — which is why a new feature could come in handy. LinkedIn announced that its new "Your Commute" capability will let users see how long it'll take to travel to a position as they scour LinkedIn Jobs on their mobile device.
7 signs your commute to work is wearing you down
Those lost hours are more than just a waste of time, though. They may have a detrimental impact on your physical and emotional health, not to mention your productivity and your relationships.
Doing this during your commute could add years to your life
A new study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine found that people who walk faster have a 20% lower mortality risk compared to slower walkers.
These are the states with the best and worst jobs in 2018
Wallethub put together a list of the most attractive states for employment, by comparing the 50 states across 29 key indicators of job-market strength, opportunity and a healthy economy. They also looked at employment growth to median annual income to average commute time.
Here are 5 commutes that are much stranger than yours
No matter if you buckle up and drive, grin-and-bear-it on public transport or hop on your bike to battle traffic on two wheels — the commute is a necessary evil for nearly professional. Let these true stories of wacky commutes propel you to reconsider on you’ll get to work tomorrow
The long commute: How long is too long and why
So how long is too long to get to work? The answer, research suggests, depends on factors besides length.
How to be late for work without making your boss mad
Every company is different and sometimes, showing up late isn't that big of a deal. However, if you're worried, here are some steps you can take to mitigate your tardiness.
4 ways to finally carve out more time for reading
You might love reading the news on your commute, but if not, chances are, you've hit a rough patch where you've had no time to read for fun. Here's how to finally make time for leisure reading again.
How mindfulness can transform your hellish commute into an oasis
How we commute to work sets the tone for the rest of our day, but for too many of us, it’s a lousy experience filled with rotten smells, honking cars, and miserable passengers.
3 hacks to make getting to work on time a little easier
Getting to work on time can be a never-ending struggle. Between rolling out of bed and hitting the road for yet another long commute, there are so many ways that time can slip through the cracks. Here's how to make getting to work on time in the morning a lot easier.
7 ways to make your commute more productive
For many people, the commute into work can seem like a huge waste of time and not to mention monotonous and mundane – yet there are so many ways you can make this time productive and start your day off right.