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Productivity

This study supports you turning off Slack for a few hours per day

Is being in constant communication, through platforms like Slack, actually the best thing for us? According to a new study, maybe not.

Highest Paying Jobs

15 companies in New York right now hiring for $100K positions like crazy

Using data from its continuously updated database of high-paying jobs, Ladders compiled a list of the top 15 companies hiring for $100K jobs right now in New York and surrounding areas including New Jersey. 

News

Stephen Colbert explains ‘extraordinary’ steps he took to get a diverse staff

Simply saying that you want a diverse staff is sometimes not enough to get you one. Just ask Late Show host Stephen Colbert.

News

Study: 20 jobs where the number of women has skyrocketed

Recent data compiled by the site 24/7 Wall St.

News

Survey: 34% of employers reprimanded or fired someone over online content

Recent data from CareerBuilder shows that 34% of companies saw something online that made them "reprimand or fire an employee."

News

Study: The blue lights from our screens can blind us

Researchers at the University of Toledo in Ohio found that our blue-tinted screens are wrecking our eyes and accelerating our risk of blindness.

Confidence

Gabrielle Union on why women need to stop feeling ‘lucky’ when someone likes their idea

At the 2018 #BlogHer conference, Gabrielle Union spoke out how about women should never just feel 'lucky' someone believed in their company.

Morning Routine

Starbucks debuts its first protein-packed coffee

Starbucks has announced that it is introducing its new Protein Blended Cold Brew coffee in both an almond and cacao flavor.

News

This is the best state to have a child in this year

All 50 states (plus D.C.) were examined for "health care," "family-friendliness," "cost" and "baby-friendliness" to find the best place to have a child.

Health

Exercising too much can be bad for your mental health

Logic would seem to be that the more you workout the more your mental health would be in shape (and maybe your biceps too.) However, that isn't necessarily how it works. 

News

‘Snapchat dysmorphia’ has people getting surgery to look like their selfies, doctors report

People used to want to look like celebrities, but now, thanks to "Snapchat dysmorphia," they want to look like their filtered selfies.

News

Survey: 22% of workers ages 18-34 say they’ve been demoted

New data shows that 22% of workers ages 18-34 have "been demoted" on the job and 55% of those demoted ended up quitting after.

News

Nike gets accused of ‘hostile’ culture to women in new suit

Four ex-Nike employees said they endured a "hostile" work culture and were paid less than their male peers, according to a new lawsuit.

Sleep

Study says too much sleep could be worse for your health than getting too little

Is it possible that getting too much sleep can also be bad for your health? According to a new study, the answer is yes.

News

Trying too hard at work is not going to pay off, study finds

How hard should we try at work? Not too hard. Turns out, pouring your all into your work is not necessarily going to pay off in the end.

News

New study shows why Sheryl Sandberg’s ‘Lean In’ is not enough

An unintended side effect of the "lean in" message is it helped people believe women are responsible for causing and fixing the problems they face at work.

Personal Finance

The cities in America with the highest (and lowest) income inequality

We don’t all make the same. There are areas of the country that are more equal than others. These are the 10 cities with the highest income inequality.

Coffee

Brace yourselves: There is now a support group for Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte lovers

Starbucks launched a closed Facebook group, called the Leaf Rakers Society, for those that find it hard to get through the non-Pumpkin Spice Latte months.

News

Survey: 52% of Millennial parents think having kids has been good for their careers

51% of Millennials say they are more family-focused than career-focused and 48% Millennials predict they’ll attain the "American Dream" by age 40.

News

How to give a pep talk that actually works

To get us to actually believe in the encouragement we are hearing, vague compliments and stern motivations in a pep talk are not enough.

Salary

This map shows the highest-paying companies in every state

Some companies are paying big bucks to the Average Joe. Our new map breaks down the highest-paying companies by industry in every state.

Sexual Harrassment

#MeToo movement finds an unlikely champion in Wall Street with the new ‘Weinstein clause’

If you were worried that the #MeToo movement might fade away, fear not. It has been carved into one of the most immovable objects in human history.

News

Survey: Millennials say they need a salary of $80k ‘to feel happy’

Millennials, need an average salary of $80,000 "to feel happy" — those younger than 30 said $53,500, while those 30 and up said $101,500.

News

Japanese medical school admits to manipulating test scores to exclude women

Tokyo Medical University apologized after admitting it had manipulated entrance exam scores for over a decade to limit the number of female students.

News

Good news: A lot of companies plan on giving out raises by end of year!

Employers are offering more palatable packages – and raises – to get employees to stay, a trend documented in a new report released by CareerBuilder.