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Survey: Most Americans want to be their own bosses
The 9-to-5 lifestyle often comes with the common practice of working for someone else, but 62% of Americans actually want to be their own bosses by establishing their own businesses.
Survey: YouTube now among biggest influences on what kids want to be when they grow up
The YouTube videos your kids watch can exert more of an influence on their career ambitions than their own parents, a reminder to monitor what they watch closely to make sure these outside influences are appropriate for a child to see.
This is the top reason employers expect more people to quit this year
Forty-five percent of hiring managers reported that salary is the main reason why workers quit their jobs. Here's how employers can improve workers' experiences on the job to try to prevent them from leaving.
Research: Working for a company that’s been shamed can cost you money
When you work for a company that's been up to no good, employers will start to think you're up to no good — even if you're innocent. Working for a company that's been accused of misconduct can not only cost your professional reputation, it will literally cost you money.
Survey: Americans have an extremely high bar for what constitutes online harassment
When it comes to online harassment, Americans are more divided on what is right, what is wrong, and who is responsible for the problem.
These are the best jobs in America
The U.S. News Best Jobs of 2018 list is out. Here are the top careers to be in, according to factors like growth, work-life balance, and median salary.
Bad news: You probably don’t have Martin Luther King Jr. Day off
If you work at a business in America, you most likely don't have Martin Luther King Jr. Day off on Monday, January 15, according to a recent survey.
Survey: Millennials want passion more than money
New research on millennials at work shows that when they get a new job, the most popular top priority is being in a role they're passionate about.
Study: Perfectionism is on the rise among millennials
While holding to yourself to a high standard can help you strive for success, perfectionism can also hold your career back when it becomes your only metric for success and satisfaction.
Survey: Highly educated dads get the most time with their children
Six in 10 fathers still say they spend too little time with their children, but highly educated dads with advanced degrees seem to be better off and spend the most time with their children.
These are the cities hit hardest by the winter blues
It's easy to feel like all you want to do is crawl back under the covers instead of heading to work in the morning. These are the top cities where the winter season brings workers down emotionally.
Ex-Google engineer James Damore files class-action suit alleging discrimination against white conservative men
Former Google engineer James Damore filed a class-action lawsuit against Google for discrimination on account of alleged 'perceived conservative political views,' 'their male gender,' or 'their Caucasian race.'
Here’s what one state is doing to help workers caring for elderly parents
What happens when you need to take care of your parents on top of doing your job? Strain on yourself and your colleagues — plus massive lost productivity.
In Iceland, it’s now illegal for men to be paid more than women
Iceland has now made it illegal for men to be paid more than women, reportedly becoming the first country in the world to make public and private employers prove they offer equal pay to men and women for equal work.
New Time’s Up initiative wants to help less famous employees deal with sexual harassment
On Monday, 300 women in Hollywood shared an open letter and an initiative titled 'Time's Up,' which outlined how they would use their privileged platform to help employees who are not famous deal with sexual harassment.
Research: ‘Mental load’ weighs down working mothers
Among working mothers, 72% think it's their responsibility to keep their children’ schedules up to date, compared to 22% of working fathers.
Here are the top 4 companies for working parents
Fortune and Great Place to Work released their list of the top 50 companies for parents who work, plus other research, showing how they benefit employees.
Survey: These are the top skills employees want to learn
Some workers feel like they’ll need to add to their arsenal of skills to keep up at work in the future. Here's what they want to learn.
Poll: Americans have very different definitions of sexual harassment at work
Americans hold startling differences of opinion about what exactly constitutes sexual harassment across gender, race, and generational lines.
Good news: Pay packages are growing
Employers have been having a hard time recruiting, but according to The Wall Street Journal, there's a bright spot: Workers' pay packages are growing.
This household job will pay two people six figures, but you probably can’t cut it
In order to get the six-figure salary being advertised, you must also give as much back in your time, effort, and energy in return.
Survey: 4 in 10 American women say they’ve experienced gender discrimination in the office
42% of working women and 22% of working men say they’ve gone through gender discrimination where they work.
Survey: Majority of managers see year-end bonuses growing in 2017
Forty-two percent of managers surveyed think bonuses will be “somewhat higher” this year than the year before, even though fewer people will be receiving them overall.
Survey: More than half of active job seekers would take a pay cut for the perfect job
While research says that millennials want job flexibility and greater work-life balance just like everyone else, how far would you go for the perfect job?
Survey: Vast majority of employees say they never work up to their potential
The majority of us are walking around in our offices feeling overwhelmed and under-qualified for the work we've been hired to do, according to a new survey.