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Survey: More than half of workers over 60 are postponing retirement
New research shows that 53% of people ages 60 and up report that "they are postponing retirement" and 24% of workers surveyed say they don’t know how much money they’ll need to put away for their Golden Years.
Study: Taking a 5-day Facebook vacation will reduce stress levels
A new study published in the The Journal of Social Psychology concludes that a short-term hiatus from Facebook can help combat stress.
Are you seeing your coworkers through ‘coffee goggles’?
Many people say 'Don't talk to me until I've had my first cup of coffee' in an attempt to indicate that they are not fit for social interactions with other humans until they have some caffeine in their blood stream. It is a bit of an exaggerated statement but according to a new study, it has some real truth to it.
These are the fastest-growing jobs in each state for 2018
For the second year in a row, SmartAsset found the fastest-growing job in every state. Different types of jobs are available in different parts of the country, and it can be immensely valuable for workers today to get ahead of tomorrow’s employment trends.
This map shows you the best (and worst) cities to make a living
What is the most important measure for your family when it comes to financial security? We suspect it’s the total take-home pay coming into your pocket each year, so we created a map showing the places with the 10 highest and 10 lowest median annual salary earnings in the country.
If your resume shows any of these 7 things, it may cost you a job
While 75% of millennials think "job hopping" looks good, new numbers show that this may not be the case for tech employees. New research from staffing firm Robert Half Technology found that "frequent job hopping" was the most frowned upon thing among CIOs evaluating job candidates.
43% of 18-25 year olds say they’re expected to work during vacation
Americans don't always use their vacation days because they're nervous about job security, but what happens when you're using your time off but are still expected to work? And does it have an effect on your work-life balance?
This US city has the highest percentage of ‘burned out’ workers
A new study reveals the top cause of stress among workers and who and where employees are feeling most burned out at their jobs.
Here are the Top 10 ways people exact revenge on their coworkers
Think about it: How many times has getting angry, led you to get even? If you've done so in the workplace, you're not alone.
These are the most iconic jobs in every state
Americans enjoy such a large economy because they specialize and dominate in a wide range of industries. Similarly, individual states specialize in some industries more than others, as you can see in this map.
Here’s everything you need to know about a career in cannabis
the cannabis business is projected to grow to $24 billion by 2025 and 97% of recreational stores make a profit or break even. If the government and financial institutions continue to support it, we have only seen the tip of the iceberg in terms of how lucrative it can be.
These are the 10 adjectives you’re using too often
We know that there are many words that can make you look dumb, plus, phrases that can make you seem passive-aggressive, clueless and ridiculous, but it turns out that there are also a bunch of adjectives that you’re probably using too frequently as well.
Study finds that ‘very unattractive’ people make more money
A study from the Journal of Business and Psychology of 20,000 young Americans, interviewed the subjects at home at age 16 and then three more times before they turned 29-years-old. The researchers looked at the correlation between attractiveness and income of the participants based on a five-point scale of physical attractiveness from "very unattractive" to "very attractive." They found something very interesting when it came to looks and earnings...
This is the brilliant advice Jeff Bezos just gave on how to hold yourself to high standards
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos certainly doesn't harbor many professional "regrets," but in his most recent letter to company shareowners he illustrates another work principle that he takes very seriously—high standards. In addition to revealing that Amazon has more than 100 million Prime members worldwide, Bezos took a deep look at the power of applying high standards to every aspect of your work. Here are some takeaways from his letter.
This is the surprising benefit of going for that third cup of coffee
That first cup of coffee in the morning is absolutely needed to wake you up. The second cup of coffee a bit later keeps the momentum up. The third cup is when you start to feel a bit guilty and doubt your sense of self. But this new study will help get rid of that guilt.
This is the one takeaway from Steve Jobs’ 1992 MIT talk you must remember at work
Apple titan Steve Jobs spoke to students at the MIT Sloan School of Management decades ago in 1992, but one of his biggest takeaways on work remains relevant today.
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.
6 tips for staying calm the next time you fly in the wake of the Southwest Airlines flight
The recent news of the Southwest Airlines flight that was forced to make an emergency landing in Philadelphia on Tuesday may make even the calmest flier a bit anxious for their next flight. However, not flying isn't really a choice for many of us. In 2016, U.S. travelers took 458.9 million domestic business trips and this is expected to reach 478.2 million by 2020. But there are certain things you can do to calm your nerves (even if it is only slightly) that you may want to keep in mind for your next trip.
Scully on ‘The X-Files’ has helped more women pursue careers in STEM
If you are a woman whose formative years took place between 1993 and 2002 and you now work in the STEM, there is a good chance you probably were a fan of 'The X-Files.' The concept of Gillian Anderson's Dana Scully as a no-nonsense, strong and kickass medical doctor, forensic pathologist and FBI agent inspiring a generation of young women to pursue career in sciences has always been rumoured, but there was never any concrete data to back it up....until now.
This is how much the happiest workers in America make
Recent LinkedIn Learning research shed light on people in the yearly income bracket who like their jobs the most. Surprisingly, 81% members of the $51,000-$75,000 pool said they have "job satisfaction," the most of any category. But this wasn't even the highest amount of income surveyed.
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.
Happy Tax Day! Personal finance tips for the financially clueless
How to set a budget, shop smarter and live better without really knowing what you're doing.
Other than salary, benefits are the top reason someone would leave their current job
The top thing (outside of more money) that would cause an American worker to jump ship for a new job is "better benefits."
How funny bosses can encourage deviant rule breakers
Funny bosses encourage us to let our guard down, but a new study found that their jokes can inadvertently encourage us to let our guard down too much, communicating that the workplace is an upside-down funhouse where rules no longer apply.
Study: ‘Night owls’ have increased risk of death over morning people
People who described themselves as partial to the later hours had a 10% higher risk of passing away than those who prefer the morning. The study was reportedly the "first" one finding that night people are more likely to be dealt this fate.