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Survey: Americans no longer prefer male bosses

Fifty-five percent of Americans now say that they have "no preference" about their manager's gender, according to a new survey.

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This is how much your parents’ jobs determine your future career

What your parents do for a living can make it more than 400 times more likely that you will inherit their career and follow in their footsteps.

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Anti-harassment training doesn’t work — but this does

Anti-harassment training doesn't work. The most effective solution to ending sexual harassment at work is hiring more women into positions of power.

The Future of Work

This is why Facebook and Google are stealing your life

Companies like Facebook and Google were built to be addictive, say many involved in their creation. These services do not have your best interest at heart.

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Here are two trends plaguing older workers

It’s clear that age plays a huge role in people’s concerns about work as the years tick forward. Here's how age changes older workers' views.

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Survey: Here’s how people really feel about robots in the workplace

Among U.S. workers, only 13% would be “very comfortable” having a position where they worked with robots. This better change, fast.

Advice

Study: This is exactly how much you can brag on your resume before it backfires

Bragging about ourselves on cover letters and resumes can influence a hiring manager's decision. Self-promotional language works — up to a point.

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This is why Americans suffer from vacation deprivation

Among more than 30,000 employed adults surveyed in 30 nations, 43% of American workers claim they don’t take office getaways because of their "budget."

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Most American workers didn’t get raises this year — with this exception

Many people didn't get a raise this year, you're not alone. Besides flying off the handle, here are a few things you can do to change that next year.

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Uber lawsuit says ‘stack ranking’ evaluation is discriminatory

Under stack ranking evaluations, your colleagues become your competitors, and the workplace transforms into a battleground.

Science of Work

Study: Yes, you can be too smart for your own good at the office

You can, in fact, be too smart for your own good, according to a study on what people really want in employees and bosses. Tip: Intelligence isn't it.

Advice

Here are the top holiday work stressors and how to handle them

With Thanksgiving around the corner, the holidays are the perfect time to relax and indulge — but that doesn’t always make for smooth sailing at work.

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Survey: Thinking we’re being paid fairly matters more than actually being paid fairly

How you feel about how your company pays you matters much more than the hard numbers of your paycheck, regardless if you were making a fair wage or not.

Office Life

WeGrow is a new entrepreneur school for five-year-olds

It's never too early to start a business. That's the spirit of WeGrow, a private elementary school for “conscious entrepreneurship” from the WeWork founders.

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Study: Actually, psychopaths aren’t financial geniuses

How do you identify a manager who is a psychopathic force of manipulation and deception? Apparently, body language gives it away.

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New York City institutes paid ‘safe leave’ for domestic violence

A paid 'safe leave' bill has been signed into law in New York City to offer financial support and workplace protection to domestic violence survivors.

Science of Work

Study: Witnessing rudeness in the morning will ruin the rest of your day

A new study found that exposure to rudeness works like a contagion, infecting our moods and productivity with its bad energy.

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Fewer than half of Americans say a successful career is necessary to achieve the American Dream

43% of Americans deem a successful career as essential to the American Dream, and 11% put getting wealthy in that same category.

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Survey: These are the reasons employees stay — or don’t

Employee retention can be difficult, especially when it comes to your top performers. Here's what companies can do to retain their best employees.

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Survey: Remote workers are paranoid and feel left out

Half of remote workers said that they did not feel like their voice was getting heard as much as on-site employees. Morale is low and stress is high.

Office Life

Want 6 extra days of paid vacation a year? You’ll have to quit smoking

Marketing company Piala Inc. introduced a new policy in September that grants its non-smoking employees six extra days of paid time off a year.

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This is how your kids might accidentally get you fired

After an iPhone X engineer brought his daughter to the Apple campus, he was fired after she posted a YouTube video of her visit that went viral.

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Study: This is how important it is to have a supportive manager

As anyone who has had a good mentor or a bad manager at work knows all too well, when you have a supportive boss, it can make all the difference.

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Survey: These are the top office stress factors

Recent research reveals that the top cause of stress for 42% of employees is 'unclear goals,' followed by 'commute' and 'bad manager.' Here's the rest.

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Three states move to block agreements concealing harassment at work

In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, legislators in New York, New Jersey and California are working to block NDAs concealing harassment at work.