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Policy

Ohio companies officially allow handguns on work premises

A new law broadens the rights of people who own firearms, but not everyone approves.

Future of Work

Twitch: The video game job that pays so well that people have died for it

A streaming service can earn video game players big incomes — but it means possibly working themselves to death.

Gender at Work

Single women are downplaying their career goals around men, study finds

What women ask for may depend on who they think is listening.

Gender at Work

A Supreme Court nominee shows why many people get maternity leave wrong

Even highly trained lawyers can make mistakes in talking about the impact of maternity leave.

Distractions

The comma that paid workers $10 million

Check your contracts, folks.

Salary

Here’s one mistake you should avoid making in salary negotiations

A salary negotiation gone wrong holds some useful lessons for everyone.

Distractions

Bizarre mask promises to hide your voice during phone calls

A new device aims to make your phone calls discreet, but expect stares anyway.

Office Culture

This startup’s management problems can teach companies how to treat people better

Positive company cultures are rare. Here are some pitfalls to watch for.

Productivity

This week honors sleep in all its forms, so take the hint

We're in a golden age of technology that helps you sleep.

Health

Worker safety rules are quietly going away

Rules that protect office workers and factory workers alike are getting weaker.

Identity at Work

Employers can ban Muslim headscarves, top European court says

Can employees display religious symbols in Europe? It depends on who they work for.

Distractions

The best memes from winter storm Stella

Go forth, winter office warriors, into the internet.

Productivity

How to stay productive during a blizzard

You can get all your work done and still build a snowman.

Office Life

Your office temperature doesn’t have to be miserable

From USB hand-warmers to toasty chairs, ways to get comfortable in the office.

Gender at Work

A workplace self-defense class saved this female jogger’s life

Many employers don't offer self-defense classes — but one saved a woman's life.

Office Culture

India mandates 26 weeks of maternity leave, outpacing U.S.

India outpaces the U.S. with a generous maternity leave policy.

Salary

Doctors have the hardest, and highest-paid, jobs in America

For three years in a row, the tech world has trailed healthcare.

Levelling Up

America lags behind Uganda and Bangladesh for women who own businesses

Women start businesses all over the world despite bad working conditions and little financial support.

Office Culture

Vladimir Putin teaches you how not to compliment women

Some handy examples to show how to appreciate women and embrace the future of work.

Levelling Up

A statue of a fierce young girl is reminding companies to hire more women on Wall Street

The little girl is a bigger sensation than the big, bad bull.

Gender at Work

New research shows how ‘A Day Without a Woman’ will affect global economies

On March 8, many women are on strike to show their economic power. Here's how to measure it.

Gender at Work

10-year-old girl asks her school for a day off to join the Women’s Strike

This young lady showed some great professional instincts.

Office Culture

Being a literal psychopath helps your career

A new study finds that being a psychopath can help you at work. So-called 'good psychopaths' can display the traits of a great CEO.

Pop Culture

7 success lessons from the Russian spies of ‘The Americans’

Here's what you can learn about work by watching "The Americans." Spoiler: many of the lessons are about paying more attention to the people around you.

The Future of Work

Robots won’t take our jobs, say workers — they’ll take yours instead

Two intellectual heavy-hitters, the former CEO of Microsoft and the former Treasury Secretary, are divided on how dangerous robots will be.