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Sitting at work is killing you: Here’s how to take a stand
Sitting all day wreaks havoc with your body and has been shown to increase your rate of early death by anywhere from 12-40%.
This iPhone feature can radically improve your life and relationships
How to radically enhance your memory, since remembering key details is essential to becoming a good friend and, without question, when you become a good friend, you will change people’s lives.
This study finds that men are more susceptible to Imposter Syndrome than we thought
It is believed that more women tend to experience Imposter Syndrome as a result of social conditioning. However in a new exploratory paper, published in Personality and Individual Differences, researchers found that more men may experience Imposter Syndrome, especially when amplified by stress.
Vermont is offering remote workers $10,000 to move to its state
If you work remotely, pack up your bags! Maple syrup and mountains are calling for you. On Wednesday, Vermont Governor Phil Scott, signed into law a bill that will pay eligible remote workers $10,000 to move to the state of Vermont in 2019.
This robot butler is being trained to do your chores
No one enjoys picking up after themselves, and in the future, you may not have to, because your robot butler will be cleaning your house for you, always ready and able to lend a helping hand. That's the world researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and the University of Toronto are envisioning.
These are the highest paying companies in each state
Are you living in the right state to find a high paying job in your field? Well it used to be harder to determine that, but now companies have to be more transparent about employee salaries.
Why one-day diversity training like Starbucks did is not enough
Can systemic racism get tackled in a four-hour crash course into diversity? Experts and research on the topic are skeptical.
Study: People who work from home have more insomnia and back pain
When you work from home, you don't have to worry about your boss lurking over your shoulder, and you don't have to deal with noisy coworkers distracting you. The big downside? When you can work from anywhere, you could always be working. This is the stress that a new report from the International Labour Organization documents.
This equestrian clothing brand may replace athleisure in your office
Except for finance and law and a handful of other industries, overall professional attire has become quite casual in the last five years and heck, let's just say it, sloppy. Thanks to the invention of athleisure wearing clothing you would wear both during and after a yoga class has become the norm attire in many a startup.
Survey: After college, women are more likely to get stuck in jobs they are overqualified for
After you graduate from college, your job prospects may be slim. In the need to be employed, you may take a job you are vastly overqualified for, thinking "this will just be for a little bit." But the first job you take in your career sets the tone for the rest of it.
How employers’ time-tracking systems steal from your salary
Nowadays, many employers rely on digital time-tracking software to monitor when employees are working. It may be more efficient than the punch clocks of yore, but a new study published in American Business Law Journal found that it contributes to wage theft.
These are the jobs seeing the biggest jumps in salary this year
You would think some of the fancier job titles would be the ones seeing the biggest increases in wages, but according to Glassdoor's latest ranking of jobs showing the fastest wage gains over the past year it is positions in lower-skill, lower-paying fields that are seeing the most growth.
9 awesome work situations that make you say YES
There are workplace situations that, for some, come by so rarely that they are worth their weight in gold, and they have nothing to do with the salary! These are the things that make any person wake up excited to go into work and more likely to work harder to perform their best.
Survey: These are the majors that will help you get you a job the fastest
Here's the full list of majors that are "the most in-demand" at companies seeking to employ recent grads this year.
Doing this primal, animal-like ritual may help reduce your work stress
There are tons of tips out there on how to reduce stress. From meditation to exercise to a daily glass of wine, but perhaps the simplest one and arguably most effective one has been around since humans came into existence. Letting out a loud and long primal scream may be the way to reduce stress, according to research.
Study: Here are the Top 10 jobs attracting the most transplants
While people tend to move to certain cities for jobs — and leave others behind — the most popular position people relocate for is Chemical Engineer, according to new data from Glassdoor.
This is what causes poor communication in the workplace
It’s easier than ever to communicate with colleagues. And yet, that doesn’t always make us more efficient. In fact, just the opposite happens.
5 fascinating books on how to break bad habits
Let’s look at 5 books that will teach you how habits work, why your brain won’t do the “right” thing, how to address these issues, and how to defeat the dark forces that are actively working against your best intentions.
This new AI service will transcribe conference calls in real-time
With a new voice-driven, artificially-intelligent service, you'll never have to pay attention during long, boring conference calls again.
From supermodel to super role model: Karlie Kloss’s effort to get more women in tech
We are constantly told there are not enough women pursuing careers in the STEM fields. Part of the problem is the pipeline issue. This is something model and entrepreneur Karlie Kloss has been tackling since 2014 when she launched her foundation Kode With Klossy to help teach young girls to code.
Ashton Kutcher’s simple, yet brilliant, email strategy
On a recent episode of The Thrive Global Podcast, Thrive Global founder and CEO Arianna Huffington sat down with television and film actor, venture capitalist, philanthropist, producer and — the role that matters most to him — father Ashton Kutcher. In a wide-ranging conversation, Huffington and Kutcher spoke about everything from family, social media and privacy to sleeping, time management and what it means to truly relax.
12 awards I deserve as your office Millennial
First of all, let me congratulate you on hiring me, your token office Millennial. Now, as you may have read on one of the many great trustworthy news sources of our time, like Pop Sugar or Twitter, my generation needs to be recognized for our success. So I’m going to need you to affirm me now.
Here’s what a 52-week paid parental leave looks like
With more than two years of experience with the 52-week parental leave, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's chief human resources officer has said the policy change was a wise move.
5 genius Slack apps you never knew you needed
If you use Slack (a popular professional messaging system) for work, you may be familiar with how it works. The tool makes it possible to create specific discussion “channels,” chat with another team member directly or make a fun group chat with several of your bestie coworkers. But you probably didn’t know that Slack also hosts a ton of awesome apps that could make your workday that much more productive.
This class will literally teach you how to brag about your career
Though you may know your good at your job and have accomplished a lot, when it comes to sharing that news with others many people struggle, especially women. Luckily, now there is a class to help you become a better bragger.