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Today's Top Stories May 25, 2017

productivity

Why the 8-hour workday doesn’t work

This antiquated approach to work is holding us back.

Age at Work

One sunny American city is the best for summer jobs

Things aren't too bad for summer jobs in the Midwest, either.

The Whole Human

How to create the perfect work-from-home environment

Here are 7 ideas for constructing the ideal work environment.

Office Life

4 ways smart people cope at work after a terrorist attack

On Monday, a terrorist bombing killed at least 22 people, including children, and injured at least 59 more people who were attending an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England.

Off Hours

People who take vacations are far more likely to get a raise, study shows

Americans are finally using more vacation days, for the first time in 15 years.

Gender at Work

Women keep women in engineering, study shows

The "Queen Bee" theory is false, especially in engineering.

Office Life

The 5 blessings of introverts at work

Everyone can learn how to be better at work from introverts.

the whole human

8 ways smart people act stupid

Intelligent people have a reputation for making dumb mistakes.

Entertainment

We all have a little Elsa in us at work, says co-author of ‘Frozen’

Let it goooooo.

Animals at Work

Amazon’s pro-dog strategy puts other companies to shame

Amazon's new dog park shows companies can be pet-friendly even outside their walls.

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