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Today's Top Stories September 19, 2017

Productivity

Why you should hit pause more often

Taking a pause can do wonders for your productivity and personal satisfaction. Here's why and how.

Happiness

6 job perks that actually inspire employee happiness

For most employees, the largest contributor to their sense of contentment at the office is tied to small, yet significant values the company upholds.

Gender at Work

Does your company know if it has a gender pay gap?

Companies are not explicitly out to discriminate against employees. Here's how they can find and fix any disparities.

Office Life

5 things you should never say when asking for a raise

Asking for a raise is always tough. It will be even tougher if you make any of these five common mistakes. Here's how to avoid them.

Office Life

How not to feel left out and alone at work

When you start a new job, it's natural to feel left out of the workplace camaraderie, especially as you try to break into the "office tribes." FOMO is real.

Office Life

Here are people’s biggest coworker pet peeves

Do you sit next to someone who chews loudly? Do they type louder than thunder? Do they eat food that smells up the whole office? We've all had an issue with a co-worker at one point or another. Ladders went out to ask people what bugs them about the people in their offices.

Happiness

If you’re stressed, new study says to think of yourself as someone else

To put your problems in perspective, it helps to give yourself some objective distance. Here's a new technique with scientific backing.

Productivity

Here’s how getting fit can help your career

What is the relationship between working out and career success? Simple, your body is the vehicle that does it all.

Office Life

This is the woman to call when you ‘Need a Mom’

When you were young and life got hard and confusing, your mom was probably one of your go-to counselors for advice. Fast forward and now you're a young adult and guess what: Life is harder and more confusing so who are you going to turn to?

The Future of Work

Why the workplace, not college, may be the best education

Job skills -- how to use new software, piece through data, give presentations, speak in public -- are not what you learn at college. For practical, job-based skills, get a job.

Inside the Latest Career News

Success

7 things successful people never apologize for at work

Job skills -- how to use new software, piece through data, give presentations, speak in public -- are not what you learn at college. For practical, job-based skills, get a job.

Success

Four ways to make this your summer of success

Job skills -- how to use new software, piece through data, give presentations, speak in public -- are not what you learn at college. For practical, job-based skills, get a job.

Technology at Work

We waste 17 hours every week on pointless work email

Job skills -- how to use new software, piece through data, give presentations, speak in public -- are not what you learn at college. For practical, job-based skills, get a job.

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