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15 things other than salary to consider before you accept that job offer

Job offers must be evaluated carefully to ensure that your goals and personal finances are being served.

Balancing act: Stress, burnout, mistakes top list of workplace fears

Most people will face some kind of fear at work during their careers, but what scares residents of Cubeville the most? A new survey says that "having too much work leading to stress or burnout"... Read more »

Oct. 28, 2014

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Technology can help employees disconnect from the office, if used correctly

While the common assumption may be that technology is ruining work/life balance, some of its features could in fact help. Read more »

Oct. 28, 2014

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3 money moves to make before a career change

If you're considering transitioning to new employment, here are a few strategies to consider before leaving your current position. Read more »

Oct. 27, 2014

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Why the CEO of the Container Store pays himself less and his employees more

Kip Tindell, CEO of the Container Store, believes in paying higher wages to attract the best workers and make it possible for them to live on their income. Read more »

Oct. 23, 2014

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Americans still prefer male bosses

In 1953, more Americans “preferred a male boss” over a female, and the same is true today. Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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Employers and job seekers might as well be from different planets

Half of job seekers don’t even meet the basic requirements for the jobs they’re applying for. Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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Balancing act: What is your ROI for seeking work-life balance?

In the business world, we often talk about "return on investment," or ROI. But when it comes to work-life balance, perhaps we should discuss a "return on life/time investment," or ROLTI. How does... Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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Dave Ramsey says: Keep expectations clear regarding loans

If you don’t already have an agreement, my advice would be to ask him what his expectations are. Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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Facebook is now helping its female employees start a family ... eventually

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Facebook and Apple are willing to pay for their female employees to freeze their eggs. Why potential mothers should give it a "like." Read more »

Oct. 20, 2014

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How daydreaming helped one woman go from receptionist to music executive in three years

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Erica Grayson got a job as a receptionist in the music industry when she was 20. Now, she's leading the way in music. How? Daydreaming. Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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Millennials may do career and home life differently, but they have the same goals

Millennials are breaking tradition by purchasing less homes and finishing more school, but their end goals aren’t all that different from their parents'. Read more »

Oct. 15, 2014

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Facebook, Apple pay for egg freezing, sperm donors

Free lunches, dry cleaning, massages — frozen eggs? Read more »

Oct. 15, 2014

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Balancing act: 'One of those weeks' teaches work-life lessons

Every family has one of those weeks now and then. You know the kind. You circle it on the calendar months in advance because you know it's going to be tough. But even extremely busy weeks can teach... Read more »

Oct. 14, 2014

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Good manners count in business setting

Good manners are a measuring stick in professional settings, even if people aren't overtly taking notes. Read more »

Oct. 14, 2014

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Will there be a three-day workweek? The world's richest man thinks so

The world’s richest man thinks the three-day workweek will happen, along with a later retirement age. Read more »

Oct. 9, 2014

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How to answer 10 weird questions you'll get in an interview

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Yes, you might get some weird questions during an interview. Here are 10 of the strangest. Read more »

Oct. 8, 2014

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If you could work abroad, what country would you choose?

Only 31 percent of Americans would consider working outside of the U.S., while over 60 percent of the global population would willingly move abroad for work. Read more »

Oct. 8, 2014

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Hacking a big danger for small businesses

It's not just big businesses like JPMorgan Chase, Target and Home Depot that get hacked. Small companies suffer from intrusions into their computer systems, too. Read more »

Oct. 8, 2014

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Balancing act: Survey — Workers choose telecommuting to avoid office politics, interruptions

Fifty-four percent of respondents in a new survey said that their home, not the office, was their location of choice to undertake important job-related assignments.When asked why, avoiding office... Read more »

Oct. 7, 2014

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Longer hours, intense workloads could be killing you

Would you speak up if an employee or peer were working himself close to a hospital stay — or maybe even to death? Read more »

Oct. 7, 2014

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Employees are tired, but time off may not be the answer

Some employers are taking drastic measures to ensure their employees’ happiness, but researcher Christina Maslach thinks that most companies aren’t addressing the real issue. Read more »

Oct. 2, 2014

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7 ways to help your loved one when they've lost their job

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Your loved one just lost their job. So what can you do to help them? Here's a look at the different things you can do. Read more »

Oct. 1, 2014

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How home life affects the job market, and vice-versa

A better job market is linked to a more motivated, supported, financially successful, content and physically healthy workforce, according to a recent Gallup survey. Read more »

Oct. 1, 2014

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Employees with work friends more committed to companies, study shows

A recent national study of worker relationships says work friends matter more than ever and companies should care more about fostering those connections. Read more »

Sept. 30, 2014

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Choose temp work for career advancement

The number of workers employed through temporary help agencies is at all-time highs. Each week about 3 million people — 2 percent of the workforce — cycle through staffing companies. Read more »

Sept. 30, 2014

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