Less Americans are filing for unemployment benefits and have neared a six-year low, according to a report.
The drop in the unemployment rate in August to a 4½-year low was hardly cause for celebration. The rate fell because more people stopped looking for work. Read more »
LaJuanna Russell has lost a third of her revenue and about half of her staff to federal budget cuts. The budget cuts, known as sequestration, slashed Russell's $3 million in revenue by $1 million.... Read more »
The Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building at the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah is now complete bringing an array of the building’s innovate facilities to active use. Read more »
For the fourth consecutive summer, teen employment has stayed anchored around record lows, prompting experts to fear that a generation of youth is likely to be economically stunted with lower... Read more »
Many people do want to telecommute. And some people who don't have that option feel a little jealous of those who do. I base these statements on responses to a column I wrote a couple of weeks ago... Read more »
Utah-based trucking firm C.R. England laid off 81 workers on Friday, calling it a cost-saving measure. In a memo issued by company chief executive officer Chad England, the cuts come as the... Read more »
Here's an important tip for my fellow managers in cubicle country: be flexible, but be prepared for the consequences. If you allow telecommuting, those consequences may include jealousy. Read more »
The Utah Department of Workforce Services announced Friday that Utah’s non-farm payroll employment for July 2013 grew by an estimated 3.5 percent, adding 43,300 jobs to the economy compared... Read more »
There is a growing body of evidence that vacation time is important to people's health, well-being and productivity at work. Read more »
Middle managers are often the focus of complaints and workplace horror stories, but I think most of them sincerely try to do the right thing and have a positive impact on the lives of their employees. Read more »
Many job applications ask for your Social Security number and date of birth. Read more »
The number of people working part-time jobs in Utah has increased over the past five years as employers try to cope with the economic realities of the Great Recession. Read more »
I've written before about things I do to try to be a good dad, from helping with chores to making time for one-on-one outings with the children. However, I don't often ask my kids how they think... Read more »
A list of the 25 best companies for work-life balance according to glassdoor.com. Read more »
On average, Americans are working fewer hours and have more leisure time than their parents did in the 1960s. Read more »
Consumer website NerdWallet ranked both the Provo-Orem and Logan areas among the top 20 cities in the nation for work-life balance, based on income, commute times and hours worked. What can we... Read more »
Kay Himowitz at City Journal notes the unwillingness of women to make the personal and familial sacrifices needed to reach the upper echelons of American business, and wonders if they aren't making... Read more »
Those who quit smoking for at least a year, according to a recent study, earned higher wages than smokers and people who never picked up the habit. Read more »
McDonald's has provided a website to employees that gives advice on how to create and follow a budget. However, some have criticized the sample budget as revealing just how unrealistic it is to... Read more »
When Beth Hendrickson first proposed selling garbage bags instead of candy as a school fundraiser, "people laughed at us." Read more »
Whether it's our national worship of busyness, too-casual attire in the workplace or the decision to take charge of one's personal happiness, the topics I've addressed in the last few months have... Read more »
Lanzoni was on her way from the lacrosse fields of Vanderbilt University to a summer internship at National Geographic in Washington, but her first stop was a dressing room at Nordstrom Rack in... Read more »
As the job market continues to grown more competitive and new technologies continue to replace jobs, education will morph into something students today might not recognize, according to a panel of... Read more »
Some companies help employees prevent difficult financial times by offering free financial advisers. Read more »
Technology magazine Fast Company helps its readers with multiple articles on how to unplug from technology. Read more »
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