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How to Make an Employee Schedule

When making an employee schedule, find out who's available when, have employees fill in their preferred hours and then you fill in the rest. Learn how to make an employee schedule in this article.


What's the Best Way to Figure Out if Employees Are Happy?

The annual employee engagement survey seems pretty useless. So what are some alternatives?

Why Your Employer Should Cut You Some Slack After Your Team Loses

It's not so easy to leave Sunday's blowout game behind when it's time to go to work on Monday. A new study has some ideas on how companies can handle this issue.

Big Bucks for CEOs Doesn't Mean Better Company Performance

In fact, you might want to consider which CEOs get the lowest pay when you're picking stocks to buy.

How Does Your Boss Compare to Optimus Prime?

You can learn about leadership in the darnedest of places. Like the 1980s television program "The Transformers."

Is Anyone Really Using the Foosball Table? Office Perks Employees Actually Want

Rooftop gardens and nap pods sound cool, but that's not what employees really value, nor do they help the bottom line, say experts.

Guess Who Doesn’t Like Minimum-Wage Raises? Everybody Else

If you give your employees on the bottom a salary increase, you'd better do the same for those in the middle, to keep up morale.

Does working from home make you less productive?

In February 2013, Yahoo employees found a surprising e-mail in their inboxes –- no more teleworking. Remaining Yahoo folks will start being "physically together" in the office come June. Was decreased productivity behind this now infamous move?

When making an employee schedule, find out who's available when, have employees fill in their preferred hours and then you fill in the rest. Learn how to make an employee schedule in this article.

Do we work harder when we're paid hourly?

Most workers in the United States are paid by the hour, which means if they work more than 40 hours in a week, they get paid overtime. Does that make them work harder?

How Unemployment Works

Even in a wealthy nation like the United States, unemployment is an unavoidable fact of life. What makes the rate high and what should you do if you lose your job?