Most people spend anywhere from 20 to 80 hours every week on the job. That's a huge chunk of your time -- so it's a good idea to know what's going on in the world of work.
Ever had someone ask you for a reference that you didn't want to give? Or been unsure of what your reference may say about you? Professional references can be minefields, but they don't have to be.
Studies have shown that people spend less than half of each day really being productive. So, why not reduce the workweek to 32 hours and get more done? Although it's worked at a number of companies, others balk at making the change.
You can fulfill that childhood dream of becoming like Ariel in "The Little Mermaid." Mermaid classes are popping up all over the U.S. and internationally. Some people even make a career of it.
Coworking spaces are on a tremendous growth curve. But are they all they're cracked up to be?
Whether in person or (worse) by webcam, the office meeting doesn't have to be long, boring and pointless. Not if you implement these five tips.
How can you answer the salary requirements question without selling yourself short? One expert says, "Just say no."
No college degree in the world could prepare you to be the Duckmaster at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis, Tennessee.
Know a recent college grad looking for a job? A study on entry-level job salaries says the market is the best it's been in years.
A three-year study found workers in open offices were so self conscious about their images they changed the way they dressed.
Research shows that being unemployed has negative health effects, but having a bad job can cause stress that's detrimental to well-being.
You may be able to get a will drawn up for free or free financial advice -- but these types of HR benefits often go begging. Here's why.
Not only is helping colleagues mentally draining, but it can also promote self-serving behaviors, a new study shows.
Eight percent of U.S. teachers are quitting every year. Some of them are communicating exactly why they're quitting via online resignation letters that we can learn from.
Artists can struggle to turn their art into a living. Learn more about artists and options for them to make a living out of their art in this video from HowStuffWorks.
Some people find this as lucrative as hosting overnight stays, but with less hassle.
A study shows that brain performance lowers in older workers once they pass 25 hours per week. But does that mean they should cut back?
Dreams really can come true, gamers.
Like diving? Like golf? Not afraid of alligators? This could be your dream job.
And did we mention the foldable computers? Or the auto-inflate beanbag chairs? Or the smart fridge that may finally prevent you from stealing your co-worker's food?
Women in America have come a long way, baby, in certain occupations. But there are others where they are barely represented. Which ones are they — and why?
Female coders' work is less accepted than male coders' even though it may be better, according to a new study. Women coders we spoke with agreed.
Some jobs are so critical to everyday life that they've never gone out of style. Whether it's the first or the 21st century, you can find a baker, a soldier and a judge. Which job titles have been around for 2,000 years?
Mark Zuckerberg says he's taking two months off to be home with his newborn. What does that really mean in our wireless world?
Publicity stunt? Sure. Adorable? Oh yeah. After an extensive hunt for a new manager, this Romanian Internet startup ended up hiring a cat named Boss.
Study shows sarcastic remarks can help creativity. But not everyone agrees.
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