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03

Apr

Looking to hire? Have you considered a cat?A new SCPA program wants to get more cats out of shelters and into businesses and office spaces.

Looking to hire? Have you considered a cat?
A new SCPA program wants to get more cats out of shelters and into businesses and office spaces.

27

Dec

Work stress now = More hospital visits laterIf your job is stressing you out it could cost you in hospital visits when you get older, a new study says.

Work stress now = More hospital visits later
If your job is stressing you out it could cost you in hospital visits when you get older, a new study says.

23

Dec

7 easy ways to be more productiveFrom at-your-desk jam sessions to setting aside emails while on a deadline, here are some ways to make your day at the office a little smoother.

7 easy ways to be more productive
From at-your-desk jam sessions to setting aside emails while on a deadline, here are some ways to make your day at the office a little smoother.

29

Nov

10 cubicle-friendly indoor plantsThese pretty plants will brighten your workday, clean your air and improve concentration.

10 cubicle-friendly indoor plants
These pretty plants will brighten your workday, clean your air and improve concentration.

23

Nov

Does religion make people work harder?Researchers recommend that human resource departments create the space for spirituality at work by setting up affinity groups and meditation rooms.

Does religion make people work harder?
Researchers recommend that human resource departments create the space for spirituality at work by setting up affinity groups and meditation rooms.

27

Oct

Why taking breaks is good for your brainTitans of business, geniuses and famous artists have all taken time during the workday to relax — and so should you.

Why taking breaks is good for your brain
Titans of business, geniuses and famous artists have all taken time during the workday to relax — and so should you.

23

Jul

According to statistics compiled by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, Germans work just 27.8 hours per week, one of the lowest standards among countries studied in the OECD. Although you might think fewer hours worked should mean a lower standard of living, Germany defies the odds. Not only do Germans maintain a high standard of living, but Germany also maintains one of the strongest economies in Europe.The 10 best countries to work in

According to statistics compiled by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, Germans work just 27.8 hours per week, one of the lowest standards among countries studied in the OECD. Although you might think fewer hours worked should mean a lower standard of living, Germany defies the odds. Not only do Germans maintain a high standard of living, but Germany also maintains one of the strongest economies in Europe.
The 10 best countries to work in

19

Jul

10 ways to do what you love for a livingFinding other entrepreneurs who have done it first is just one step working for something you’re passionate about.

10 ways to do what you love for a living
Finding other entrepreneurs who have done it first is just one step working for something you’re passionate about.

17

Jul

Bicycle sales have been on a steady march upward, and innovations like electric bikes make it easier for everyone to enjoy getting out for a ride. Here are seven companies that are going above and beyond the corporate call of duty in encouraging their workers to bike to work.7 awesome American bike-friendly employers

Bicycle sales have been on a steady march upward, and innovations like electric bikes make it easier for everyone to enjoy getting out for a ride. Here are seven companies that are going above and beyond the corporate call of duty in encouraging their workers to bike to work.
7 awesome American bike-friendly employers

09

Jun

Pets in the officeAllowing employees to bring their pets to work can boost morale around the entire office.

Pets in the office
Allowing employees to bring their pets to work can boost morale around the entire office.