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Employee Happiness

5 Surprising Ways To Get People Pumped About Their Job

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 07.18.2016 | Business

Organizations are constantly looking for ways to ramp up employee engagement. People want motivated teams and high productivity at the office, but the...

Mindful Workplace Culture? Let's Talk R&R

Women’s iLab | Posted 07.14.2016 | Business
Women’s iLab

During my early childhood, adolescent, and younger adult years, I remember these cherished and vivid memories of my mother sitting-cheerfully and pleasantly-at either the kitchen or dining room table with a pen and note card in hand, writing vivaciously to friends, family, colleagues, and neighbors- detailed and thoughtful notes embodying an unwavering and bountiful sense of love, gratitude and appreciation.

Uniqlo Jumps On The Happy Worker Bandwagon

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 08.21.2015 | Business

In a move meant to make its workers happier, Uniqlo will start offering full-timers at its Japanese stores the option of working four-day weeks, a spo...

ReWork: Rethinking Work and Well-being

Arianna Huffington | Posted 04.01.2015 | Business
Arianna Huffington

We've launched a dedicated section on The Huffington Post, ReWork: Rethinking Work and Well-being. Here you'll find success stories, news about what's working, innovative programs, case studies and the latest data about the many positive business effects of well-being and sustainable work practices. Since our workplace culture is driving so much of the epidemic of stress we all feel overwhelmed by, it's going to be our workplaces that will accelerate the changes already underway. More and more people are realizing that they don't have to put their humanity on hold when they leave for work, that they're more than their résumés and that a sense of well-being and success doesn't have to come at the cost of burnout. And more and more companies are realizing that investing in their employees' well-being is also good for business.

WATCH: This Is What A Stress-Free Workplace Looks Like

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

While many companies are focusing on stats, figures and incomes, one company is prioritizing a different kind of prosperity -- employee happiness. ...

Want To Unwind And Be More Productive? Here's What Your Boss Could Be Doing To Help

Posted 11.12.2013 | Healthy Living

Many of us spend a large chunk of time at work. But some companies are realizing that employees are most productive when they actually have time to un...

What Makes Employees Happy (It's Not Money)

Posted 11.18.2013 | Healthy Living

By: Chad Brooks Published: 09/18/2013 06:40 AM EDT on BusinessNewsDaily Despite common belief, money isn't the key to employee happiness, new re...

The Perpetual Poverty Machine

Michele Vonetes Bongiovanni | Posted 10.01.2013 | Impact
Michele Vonetes Bongiovanni

We have much more power than we realize to drive the outcomes we wish. We can and should patronize those companies making the real investments in people and planet... and by doing so we can help create the profit motive for companies to continue to do the right thing.

Business Redefined

Michele Vonetes Bongiovanni | Posted 09.18.2013 | Impact
Michele Vonetes Bongiovanni

Injustice -- a term we are so familiar with in global affairs, in discussions of poverty and human rights -- but, have we ever stopped to think about the injustice that occurs in the corporate world every day to everyday people like you and me?

Who Are The Least Engaged Employees?

Posted 07.17.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Nancy Collamer Employers and hiring managers often label workers over 50 as bored, lethargic and unengaged. I resent...

10 Ways You Make Yourself (And Everyone Else) Miserable

Posted 10.26.2012 | Small Business

By Jeff Haden, visit Inc. Happiness--in your business life and your personal life--is often a matter of subtraction, not addition. Consider, for...

The 10 Worst Kinds Of Employers To Work For

Martha Rosenberg | Posted 08.09.2011 | Business
Martha Rosenberg

Now that the economy is bouncing back again, there is good and bad news. The good news: Companies are hiring. The bad news: The same ones you didn't want to work for before, you still don't want to work for.