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WTF Is Organizational Culture?

Garrett Mintz | Posted 01.19.2017 | Business
Garrett Mintz

Organizational cultures are not universally good or universally bad for every person. Just because two organizations have the exact same activities (i.e. casual Fridays and philanthropic events) doesn't mean that those activities are received the same way at each company by the employees.

19 Ways to Hold Yourself Accountable

Elliot Begoun | Posted 11.02.2016 | Business
Elliot Begoun

When you are working "in" your business, it is very difficult to find time to work "on" it, let alone on yourself. However, failing to do so can be the difference between moving a business forward or not. If you ignore your own personal development, you run the risk of someone passing you by.

If You Can't Be in the Job You'd Love, Love the One You're With

Sophie Wade | Posted 05.13.2014 | Women
Sophie Wade

When someone is doing something they are engaged in, the quality of their work and positive energy is evident --- and these benefits can be leveraged and shared

A Self-Evaluation Selfie

Rob Hiaasen | Posted 03.26.2014 | Fifty
Rob Hiaasen

When communicating detail-oriented tasks for me to perform, please speak slowly and softly. If possible, light incense and put on James Taylor to increase my comfort level. Think of deadlines not so much as specific points in time, but Einsteinian concepts of expanding, infinite units of time.

The Secret To Surpassing Other Job Candidates

Posted 11.05.2013 | Healthy Living

Going through the job-interview process can generate anxiety for even the most qualified candidates, but according to a new study published in the Jou...

Working, Learning and LIfe: Artificial Schisms

Parminder K. Jassal | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Parminder K. Jassal

We put the focus on everything else but the central issue of performance. This has resulted in a worsening skills gap, a disconnect between educational output and the human capital demands of industry, and a culture focused on getting kids into college rather than providing learners with what they need to be successful in their careers and lives.

Decision-making and Performance Under Pressure

Marc Schoen, Ph.D. | Posted 09.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Marc Schoen, Ph.D.

Accept that pressure related discomfort is normal. The goal is not to banish it. If we seek to exterminate it, we only make our fear of pressure greater. Practice being more accepting of pressure related discomfort.

Report Finds High Job Satisfaction In Congress Amid Low Approval Ratings

The Huffington Post | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics

Members of Congress say they are happy with their jobs and feel fulfilled by the work that they do -- even as congressional approval ratings continue ...

Ask Marsha, Career Coach: What Should I Do To Get A Better Salary And Be Recognized?

Posted 11.13.2012 | Black Voices

I'm working for a company where I am undervalued and my hard work is not appreciated. I like what I'm doing, but I think I should be paid more for the...

The Gregarious Salesman: Death of a Stereotype

Wray Herbert | Posted 11.17.2012 | Science
Wray Herbert

Just because extraverts are attracted to sales jobs, does this mean they are necessarily good at selling us SUVs and wide-screen TVs and time shares in Honolulu?

Multitasking Might Be Damaging You

Intent | Posted 10.15.2012 | Healthy Living

In an age where multitasking hasn't just become second nature, but our only nature, it's important to take a step back and think about the effects these choices are having on our lives.

Take This Job And Love It: Faith And Happiness In The Workplace

David Briggs | Posted 09.11.2012 | Religion
David Briggs

After deciding whether and whom to marry, the choice of a job or career is the next major life decision most likely to be influenced by faith, according to a new study.

Why Poaching Star Employees Might Not Be The Best Idea

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 04.03.2012 | Business

Companies in search of high-performing workers shouldn't look much further than their own offices, according to new research. Workers hired from o...

How to Become Unemployed in 7 Easy Steps

Robert Pagliarini | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Pagliarini

If your job is getting in the way of your life, now is the perfect time to get laid off. A few bounced checks and calls from creditors may be just what you need to add some spark to your life.

Is Free Will Real? Better Believe It--Even if it's Not

David Rock | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Rock

Why would a philosophical stance influence how well you perform at work? The answer is complex but worth exploring.

Worst Companies To Work For:'s List (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business, a web forum where users share employment-related information, released the results of its survey of the best and worst companies to wor...