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The 3 Happiest and 3 Least Happy Professional Industries

Caroline Beaton | Posted 02.13.2017 | Business
Caroline Beaton

A version of this post originally appeared on kununu. Sign up for Caroline's newsletter to receive her latest articles to your inbox. Why do certain...

The Future, Jobs, and Work

Terry Newell | Posted 12.08.2016 | Impact
Terry Newell

Jobs matter. One candidate just lost an election in part because of the perception she didn't care about those without them, and another won on the ...

Seek Out Your Tribe

Loolwa Khazzoom | Posted 11.14.2016 | Business
Loolwa Khazzoom

After my EKG test a few weeks ago, my doctor walked into the room and pronounced, "You're normal!" "Well that's the first time anyone has told me that...

Treating Insomnia Benefits Work Outcomes

Christopher M. Barnes | Posted 10.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Christopher M. Barnes

Insomnia is running rampant through contemporary society. Large scale studies estimate the prevalence of insomnia of around 25%-30% of adults in the U...

Hating Your Job Might Be Making You Sick

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 09.14.2016 | Business

Having a job you dislike not only sucks, it might also be impacting your health. Job-related dissatisfaction experienced in your 20s and 30s can lead...

Career Advice For A Friend

Joel Hladecek | Posted 08.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Joel Hladecek

I received a message recently from a very talented young designer and artist who used to work for me. She's done a great job of placing herself in her...

3 Traps Guaranteed to Make You Stuck in Your Career

Tanuja Ramchal | Posted 07.19.2016 | Business
Tanuja Ramchal

As a coach, I see students and professionals falling into the same traps I did. In this article, I offer questions designed to avoid three common ones by bringing more self-awareness and inquiry to the career planning process.

4 Ways To Increase Employee Satisfaction: Pay Attention

Joan Moran | Posted 06.24.2016 | Business
Joan Moran

I have a secret. I love to study cashiers at supermarkets. I do the same thing at Target, Wal-Mart, Home Depot, Costco or any place that usually has l...

Light Facebook Use At Work Could Boost Your Creativity

The Huffington Post | Shane Ferro | Posted 06.08.2016 | Technology

Do you use Facebook at work? Good news, kind of: That may be the best way to cope with the grinding banality of office life. A team of researchers in ...

Down with Face Time! A Flexibility Manifesto

Romy Newman | Posted 05.11.2016 | Business
Romy Newman

What is the primary thing that employers should change to improve retention and job satisfaction among women? Offer more flexibility.

Launching a New Career After 40, 50, 60 and Beyond

Nicholas Wyman | Posted 05.10.2016 | Education
Nicholas Wyman

Anyone who thinks they're too far along on their career path, or that's it's too late in life for them to seize the opportunities of a skills-based career, should be inspired by others; including many retirees or late-career professionals who have decided to take their lives in new directions.

Your Key Employees Want to Leave. It Will Take More Than Money To Keep Them

Jody B. Miller | Posted 05.09.2016 | Business
Jody B. Miller

Credit: Getty Images (IStock) It takes Outside of the Box strategies to keep your employees from leaving and to reduce your employee retention costs...

Happy Work, Happy Life

Sarah Finnie Robinson | Posted 03.30.2016 | Business
Sarah Finnie Robinson

How different would things be if most people were really happy with their work, consciously involved in a positive and meaningful pursuit?

Be Yourself. The 2 Things College Students Should Know about Personality on the Job

Garrett Mintz | Posted 03.22.2017 | College
Garrett Mintz

Lee's sentiment about being yourself is something everyone should keep in mind. Straining yourself to be somebody you are not creates immense amounts of unneeded stress. This is especially true for college students pursuing their careers.

Better Together: Aligning What Employees Want and Organizations Need

Kathleen Schafer | Posted 03.03.2017 | Business
Kathleen Schafer

The traditional way most people look at a "job" is that an organization needs something done and an individual decides to "sell" their services to the...

Facebook Employees Are Insanely Happy With Their Jobs

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 03.03.2016 | Business

The people who work at Facebook are ridiculously happy about it, new data shows. Ninety-six percent of employees at the social media giant report high...

Become a Critical Care Nurse, They Said. It Will Be Fun, They Said.

Brie Gowen | Posted 02.19.2017 | Healthy Living
Brie Gowen

I am a proud, critical care nurse, and I have been in that specialty for the majority of my nursing career. Over the years I tried different areas to give them the benefit of the doubt, and I've worked anywhere from a rehabilitation center to hospice. But I've always gravitated back towards intensive care. I suppose it just suits me.

11 Tips For Staying Sane In A Toxic Work Environment

Kassy Scarcia | Posted 02.18.2017 | Women
Kassy Scarcia

It is not an unknown fact that many people are stuck in jobs that they don't particularly love. For some, it gets even worse because their work environments are pretty much toxic. Whether it's a nasty boss, dramatic co-worker, or offensive company policies -- it is no fun!

Finding the Cure to the Toxic Workplace

Brad Harrington | Posted 02.05.2017 | Business
Brad Harrington

We've been reading and hearing a lot lately about "toxic" work cultures. Starting with Ann Marie Slaughter's New York Times article A Toxic Work World...

Feeling Stuck? 5 Reasons Why Values Matter

Karen Naumann | Posted 02.02.2017 | Business
Karen Naumann

Values are like the mitochondria in a cell. They are our powerhouse. So, living a life where you keep compromising your values, is like a small flame that will eventually burst into a fire, and you'll be the first one to get burned.

Internship. Check. Job Offer. Check. Career That Is Fulfilling...?

Garrett Mintz | Posted 01.26.2017 | College
Garrett Mintz

In high school, it was very clear of what to do to get to college. You get good grades. In college, it was very clear of what to do to get a job offer. You get good grades, internships and leadership positions in extracurricular activities. But what about pursuing a career that is fulfilling?

The Secret To Keeping Women Happy At Work Is Painfully Obvious

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 01.20.2016 | Business

How do you help women succeed at work? It's not as complicated as some companies would have you think. Here's the "secret" --> You promote and recrui...

How Changing the Way You Work Can Change Your Life

Troy Stoneking | Posted 11.22.2016 | Business
Troy Stoneking

If you are like most people you spend a large amount of time engaged in your work. But do you enjoy what you do? According to the 2014 Job Satisfaction Survey conducted by the non-profit research firm the Conference Board, less than 50% of American workers are satisfied at their jobs. But why are people dissatisfied?

Why Nurses Get Burned Out

Brie Gowen | Posted 10.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Brie Gowen

As a nurse when you hit the wall mentally and physically of what you can do you aren't allowed to take the phone off the hook. In life and death situations you can't even walk away for a second to collect yourself. So when you reach the end of your rope you just magically find some more slack.

#TGIM: 6 Reasons To Be Jumping For Joy On Mondays (Yes, Mondays)

Vicki Salemi | Posted 09.25.2016 | Good News
Vicki Salemi

While it may feel like #TGIM is pie in the sky dreaming if you don't have all of these items in place, you can certainly be happy on a Monday when you have the majority of what matters most to you intact.