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The Rise of Engagement and Gamification

Amanda Schneider | Posted 08.10.2014 | Business
Amanda Schneider

While the workplace is far from being modeled after a Dave and Buster's, gamification will no doubt change the way we engage our employees and hopefully improve just how productive we are at work.

Going Public

Carl Fillichio | Posted 02.18.2014 | Books
Carl Fillichio

When we started the Books that Shaped Work in America project, we said that the list, like work in America, was constantly evolving, and that the list would grow based on suggestions from "the public."

Let's Lean In and Reach Out

Stephenie Foster | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Stephenie Foster

It's important to look at Sandberg's lessons and use them to help widen and deepen the book's impact. Here are three things that we can address.

Library Of Congress Employee Claims Liking Gay Group On Facebook Got Him Fired

Posted 04.12.2012 | Gay Voices

The Library of Congress employee who claims he was fired for being gay now says it was a Facebook "like" that initially prompted the events which lead...

Lila Shapiro

Walmart Faces Long Battle On Sex Discrimination, Despite Supreme Court Ruling

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 01.25.2012 | Business

Sex discrimination is alive and well at Walmart, say lawyers who have interviewed thousands of female employees in the years since Betty Dukes and a h...

Lila Shapiro

Walmart: Too Big To Sue

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 08.20.2011 | Business

As the Supreme Court on Monday derailed claims of gender discrimination by scores of women workers at Walmart stores, the American labor movement abso...

Lila Shapiro

What's At Stake In The Massive Walmart Anti-Discrimination Case Before The Supreme Court

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.29.2011 | Business

Walmart Stores, the ...

How to Plan Your Exit and Not "Just Quit"

Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone

If you feel trapped in a job you can't stand, you may be tempted to just quit. As understandable as this may be, it's the last thing you want to do a...

Are You Annoyed By A Co-Worker?

Christine Hassler | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christine Hassler

Dear Christine, There is a woman I work with everyday who absolutely drives me crazy. She's emotional, always has to get her opinion heard and be rig...

Let's Hear it for the Girls

Candy Spelling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Candy Spelling

For the first time ever in our country's history -- due in part to recent massive layoffs and cutbacks -- women will soon outnumber men in the full-time U.S. workforce. Equal numbers and equal pay?