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What to Do About the Cranky, Miserable People Around You

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Even when you don't do it, when you sit there quietly, they drain your energy. They create a cloud that surrounds you for hours. The good news? There's something you can do about it. You can walk away. No, really. Whether literally or metaphorically, you can extract yourself from these situations.

Igor Bobic

Bill Clinton's Work Habits Took A Toll On His Staff, But Hillary Might Do Things Differently

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Hillary Clinton stepped down from her position as secretary of state last year, it marked her first break from national political l...

The One Morning Work Mistake You Can't Recover From

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Hiscott | Posted 05.21.2014 | Business

Rolling into the office around 9:30 a.m. every day may be killing your career, even if you stay late to put in a full day's worth of work. A new s...

Women CEOs: Higher Profile, Higher Risk

Sylvia Ann Hewlett | Posted 07.20.2014 | Women
Sylvia Ann Hewlett

GM CEO Mary Barra had a tough time in March and April being grilled by Congress for a botched recall of 2.6 million vehicles with faulty ignition switches. But that's only one of the reasons she's in the hot seat -- and she's got company.

Agenda, Behavior, or Mood - What's Driving You?

Edward Muzio | Posted 07.15.2014 | Business
Edward Muzio

This is what you're actually, observably doing at any given moment, be it eating a candy bar or arguing with your spouse. Label the third one "Mood." This is how you're feeling at any given moment, be it happy, sad, angry, or anything else.

When You're Hot...

Marcia Liss | Posted 07.14.2014 | Women
Marcia Liss

When you work in an office, you are truly needed. Mike needs 100 copies of 50 pages collated by noon...

10 Things You Should Never Ask During a Job Interview

Reboot Illinois | Posted 07.13.2014 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

As for soon-to-be grads who will just be entering the job market, preparing, researching and asking good questions will put you in a better position to receive an offer. But, there are also plenty of bad questions that could ruin your chances.

We're 'Killing Ourselves' With This Terrible Work Habit

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.09.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

For the average American, a work day consists of sitting behind a desk for at least eight hours with minimal movement. Despite knowing how detrimental...

WANTED: Work-Life Professionals -- Study Reveals Employers Missing the Mark When Relying on Work-life Amateurs

Kathie Lingle | Posted 07.08.2014 | Business
Kathie Lingle

The predominant take-away is that employers have taken to practice what can only be described as work-life on the cheap. The overarching message is that any program that costs money has been trimmed.

The Case For Napping On The Job

Liz Wilkes | Posted 07.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Liz Wilkes

Since "sleeping on the job" has long been associated with laziness, I was terrified of being discovered. But because my afternoon naps had such an obvious positive effect on my ability to function in the later hours of the day, I made every effort to sneak them in.

The Completely Avoidable Way We Mess Things Up

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.06.2014 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

Promise that we will -- literally and figuratively -- take our foot off the gas pedal when we feel ourselves getting sloppy. Which will help us avoid hurting ourselves, our reputations, and our beloved modes of transportation.

Pace and Productivity: When Faster and More Isn't Always Better

Sara Canaday | Posted 07.07.2014 | Business
Sara Canaday

What's your personal workday pace? Maybe it's slow and steady or blazingly fast. For you, it's normal. Perhaps the bigger question is: what's normal for your team?

How Is Being a Good Boss Just Like Being a Good Parent?

Ben Michaelis, Ph.D. | Posted 07.05.2014 | Business
Ben Michaelis, Ph.D.

This is the most important one. Your boss, like your parent, should be aiming for your success. If you don't feel like your boss is looking for ways to help further your career, or worse, is trying to sabotage you, then you don't have a boss -- you have a problem.

Are Men More Controlling?

Ken Kirsh | Posted 04.29.2014 | Business
Ken Kirsh

I'm not sure. Are you? Women have long been unfairly labeled as bitches when demonstrating firm leadership skills while men are described as strong. T...

Why Our 24/7 Connected Society Is Driving Us Farther Apart

Susan Steinbrecher | Posted 06.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Susan Steinbrecher

Part of self-care is, of course, relieving the burden of stress. So give it a try and unplug. Your health may reward you handsomely, and, you just may discover an added benefit -- more of that rare and precious gift the French refer to as "joie de vivre."

The Problem With Your Problem Solver

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 06.22.2014 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

Today's blog has been written while in the midst of an emotional whirlwind. The culprit behind the chaos? An impending, temporary move overseas.

Top 5 Tips for Helping Lead a Productive and Happy Team

Erin Daruszka | Posted 06.28.2014 | Business
Erin Daruszka

I am managing a team of 11. My main goal is for them to be happy and productive. How do I optimize that experience for them? By not micromanaging and allowing them to work where they work best.

The Hybrid Humanities in an Age of Public Scholarship

Christine Henseler | Posted 06.25.2014 | College
Christine Henseler

The opportunities and challenges afforded by technologies demand that both scholars and publics rethink and rearticulate who they are and how they relate to each other. For starters, academics working in the humanities must break down the divisionary descriptors between the traditional humanities scholar and those who identify as public scholars.

Top 5 Cities to Live in if You're Working and Pregnant

Tom Spiggle | Posted 06.23.2014 | Parents
Tom Spiggle

Where you live can have substantial impact on your legal rights at work if you are pregnant.

Staying Employed: The Best Defense Is a Good Offense

Susan P. Joyce | Posted 06.18.2014 | Business
Susan P. Joyce

Don't assume that your job is safe. In the 21st century, every job is temporary (even CEO). So it's best to be prepared, particularly if your employer feels a little shaky or the work situation has gotten unpleasant.

Survey Reveals Increasing Benefits From the Rise in Telecommuting

Brett Greene | Posted 06.15.2014 | Denver
Brett Greene

A recent survey was conducted by PGi to report on telecommuting. Out of those surveyed, a total of 80 percent of knowledge workers (workers that do no...

3 Situations That Affect Your Workplace Well-Being

Posted 04.16.2014 | Healthy Living

By Anna Davies for YouBeauty.com After a grueling selection process involving jockeying competition for a position at your company and negotiating ...

Mindsets About Women and Work Need a Reboot

Ellen Galinsky | Posted 06.14.2014 | Business
Ellen Galinsky

Mindsets are more critical than you may think. They are the implicit theories we hold about the way the world works. Furthermore, they govern our attitudes and our behavior. When expectations are out of sync with reality you get anger, disappointment, depression and guilt, just to name a few.

WATCH: A New Workflow Is Taking Over The Office

HuffPost Live | Posted 04.11.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

The idea of "flat" workplace organization gained traction earlier this year when online apparel retailer Zappos announced it would do away with a trad...

6 Things I Want to Teach My Dog About Work

Matt Douglas | Posted 06.08.2014 | Business
Matt Douglas

6. Only wag your tail when you mean it.