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10 Reasons You Have to Quit Your Job in 2014

James Altucher | Posted 04.09.2014 | Business
James Altucher

I'm going to tell you why you have to quit your job. Why you need to get the ideas moving. Why you need to build a foundation for your life or soon you will have no roof.

Employee Engagement: The Key to Unlocking Your Team's Potential (Infographic)

David Hassell | Posted 03.07.2014 | Business
David Hassell

The stress and loss of productivity that comes with turnover can be detrimental to any business. Research shows that 30 percent of employees are likely searching for a new position online when they should be working, ultimately affecting your bottom line.

There's a Time and a Place for Everything

Susan Wilson Solovic | Posted 04.06.2014 | Business
Susan Wilson Solovic

If you've seen The Wolf of Wall Street, you probably wouldn't be surprised to know it holds the record for the number of "F" bombs during a movie -- 5...

The 100 Rules for Being an Entrepreneur

James Altucher | Posted 09.16.2013 | Business
James Altucher

I've advised probably another 50 private companies. Along the way I've compiled a list of rules that have helped me deal with every aspect of being an entrepreneur in business and some in life.

"Sleeping My Way to the Top"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 09.24.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima As a dedicated employee who has often been accused of sleeping on the job (I seldom hear the accusations because I am, of course, a...

Redefining Our Personal Terms and Conditions

George Heymont | Posted 08.25.2013 | Fifty
George Heymont

With so much exciting new technology at our fingertips, we can enjoy a previously unimaginable power over how we live, work, plan for the future and incorporate others into our lives.

Finding the Superstar Employee

MaryEllen Tribby | Posted 08.20.2013 | Business
MaryEllen Tribby

Here's the problem: most people can't write a good job advertisement. They write the same ole mediocre ad everyone else has out there. And when you write a mediocre ad, you get mediocre people applying for that position.

America's Class War: A Dispatch From the Front

Lee A. Saunders | Posted 08.19.2013 | Politics
Lee A. Saunders

Once again, the facts speak for themselves: Unions are the first and last line of defense for America's workers.

Goal Set: Strive for Career Security vs. Job Security

Shanna B. Van Ness | Posted 07.18.2013 | Women
Shanna B. Van Ness

Understanding the difference between advancing your career versus maintaining a job is essential for professional sustainability in any organization.

An Empire Built on the Pillars of Fear: Panic and the Corporation

Nichola Petts | Posted 02.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Nichola Petts

Sure, we need to pay the bills. We all have responsibilities. But taking the time to ask yourself what makes you happy and what doesn't every so often surely isn't a bad thing. Life is too short to spend it in a job, or a relationship, or a situation that makes you miserable.

It's All About the 'F' Word If You Want to Succeed in Business

Julie Kantor | Posted 11.07.2012 | Business
Julie Kantor

Walter basically grabbed the chalk right out of my hand and wrote an "F" on the board, left a space, and then wrote a "C." The eyes of one of my favorite students 16-year-old Daryn Dodson, sitting in the front row, opened wide with amazement.

Nine CEOs Pushing Workers To Vote For Romney

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 10.28.2012 | Business

Many CEOs are taking advantage of their influence over their employees by telling them who they think -- in their humble opinion, of course -- should ...

Avoid (Or Evade) the Law: Just Label 'Em Independent Contractors

Maurice Jourdane | Posted 11.27.2012 | Los Angeles
Maurice Jourdane

California is known for protecting workers and guaranteeing benefits. Port drivers are denied these benefits because lawyers have drafted contracts labeling them independent contractors rather than employees of the motor carrier.

Most Job Openings In Years!

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 10.07.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers posted the most job openings in four years in June, a positive sign that hiring may pick up. The Lab...

Shitty Pay Is Making Me A Truly Shitty Employee

The Billfold | Olga Rodriguez | Posted 10.03.2012 | Money

For the past eight weeks, I have been an employee for an organization that helps below-grade level students catch up to their peers. The kids all ...

Binge Eating and Its Impact on the Workplace: An Interview With Richard Bedrosian, Ph.D.

Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D. | Posted 09.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D.

Bedrosian's study found that in a company of 1,000 employees, the estimated annual productivity loss due to binge eating is $107,965. Besides the financial loss to a company, why is it important to study the impact of binge eating on work productivity?

Meet the Reporter Put on Leave After Refusing to Remove Personal Facebook Post (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 08.21.2012 | Media
Shira Lazar

Journalist Barrett Tryon posted a Los Angeles Times story -- about how the newspaper that he worked for was being sold -- on his personal Facebook page. His employer asked him to take it down and after refusing to do so, he was put on unpaid leave.

Perk Employees Would Choose Over Spouses, Texting And Chocolate

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 04.16.2012 | Small Business

How much do American employees want to telecommute? So much that 5 percent of them would get a divorce in exchange for being able to work from home (w...

Stop Doing Business In the Dark!

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 03.31.2012 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

The recent recession has toppled and transformed our ideas about just about everything.

Controlling Their Futures: Employees Turned Entrepreneurs

AP | JOYCE M. ROSENBERG | Posted 12.13.2011 | Fifty

NEW YORK — The recovery in the job market just hasn't happened. So, many people who lost their jobs well after the recession ended in June 2009 ...

Coaching the "Uncoachables": Forget About It!

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 12.06.2011 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

Even if you are the best coach in the world, if the person you are coaching shouldn't be coached, the coaching isn't going to work. The good news is that the "uncoachables" are easier than you think to spot.

Chipotle Firings: One Story of a Broken Immigration System

Jim Wallis | Posted 07.19.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

While the broken state of our immigration system, and its desperate need for reform, might not be a part of your daily life, there are many for whom it is. It's time we all start following this story.

Jon Stewart and the Sheer Hypocrisy of Fox News on Teachers

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jim Wallis

I like teachers. But what I am learning from conservatives these days, especially the hosts and commentators for Fox News is that public school teachers are greedy.

This is Not Fiscal Conservatism. It's Just Politics.

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

Let's be clear: When politicians attack the poor, it is not partisan to challenge them -- it is a Christian responsibility.

Engage Your Employees: 5 Must-Dos In 2011

Judah Schiller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Judah Schiller

The daily news may be filled with stories about scarcity. But the one thing we are definitely not running out of, at least not any time soon, is feeling, thinking people.