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When Is Enough, Enough?

Bruce Tulgan | Posted 04.08.2014 | Business
Bruce Tulgan

Hands-off managers sometimes mistake these employees as incessant low performers. Hands-on managers usually discover that these employees can and will do good work, but only with constant coaching and assistance.

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...

How to Knock Their Socks Off in a Job Interview

Susan P. Joyce | Posted 03.26.2014 | Business
Susan P. Joyce

To stand out from the crowd of also-rans, successful job seekers use the interview process to showcase their work ethic and to demonstrate their value as an employee. How does a job seeker avoid striking out? By following this two-step process.

6 Sneaky Causes Of Burnout

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

While burnout can occur in many life domains (parents, spouses, and caregivers all can experience burnout), much of the burnout research focuses on work.

The FLSA at 75

Louis Pechman | Posted 08.24.2013 | New York
Louis Pechman

The America we live in is far different from that which existed 75 years ago and both employee advocates and company executives have raised serious questions as to how well the FLSA is currently working.

Hiring Interns? 5 Things You Need to Know

Ashley Mosley | Posted 07.07.2013 | Business
Ashley Mosley

Internships are a mutually beneficial relationship for both employers and students. But before you hire your next interns, here are five things you need to know.

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?

More Bosses Than Workers Taking Vacations

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 06.26.2012 | Business

For many American workers, heading out of town on vacation may be more dream than reality. Thirty-eight percent of American workers said they were...

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.

How to Write a Help Wanted Ad

Liz Ryan | Posted 02.06.2012 | Business
Liz Ryan

The era of soul-crushing, talent-hating job ads and mojo-repelling recruiting systems is coming to a close, and not a moment too soon.

Lila Shapiro

Walmart's Cuts To Health Care For Part-Time Workers Mirror Larger Trend

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 12.21.2011 | Business

As news emerged Friday of Walmart's decision to eliminate health benefits for new part-time workers and substantially increase premiums on existing pl...

Dan Froomkin

The Top 10 Tax Breaks -- And How They Help The Wealthy The Most

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 06.18.2011 | Business

This is the time of year when we are most aware of our tax burdens. But what we may be less aware of are all the huge tax breaks built into our system...

Why It's Imperative That Employers Support Grieving Employees

Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D.

We grieve not the death of our loved one, but rather their slow demise. At the same time, we find ourselves taking on added responsibilities related to care and treatment for our loved one.

How To Ask For What You Want At Work

Christine Hassler | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christine Hassler

Can you imagine a job where you can ask for exactly what you want and get it? Do these jobs actually exist? It turns out they do! I was recently ins...

3 Tips For Dealing With A Butthole Boss

Debbie Robins | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Debbie Robins

Definition of a Butthole boss: an employer who is selfish, impatient or critical, never acknowledges you for busting your butt, and wouldn't know how to motivate a thirsty dog to a bowl of water, much less inspire you.

Business Owners Far From Unified Against Health Care Reform

The Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Even as the national business lobby ramps up its opposition to health-care reform, there are signs that employers around the country are divided on th...

5 Tips For Negotiating Salary During A Recession

Jason Mannino | Posted 11.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Jason Mannino

In an economic climate where unemployment is at a severe level how do you negotiate for the salary you are worth when you do land your next job? What ...

COBRA Checklist

Roseanne Colletti | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Roseanne Colletti

If you want to keep your COBRA benefits, don't relocate without a new job with benefits. Remember, knowing how to duck when the COBRA strikes is the key to survival.

If We Could "Elect" the President of the Company We Work for... Who'd Get Your Vote?

Stephen Viscusi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stephen Viscusi

A lot of jobs, including the President of the United States, tend to be on autopilot.