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What Matters Most About Being a Father

Cliff Hsia | Posted 11.17.2014 | Parents
Cliff Hsia

Your kids need you to really love them. And loving them is more than just financially providing for them. You need to love them for who they are and who they want to become.

The Sisters Are Back in Town

'The Koch Sisters' | Posted 11.16.2014 | Politics
'The Koch Sisters'

We are so excited to be back in our nation's capital and continuing in our fight to stand up for working families across the country. Our pocketbooks may not be stuffed with billions of dollars, but we're determined to make our voices heard.

What to Do When Your Manager Steals Your Ideas

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 11.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

This quandary is a tough situation as you're trying simultaneously to protect your hard work, maintain your job, and not upset the person who oversees your work. Knowing though how to strike a balance among honesty, diplomacy, and directness is crucial in dealing with this issue.

Work and a Sustainable Future

Steven Cohen | Posted 11.15.2014 | Green
Steven Cohen

Changes in energy infrastructure and in the global economy will continue to influence the nature of work. None of these changes ensure that people will receive a reasonable share of the wealth they produce.

5 Moves For Stronger Legs -- No Equipment Necessary

Nora Tobin | Posted 11.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Nora Tobin

This workout routine helped to keep me energized throughout the day, strengthened and toned my legs and made me feel much better about myself when I got back to town. It also curbed my cravings and helped me make better food choices.

Walmart's Dress Code and the Cost of Low-Wage Work

Megan Kashner, LSCW, MBA | Posted 11.12.2014 | Impact
Megan Kashner, LSCW, MBA

The placement of cost burden on a new employee is a long-standing practice among employers who attract those with no choice but to accept low-wage work.

The Network for New Mutualism: The Infrastructure of the New Economy

Sara Horowitz | Posted 11.12.2014 | Impact
Sara Horowitz

I founded Freelancers Union on one simple premise: We're stronger together than we are alone.

The Only Advice You Need to Get Anything Done

Neal Samudre | Posted 11.12.2014 | Business
Neal Samudre

When I choose to not act on my problems, I'm nowhere closer to solving them. Instead of hammering out my work, I choose to waste time feeling bad about it. When I realized this, I came up with a motto to fight all these feelings that stop me from getting things done.

An Ode to the Innovating Women of Technology

Farai Chideya | Posted 11.09.2014 | Technology
Farai Chideya

The same facile arguments about why the world doesn't need women get made over and over again. Some of it is ignorance, some of it is hostility, and some of it, I daresay, is the limited roster of people who have come to epitomize success.

5 Tested Ways to Be Happier and More Successful at Work

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 11.08.2014 | Business
Michelle McQuaid

Studies are finding happier employees are more creative, more engaged, more productive and more likely to be promoted. They're also less likely to experience symptoms of fatigue.

Why Everything Is Not All About You (And Why That's Awesome)

Susie Moore | Posted 11.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

We all have a purpose, a reason we are here on planet Earth, and that is what it is about. We are not here to be endlessly interested in our superficial selves and obsess over what we want, what we have and what other people think of us.

I Took a Major Pay Cut and I Survived

Quia Querisma | Posted 11.05.2014 | Money
Quia Querisma

I'm really shocked at how efficient this new life phase has forced me to be -- and how tolerable it actually is.

Workplace Wellness: 7 Workplace Design Experts Weigh in on the Next Big Thing

Amanda Schneider | Posted 11.04.2014 | Business
Amanda Schneider

Sitting is the new smoking. Rising U.S. obesity rates. Michelle Obama's "Get Moving Campaign." Proliferation of the LEED rating system and acceptance of practices.

Is Dale Chihuly in the Right Line of Work?

Leni Miller | Posted 11.03.2014 | Arts
Leni Miller

How did he do it? How did Dale find the right line of work and develop it over so many years and through so much adversity?

WATCH: How Working The Overnight Shift Can Hurt Your Health

The Huffington Post | Sahaj Kohli | Posted 09.03.2014 | Healthy Living

Working the night shift doesn’t just affect your sleep cycle -- it can also take a significant toll on your overall health. Rashid Temuri, a Chic...

Why Idleness Paves the Way for Your Success (Yes, Really!)

Tasha Eurich, Ph.D. | Posted 11.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Tasha Eurich, Ph.D.

Even though we try to fill up every moment, modern life is punctuated by lulls. Take advantage of opportunities to turn your brain off, whether it's during your commute, at the gym, or while waiting for a tardy lunch date.

The Dignity and Value of Work and Family

Debra L. Ness | Posted 11.02.2014 | Fifty
Debra L. Ness

My grandparents instilled in me the value of hard work. They had a vision of a country and world where people have equal opportunity and everyone can contribute and have a good life.

How To Live In The Moment And Get Work Done At The Same Time

Fast Company | Jenny Dearborn | Posted 09.02.2014 | World

If you are like me, you probably find yourself multitasking more, yet feeling like it really isn’t benefiting you. As a society, we’re stressing o...

10 Steps To Getting A Raise

Rana Florida | Posted 11.01.2014 | Business
Rana Florida

If you're doing an outstanding job, your bosses will do what it takes to keep you. All that you need is a plan. Here's one you can carry out in ten easy steps.

Labor Day: The Beginning of a Breakthrough

Robert Kuttner | Posted 10.31.2014 | Politics
Robert Kuttner

This Labor Day, working families do not have much to celebrate when it comes to wages and job security. But we can celebrate the fact that the deteriorating conditions of work are finally breaking through into broad political consciousness. Last week, the board of directors of Market Basket, one of the last of the independent supermarket chains, agreed to restore the fired CEO, Arthur T. Demoulas, who had treated workers decently rather than just milking the enterprise for dividends as another faction of this family-owned company has sought to do. An uprising by salaried managers and workers had brought the business to a halt. The Market Basket story is particularly instructive, because it represents how so-called shareholder capitalism puts pressure on managers to destroy job security and decent earnings for working people.

Labor Day and Why America (Still) Works

Joe Boyd | Posted 10.30.2014 | Business
Joe Boyd

Labor Day isn't the most celebrated of holidays on our calendar. It was birthed out of a movement to honor and respect the hardworking Americans who laid the foundation of our nation in the late 19th Century.

Dave Jamieson

Americans Believe Paid Vacation Should Be A Worker's Right

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 08.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Americans overwhelmingly support the idea of requiring large U.S. employers to provide their workers with at least some paid vacation ti...

How My Night in a Vegas Club Can Make You Better at Your Job

Sarah Zapp | Posted 10.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarah Zapp

Good salespeople know how to make everyone around them feel good. So remember names, remember details and most importantly remember how you make someone feel.

They Way They Worked: A Celebration of Grandparents and Their Hard Work

Sarita Gupta | Posted 10.27.2014 | Good News
Sarita Gupta

Since we're about to celebrate these holidays in the same week, I wanted to take a look back at the jobs my grandparents held over the years and what their hard work meant to me.

Nightmare Nanny: Revenge on a Craigslist Scammer

Courtney Perry | Posted 10.25.2014 | Comedy
Courtney Perry

I used to hear stories about people who have been scammed on Craigslist and I'd think, "What idiots! How can people fall for such obvious hoaxes?" I can now classify myself as one of those idiots.