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9 Productivity Apps You Need Now

Staying attuned to your workflow and on top of multiple tasks is key to making the most of your workday. While the classic to-do list can be efficient, some days easily trample traditional pen and paper, leaving it a scribbled mess with extra...

Why Women Are Leaving the Workplace in Record Numbers

According to the most recent Bureau of Labor statistics report, the percentage of women employed or actively seeking work dropped to 56.7 percent last month, the lowest rate since 1988. Critics blame misdirected millennials. Optimists point to...

5 Weird Habits of Happy Employees

Workers will sacrifice promotion and even a pay raise for a nice place to work. Sure, a better salary will turn a frown upside down for most workers, but new research finds it’s only a temporary effect. American workers appear willing to give up...

6 Standout Women in Male-Dominated Industries

Getting recognized for your professional achievements is an ongoing challenge. Even tougher? Ascending in an industry in which executive women are scarce, if not nonexistent. To find out what it takes to get ahead in a male-dominated field, we...

When Doing What You Love Backfires

“Do what you love and the money will follow,” is perhaps the most popular piece of career advice. You can find Maya Angelou on Pinterest saying, “Don't make money your goal. Instead, pursue the things you love doing and then do them so well that...

6 Surprising Ways to Get Your Work Noticed

Your PowerPoints are powerful. Your reports are remarkable. And yet you’re feeling like no one notices all your good work. You’re sometimes left wondering, Where’s the love in the workplace? Being overlooked for your contributions can not only...

How to Finally Stop Procrastinating — for Good

We've all been there. Sometimes you find your to-do list so full of endless tasks that you can't will yourself to do ... anything. Or maybe you have a looming project (with an equally looming deadline) so big you have no idea where to start. But...

What’s the Best Way to Manage Off-Site Employees?

I’ve recently started managing two employees who work off-site — one from a branch office across the country and one who works from home. I’m used to having my team in the same location as me and I’m uneasy about how to manage well from a...

6 Ways to Stand Out at Work

Are you sometimes left off of group work emails? Have you realized that your boss’s boss doesn’t know your name? When your performance is stellar but your work presence needs improvement, it’s time to raise your visibility.  Getting the attention...

Japan’s First Lady: ‘We Are in Need of Bold Change’

Japanese women are dropping out of the workforce at an alarming rate, with an almost 40 percent loss predicted to occur by 2050. What’s to blame? The 24/7 work culture

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