Stanford professor Jeffrey Pfeffer doesn’t mince words. Workplace stress — the result of conditions like long hours, a lack of health insurance, little autonomy on the job, high job demands — don’t just hit productivity or damage morale. They’re killing us.
With the start of spring just a couple of days away, now is a good time to consider how we might freshen things up a bit with some spring cleaning. Out with the old and in with the new.
In the past decade, Tom Whalen, a 27-year-old Baltimore County man, has had jobs at an animal shelter, a mailroom, multiple grocery stores, a doggy day-care center and a landscaping company.
When people talk about harmful stress — the kind that can affect health — they usually point to big, life-changing events, such as the death of a loved one. A growing body of research suggests that minor, everyday stress — caused by flight delays, traffic jams, cellphones that run out of battery during an important call, etc. — can harm health, too, and even shorten life spans.
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How often do you feel disrespected and think you know why? That often? I bet you’re wrong.
MAYWOOD, Ill. Rosa Aramburo sailed into her final year of medical school with stellar test scores and high marks from professors. Her advisers predicted she’d easily land a spot in a coveted residency program.
The booming co-working industry, launched to accommodate the increasing number of entrepreneurs and corporate employees who work remotely, is now tailoring itself for women by offering workspaces with female-focused networking and career seminars.
There is sound job search advice on the web and there are support groups to join and get out with other seekers for advice and peer encouragement. These are extremely valuable to the search process.
One of my favorite things to do is to help others improve their current situation and create a life they love. Whether through writing, workshops, or My Weekly Wow blog, the intention is the same. Whatever the problem, I believe love is the answer.
Maya Oren wants to dial back her dependence on her smartphone. She plans to do it slowly by getting a new phone — a simple one that doesn’t download apps or take photos or send her notifications. Her new device will place calls and receive them.
Tripp Craven probably had walked past the Margaret C. Moore Building near Tate Street thousands of times through the years.
U.S. athletes will be nice and toasty at the 2018 Winter Olympics in outfits made partly in Greensboro, courtesy of designer Ralph Lauren.
Ron Nelsen has been in the garage door business since 1976. He can’t recall a time when it’s been this difficult to find workers for his family business, Pioneer Overhead Door in Las Vegas.
Through the years I’ve received countless emails and calls asking for advice and perspective about the what, where, and how of direction setting when it comes to getting, holding onto, and changing jobs.
Gifty Dominah cannot remember a time growing up that she did not think about becoming a doctor.
Companies are striving to hire employees with character, integrity and a good work ethic. Showcasing an interim job during an interview, or even on a resume, can help the hiring manager see your willingness and tenacity.
Nearly 90,000 job openings for computer workers were posted statewide during 2017.
What would it be like for you to know, without a shadow of a doubt, that you are exactly where you are meant to be? What if you knew for sure that, in this moment, your job situation, your finances, your relationships and all the areas of your life are precisely where they need to be?
Ten years ago, girls were so scarce in high school computer science classes that the number of female students taking Advanced Placement tests in that subject could be counted on one hand in nine states. In five others, there were none.
It’s early on a Thursday morning and flight attendant Bette Nash has just strolled up to Gate 19 at Reagan National Airport, where American Airlines Flight 2160 bound for Boston is parked and preparing for boarding.
Alabama has won the competition for a $1.6 billion Toyota-Mazda auto production plant — and the reality of the loss for North Carolina spurred a postmortem wave of questions and self-reflection in the state on Wednesday.