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6 job perks that actually inspire employee happiness


Consider the last time you made the tough choice between two job offers, or considered an invitation to join a different company. In addition to the environment, the salary you negotiated for, the title you pursued and the convenience of the headquarters, workplace perks play a factor in your decision-making. […]

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Here’s how getting fit can help your career


It’s 5:00 am and folks like Tim Cook, Jack Dorsey and Howard Schultz are up and at it. They are all either lifting weights, running, bike riding, or shooting hoops before they start their busy days. You might have recognized some of those names but if you didn’t, I’ll fill […]

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If you’re stressed, new study says to think of yourself as someone else


To put your problems in perspective, it helps to give yourself some objective distance. But when our problems only exist in our heads, stepping back from the issues can be challenging, if not impossible. That’s why psychology research has found solutions to create mental distance between our minds and our […]

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Here are people’s biggest coworker pet peeves


Do you sit next to someone who chews loudly? Do they type louder than thunder? Do they eat food that smells up the whole office? We’ve all had an issue with a co-worker at one point or another. Ladders went out to ask people what bugs them about the people […]

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Do you really need ‘meaning’ at work?


You’ve likely heard this before: Kegerators, ping-pong tables, and company retreats are nice perks to offer, but they don’t really scratch the surface on what millennial employees want from their careers. So, if not in-office baristas and company-sponsored gym memberships, then what? What exactly do they want to wrap their […]

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This is why you’re sitting all wrong


According to medical science, sitting hunched and twisted like a pretzel in a chair is killing us body and soul, hour by hour. In an analysis of 47 studies of sedentary behavior, researchers found that sitting significantly increased your chance of death by cardiovascular disease and of getting a chronic […]

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5 ways to make sure that work isn’t your everything


There’s nothing wrong with loving your job and going above and beyond to make sure that you do the best you can and meet your professional goals. Being passionate about your work is definitely a good thing, but there’s a difference between that and letting it completely take over every […]

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Why the workplace, not college, may be the best education


Did college prepare you for the workplace? My answer is no. The reality is that the university of the 21st century is really the workplace. And businesses need to take up that mantle, for their own self-interest and the greater good. The traditional thinking has been that college is a […]

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This is the woman to call when you ‘Need a Mom’


When you were young and life got hard and confusing, your mom was probably one of your go-to counselors for advice. Fast forward and now you’re a young adult and guess what: Life is harder and more confusing so who are you going to turn to? Well, yes, your mom […]

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No, you don’t need a personal brand


When it comes to career lingo, no phrase has gotten more buzz over the past several years than “personal branding,” an all-encompassing self-empowerment term that’s increasingly harder to define. And while it may seem vague, the topic of personal branding has launched what feels like a billion articles, workshops, keynotes […]

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