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Most Americans believe employers “do their best” to pay employees well

Though they’d generally like to be paid more, most Americans give their employers the benefit of the doubt when it comes to compensation, believing companies do what they can to pay employees well. The finding comes from a recent survey conducted

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Survey says 75% of remote workers like it so much they want to do it forever

Almost half of remote workers fess up to working from their beds for an average of 11 hours a week, and napping 9 hours during the work week. Remote workers are getting comfy working from home. So comfortable, in fact, that

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Bad hand writing causing big problems in the US workplaces

  Hard-to-read handwriting is causing problems in America’s workplaces, according to new research. A new study examining handwriting usage in both professional and personal circumstances has found that one in two people have been told by others that their handwriting

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Productivity Drops For All When We Go To Work Sick

Think about the last time you weren’t feeling well but went to work anyway.  Many of us do it.  For some it’s the thought of having to catch up on work for others it is fear of showing lack of

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7 Ways to Earn Extra Money During the Holidays

Whether you want to boost your gift budget or just want to end the year with a little more money in the bank, here are some temporary gigs you can sign up for at this time of year. 1. TAKE

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Workout At Work

Physical activity helps prevent many chronic diseases, like obesity, diabetes and heart disease. Even though arthritis is often in the knee, it also helps symptoms of joint pain and arthritis. A six-week evidence based physical activity program recommended by the

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Lunchtime Trivia For Friday August 31

Once again it’s a question about work. This time it is what people don’t think about their employment! Our Question: When it comes to work, only 5% of people believe this about their current job. What is it?   And

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Top 25 Companies We Want To Work For

Here are the top 25 companies Canadians most want to work for, according to LinkedIn’s research. The rankings didn’t include LinkedIn itself, or its parent company, Microsoft. 1. TD Bank Group 2. RBC 3. Hootsuite 4. Amazon 5. KPMG Canada

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Positive Sayings At Work

Feeling bored, distracted, homesick, or unfocused at work is human. Totally natural. But remaining in a slump is optional. Changing your mood isn’t necessarily easy, but there is always a way. Here are some phrases you can say to yourself

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Study: Half Of Workers Check In With Office While On Vacation

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Your smartphone may be making it hard for you to unplug while you’re on vacation. A new survey from the job placement agency Accountemps shows 56 percent of workers say they check in with the office during

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This Is the Best Day to Take off Work—and It’s Not Friday

Summer may have you envisioning long weekends, but when it comes to truly recharging, science says there’s a better day to take off than Friday. Our body clocks have a lot to do with it—our experience of time is determined

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12 Fun Jobs

12 amazing jobs that don’t even sound real… Ice-cream taster Not only can you get paid to eat ice-cream, but you can make a decent living doing it. According to Forbes, “food scientists” – in other words, ice-cream tasters –

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Lunchtime Trivia Thursday, May 31

Our Lunchtime Trivia Question Today took us on a trip around the world and around the answer quite a few times before it was landed upon!   The Question this afternoon was: Around the world, 7 out of 10 people

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The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of

Do you remember your dreams?  I know I often dream but often forget or don’t recall them. A new survey by Eve Sleep reveals that 33% of people check emails in the middle of the night. Other findings: – 79%

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Lunchtime Trivia Monday, April 23

Q:  One quarter of the global workforce has this in common. What is it? A: They are depressed.   I often hear people tell me that they feel their work is getting in the way of their life. And they’re

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