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Productivity

A 4-day work week may not be as far off as you think

You may have had to fight for Summer Fridays in your office, but soon you may only be working four days a week.

Personal Finance

Mapping the best (and worst) places for Millennials to make a living

Our new map highlights the parts of the country where millennials are earning the most (and least) on an adjusted basis.

News

Survey reveals the top money issues Gen Xers, Baby Boomers wish they learned earlier

New research shows that the most popular money issue Gen Xers and Baby Boomers "wished they'd learned" when they were younger is how the stock market works.

Job search

Survey: 76% say ‘not hearing back’ about a job worse than being ghosted after a first date

76% of Americans consider "not hearing back" after sending in a job application "more frustrating than" being ghosted after date number one.

Mental Health

This place has the most psychopaths in America

According to a new study recently published on Social Science Research Network, psychopaths do tend to end up in certain states and one city in particular.

Dream Job

A small Japanese city is facing a ninja shortage – even though the salary is $85,000

Iga city in Japan claims to be the birthplace of the ninja and is hoping to bolster tourism by drawing on its heritage. There's just one problem: Not enough ninjas.

Food at work

WeWork bans employees from expensing meat

WeWork told its global staffers that the company that provides shared workspaces around the world will no longer expense meals that include meat.

News

Just sniffing coffee is enough to boost your job performance

A new study explains why the pick-me-up of coffee's scent is not just in our heads. Coffee's scent has brain-boosting powers.

News

Survey: 20% of Americans say they ‘don’t follow a monthly budget’

While 31% of Americans have at least six months' worth of money put aside for emergencies, but recent data shows that 20% don't use a budget.

Salary

Survey: 58% of top managers say they give counteroffers to employees planning to leave

Many employees eventually jump ship at work, but some managers do what they can to make them stay — by throwing more cash their way.

Office Life

Study: Meetings with agendas are less wanted, but they work

Meetings can be time-sucking vortexes that steal our attention and energy. But here's some bad news for those of us who hate meetings — meetings work.

News

Study: An orange a day keeps the bad vision at bay

There is one fruit proven to boost your sight and prevent loss of vision — an orange. Start chopping up those orange slices.

Stress

These are the 10 most stressed cities in the U.S.

But where you live may be making it even worse.  WalletHub compared over 180 cities across 37 key metrics including average weekly work hours to debt load, crime rates, average hours of sleep per night to divorce and suicide rates. Here are the results of their findings.

Job search

The economy is so strong, job seekers are ghosting employers

Now, because of a strong labor market, it's the job seekers who are doing the "ghosting," or disappearing without notice.

News

Survey: This is the best city for buying your first house in 2018

Buying a home can be exciting and scary. WalletHub analyzed 300 cities and Broken Arrow, Okla. came out on top as the best city to purchase a first home.

Work-Life Balance

JOMO is the new FOMO – and it’s perfect for preventing burnout

First, there was FOMO, which addressed that universal feeling we have developed thanks to social media. Now there's JOMO, the joy of missing out.

News

Using exact change in Venmo transactions makes us look petty

When we pay friends the exact amount owed, we may think we're being helpfully conscientious, but it can come off as petty and make us dislike the stickler.

Office Culture

At Amazon, you can appeal your firing to a jury of coworkers

If you're on the chopping block at your job, the decision of whether or not you get fired is usually in the hands of your manager. At retail giant Amazon, however, you can defend yourself and appeal the decision to a jury of your peers. Announced last year, the "Pivot" probation program is designed to help underperforming employees in danger of being fired in Amazon's growing workforce.

News

Survey: 44% of CFOs say employee social media use is biggest time-wasting worry

44% of CFOs surveyed say that employers are most worried about "wasting time at work" when it comes to workers being on social media.

These are the Top 50 best places to work for in 2018

It's summer which means most of us are clamoring to get out of the office most of the time. However, if you work for one of these 50 companies that may not be the case. Indeed just released its 50 top-rated workplaces in America annual report and some pretty impressive companies made the cut. 

Success

Who gets to be defined as a self-made success?

Who gets to be called a self-made success? This is a debate that Forbes Magazine kicked off when it put Kylie Jenner on its cover.

News

Survey: 14% of Millennials say ‘bad credit’ is the reason they have roommates

Research shows that 14% of Millennials say "bad credit" is why they have roommates, and 25% say it's hurting their chances of getting a home.

News

Does thinking you look fat affect how much money you earn?

Does our own perception of our bodies, even when incorrect, make a difference? In other words, does thinking about weight affect your wages?

Health

This startup will never let you use the ‘I forgot my gym clothes’ excuse again

This has definitely happened to you. You are all set to go to the gym after work only to find that you forgot your workout clothes or sneakers. Or you have bottoms, but no top. Or you didn't pack clothes for your business trip but ended up with a lot of downtime that could be spent doing a fun class or hitting the hotel gym. Well, guess you'll just sit in a corner and twiddle your thumbs then (and probably gain weight while you're at it, according to a recent survey by Hilton Hotels on business travel.) Cue Routinely. 

News

Tired at work? Try out this new nap pod lounge

When you work in an office that may be an impossibility. Enter the rise of the nap pod service for employees seeking a relaxing break from office drudgery.