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Need a Job? 5 Ways to Find a Gig Faster

Are you one of the 7 million Americans who are currently unemployed? While applying for a federal job training program might seem like a good idea, a recent study found that these facilities aren't likely to help much.
 
Research into the operations of One-Stop Job Centers in the greater Sacramento area revealed that the government-funded job training facilities fall short of helping unemployed workers improve their standing. ...




Do I Belong Here? Diversity and Inclusion In the Workplace

Despite a lot of talk and effort to change towards diversity and inclusion, major technology companies are still made up of mostly white men.
 

Minorities and women are underrepresented in the tech industry.

 
Diversity and inclusion is a struggle in the tech world. ...




Why Workplace Diversity Diminishes Groupthink And How Millennials Are Helping

When you think about team dynamics and workplace productivity, it’s easy to get trapped in the idea that alignment in thinking is the best path forward; after all, the mindset unity offered by consistent corporate culture is shown to have a positive effect on productivity. ...




LGBT Employees Protected By Federal Civil Rights Act, Appeals Court Rules

A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that the 1964 Civil Rights Act protects LGBT employees from workplace discrimination, setting up a likely battle before the Supreme Court and gay rights advocates. Indiana teacher Kimberly Hively, shown here in 2015, filed a lawsuit alleging that Ivy Tech Community College in South Bend didn't hire her full time because she is a lesbian. ...




12 things you should never reveal about yourself at work

If the existence of trust falls tell us anything it’s that bonding with your colleagues is an important part of building a successful career. Anyone who has ever participated in corporate team-building exercises – like the good old trust fall – knows that there’s more to success than being good at the nuts and bolts of your job. ...




Do I have a duty to report a business conduct violation?

I’m involved in a sticky work situation. I have become aware of a manager’s conduct that is in violation of our standards of business conduct policy. This is not my manager, but another manager. Do I have a duty to report this? Can I get in trouble for not reporting this?
You’ve designed this as a Monday morning brain teaser since we are scant on details here, but I’m game to play. ...




Be Self-Employed: 4 Career Ideas That Will Make You Your Own Boss

If you are tired of punching the time clock and spending your days working for someone else, you may be searching for a great self-employment opportunity. The idea of starting a new business may sound intimidating and scary at first, but after you develop a solid business concept, you may see that your goal is attainable. ...




Dear Boss: Your Team Wants You to Go on Vacation

Over the past decade, a staggering number of studies have demonstrated that our work performance plummets when we work prolonged periods without a break. We know that overworked employees are prone to mood swings, impulsive decision-making, and poor concentration. ...




This Type of New Employee Is the Easiest to Coach (Hint: They're Used to It)

If you're looking for a composed, team player, who's also coachable, hire a former student-athlete.
 
Your next hire could be a game-changer for your company, especially if they're a former student-athlete.Former student-athletes have developed skill-sets that fit perfectly into business. ...




6 Career-Boosting Podcasts You're Going To Love Listening To

    People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing, that’s why we recommend it daily.” —Zig Ziglar“How do you stay so motivated all the time?” my friend recently asked me over a glass (or two) of Pinot Noir. ...