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Tell Us: What's the Strangest Thing You've Found an Employee Doing on the Job?
Managing Employees

Tell Us: What's the Strangest Thing You've Found an Employee Doing on the Job?

We want to know your favorite weird office anecdotes.
Nina Zipkin
The 10 Biggest Productivity Killers and How to Overcome Them
Productivity

The 10 Biggest Productivity Killers and How to Overcome Them

Transform your office and avoid these drags on your efficiency.
Nina Zipkin
Los Angeles Approves Minimum Wage Hike
Minimum Wage

Los Angeles Approves Minimum Wage Hike

The incremental wage increase to $15 an hour will take place by 2020.
Jacob Pramuk
When Does Internet Outrage Become Outrageous?
Mistakes

When Does Internet Outrage Become Outrageous?

Welcome to the age of outrage, where backlash is swift and intent has little meaning.
Laura Entis
Intel Pledges $125 Million for Startups That Back Women, Minorities
Intel

Intel Pledges $125 Million for Startups That Back Women, Minorities

This latest move follows Intel's earlier plan to spend $300 million over the next five years to improve diversity.
Waitress Buys Dinner for Customers Whose Daughter Died
Customer Service

Waitress Buys Dinner for Customers Whose Daughter Died

In an age of aggressive customer-versus-waiter interactions, this waitress's kindness stands out.
Kate Taylor
HP Pays $100 Million to Settle Shareholder Lawsuit Over Autonomy Acquisition
Legal Issues

HP Pays $100 Million to Settle Shareholder Lawsuit Over Autonomy Acquisition

The tech company was accused of making 'false and misleading' statements about Autonomy's value.
Here's What the Future of Work Looks Like to Millennials and Generation Z (Infographic)
Millennials

Here's What the Future of Work Looks Like to Millennials and Generation Z (Infographic)

A snapshot of what the newest members of the workforce want out of their careers.
Nina Zipkin
Angry Birds Maker Rovio Signs Toy Deal With Lego
Partnerships

Angry Birds Maker Rovio Signs Toy Deal With Lego

The pair will launch a line of Angry Birds building blocks.
How Long Does it Take to Decide on a Job Candidate? The Answer May Surprise You.
Hiring

How Long Does it Take to Decide on a Job Candidate? The Answer May Surprise You.

Hint: Most people interviewing for a job have more than a minute to make a good impression -- but not much more.
Nina Zipkin
As Facebook Video Swells, YouTube Creators Cry Foul Over Copyright Infringement
Online Video

As Facebook Video Swells, YouTube Creators Cry Foul Over Copyright Infringement

Creators say their videos are being pilfered and posted onto Facebook by third parties, which detracts from valuable YouTube views.
Geoff Weiss
3 Strategies to Ensure You Never Sit in the 'Regular' Boarding Area Again
Business Travel

3 Strategies to Ensure You Never Sit in the 'Regular' Boarding Area Again

Why put up with the masses when you can have first-class perks?
Brad Wilson
Apple Ups Its Streaming Music Game: Weekly News Roundup
Weekly News Roundup

Apple Ups Its Streaming Music Game: Weekly News Roundup

The tech giant is expected to unveil a paid music-streaming service at its annual developer conference.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Retail Giant American Apparel Gets Restraining Order Against Its Founder
Legal Issues

Retail Giant American Apparel Gets Restraining Order Against Its Founder

The company wants nothing to do with Dov Charney anymore.