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Federal Government Hopes to Get a Grasp on the Sharing Economy
Sharing Economy

Federal Government Hopes to Get a Grasp on the Sharing Economy

Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez says he traveled to Silicon Valley to try to update how the government tracks the workforce.
Catherine Clifford
At This Store, Robots Will Replace Human Employees. But, Wow, They Are Adorable.
Robots

At This Store, Robots Will Replace Human Employees. But, Wow, They Are Adorable.

Softbank, the Japanese telecommunications and Internet corporation, will staff a cellphone store with (almost entirely) humanoid Pepper robots for a week.
Catherine Clifford
How to Design Innovative Hubs for Big Ideas
Office Space

How to Design Innovative Hubs for Big Ideas

Take cues from these collaborative workspaces in the education, medical and artistic fields.
Meg Osman
Report: Robots Will Cause the Loss of 5 Million Jobs by 2020
Robots

Report: Robots Will Cause the Loss of 5 Million Jobs by 2020

Women will be the biggest losers as their jobs are often concentrated in low-growth or declining areas such as sales, office and administrative roles, the report said.
Dingy Basements and Cluttered Garages. How Startup Spaces Inspire Office Design.
Workplaces

Dingy Basements and Cluttered Garages. How Startup Spaces Inspire Office Design.

The 'unintentional design' of today's makeshift startup spaces might inspire innovation at your organization, too.
Meg Osman
Why You Should Choose a Champion, Not a Mentor, for Guidance
Mentors

Why You Should Choose a Champion, Not a Mentor, for Guidance

Keep that fire in your belly and determination in your eyes, and you will find the perfect person to champion you.
Jeanette Cajide
9 Workplace Lessons to Help Improve Your Daily Grind
Control What You Can

9 Workplace Lessons to Help Improve Your Daily Grind

Understanding is temporal and changes whenever you gain new information, experience or shift your vantage point.
Gregory Ciotti
Give the Gift of Time With a Family Leave Policy
Family

Give the Gift of Time With a Family Leave Policy

Companies need to help get a child and parent off to a healthy start -- because they'll never have that opportunity again.
Donna Morris
5 Ways to Not Waste Your Employees' Time at Meetings
Control What You Can

5 Ways to Not Waste Your Employees' Time at Meetings

Are meetings simply keeping your employees away from their work? Adopt these rules to make them as productive as possible.
Ray Gillenwater
'Intrapreneurs' Can't Change Their Industry Inside Drab Office Walls
Workplaces

'Intrapreneurs' Can't Change Their Industry Inside Drab Office Walls

Take cues from entrepreneurs and their approach to space to allow your most creative minds to flourish.
Brian Shapland
Millennials: Death to the Cubicle!
Office Space

Millennials: Death to the Cubicle!

A human-centered design and flexibility in the workplace is all the younger generation is asking for.
Christopher Kelly
How to Recognize Your Employees, 5 Days a Week
Employee Morale

How to Recognize Your Employees, 5 Days a Week

Why wait until Friday for happy hour? Give your team a boost every day.
Cord Himelstein
The Hidden Side of Work: 3 Myths That Block Your Navigation
Work Ethic

The Hidden Side of Work: 3 Myths That Block Your Navigation

Keep doing your job if you want to tread water, but find your job-within-the-job if you want to really succeed.
Jesse Sostrin
9 Ways to Power Through a Drowsy Afternoon
Success Strategies

9 Ways to Power Through a Drowsy Afternoon

Sipping coffee in the midafternoon to stay awake is when we can best appreciate the wisdom of the siesta.
Jacqueline Whitmore