Anne Fisher

Anne Fisher

Anne Fisher is the "Ask Annie" columnist & management/workplace contributor for Fortune.

More From Anne Fisher

Productivity

The Air You Breathe at Work May Be Slowing You Down

The culprit is carbon dioxide, according to a series of studies since 2012.
Vacations

Why Don't Americans Take More Time Off?

Even if their employers offered unlimited vacation days, most people wouldn't take any more time off than they do now.
Economics

Why More Overtime Could Be Bad for Employees

One study suggests that the worst impact of making more workers eligible for overtime would be not on the companies or their shareholders, but on the workers themselves.
Employee Retention

Employees Are Happier at Work, But Plan to Quit Anyway

Record numbers of people like their jobs, but think they'd like a different one even better.
Performance Reviews

What Are Performance Reviews Really About?

'Enough about you. Let's talk about me.'
Careers

3 Ways to Rescue a Job Interview That's Going Wrong

How to respond when an interviewer isn't prepared, asks a question that stumps you, or just doesn't think you're so hot.
Careers

10 Cool Jobs You Probably Never Thought About

Yes, people really do get paid to taste ice cream. Or play video games. Or fly a blimp.
Careers

These Businesses Will Be Booming Until 2020 and Beyond

Here are six of the most promising industries for new graduates, according to a new report.
Leadership Qualities

In Business, Nice Guys Finish First. Yes, Really.

CEOs who score high on traits like integrity and compassion deliver better results for shareholders, says a new book.
Tech Startups

There's a Big, Untapped Pool of Potential Tech Talent Out There

There are many bright, motivated high school kids who can't afford four years of college who may very well make highly valuable tech workers.
Millennials

American Millennials Among the World's Least Skilled, Report Says

Surprised? So were the researchers who tested and compared workers in 23 countries.
Multitasking

Too Busy to Think? You May Suffer From 'Hurry Sickness'

The ailment is hazardous to both your health and your career, says a B-school prof.
Entrepreneur Mindset

When to Quit Your Job and Start Your Own Business

Here are four questions to ask yourself before you quit your day job.
Project Grow

The Most Talked-About Speeches of 2014

What makes some presentations go viral, shared by millions on social media? This list offers some clues.
Holidays

The 10 Weirdest Office Holiday Gifts

Unsure what, if anything, to give colleagues? Cheer up. You can't do much worse than this.
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