More From Heather R. Huhman
A new study shows that jobs that are both high-demanding and give employees less control are associated with a 15.4 percent increased chance of death.
Even if the rule does not go forward, taking the time to review duties and employment status at your company can still benefit you.
Tools like Comparably's new Career Matching platform are changing the focus.
Do you have any "workplace prisoners" in your office? Time to set them "free."
Some employers even go so far as to check employees' social media profiles while they're out sick, to catch them in a lie.
Why do employees show up 5 days a week, all year long? One guess.
When tasks outside employees' normal workloads take up a majority of their work day, tensions can rise.
Cursing? Casual dress? Location flexibility? What constitutes going 'too far' where you work?
They're too young. They're too involved with their devices. They prefer trendy offices: Wrong. Wrong. Wrong.
Flexible Work Arrangements
The myths behind why companies refuse to loosen the reins for employees' work schedules are being busted, and employees are ready for this productive change.
'Well-being' isn't just about physical health. It's how employees envision their future, goals, overall outlook and attitude.
For employers, relinquishing control of the brand can be hard. But think of the upsides -- and they do exist.