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How Remote Workers Can Ask for That Raise, and Broach Other Touchy Subjects
Remote Workers

How Remote Workers Can Ask for That Raise, and Broach Other Touchy Subjects

If there are hundreds or thousands of miles between you and your supervisor, touch conversations can get tricky. But they don't need to be.
Dennis Collins
Cisco Systems to Lay Off About 14,000 Employees
Layoffs

Cisco Systems to Lay Off About 14,000 Employees

The San Jose, Calif.-based company is expected to announce the cuts within the next few weeks, the report said, as the company transition from its hardware roots into a software-centric organization.
10 Outrageous Ways People Have Quit Their Jobs
Quitting a Job

10 Outrageous Ways People Have Quit Their Jobs

From a live news broadcast to a personalized Mario video game, people have come up with the strangest ways to walk out on work.
Rose Leadem
6 Things to Focus on When Selling to Small Business Owners
Small Businesses

6 Things to Focus on When Selling to Small Business Owners

Small business owners are a special breed. They work hard, so they need their service providers to work hard for them.
This Country Has the Happiest Employees in the World
Employee Morale

This Country Has the Happiest Employees in the World

A recent survey reveals the happiest and least happiest countries polled from workers of the world's 15 largest economies.
Rose Leadem
3 Ways to Survive the Office Generation Clash
Culture

3 Ways to Survive the Office Generation Clash

The modern workplace is becoming increasingly diverse. Learn how to navigate your office, and get along with co-workers from all generations.
Alexander Maasik
Think Twice Because Your Freelancer Might Legally Be an Employee
Freelancers

Think Twice Because Your Freelancer Might Legally Be an Employee

Regulations surrounding independent contractors are confusing but you don't want litigation to clarify their status.
Martin Konrad
45 of the Weirdest Things Bosses Have Asked Their Employees to Do
Bad Bosses

45 of the Weirdest Things Bosses Have Asked Their Employees to Do

In a perfect world, your manager would always be a totally sane, rational human being. Unfortunately, we don't live in a perfect world.
Here's How to Attract Talent for Your Pre-Revenue Startup
Ask the Expert

Here's How to Attract Talent for Your Pre-Revenue Startup

When you don't have funding, here are a few pointers for attracting top-notch employees.
Jodi Goldstein
Wal-Mart Wage Hike to $15 an Hour Would Cost it $4.95 Billion, Study Says
Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart Wage Hike to $15 an Hour Would Cost it $4.95 Billion, Study Says

The world's largest retailer raised wages for its hourly workers to $10 per hour earlier this year, but labor groups have called the raise inadequate.
How to Deal With a Quitter
The Grind

How to Deal With a Quitter

It can be disheartening when someone quits your company, the one you built and believe in. Here is how to handle it with grace.
Adina Grigore
First, It Was College Tuition for His Employees' Kids. Now, This CEO Launches Program to Foot the Bill for Employees' Weddings.
Radicals & Visionaries

First, It Was College Tuition for His Employees' Kids. Now, This CEO Launches Program to Foot the Bill for Employees' Weddings.

Chieh Huang, the CEO of Boxed Wholesale, says it 'just felt right to extend this benefit to all our valued employees.'
Catherine Clifford
The Open-Office Concept Is Dead
Open Offfices

The Open-Office Concept Is Dead

Meet its replacement.
Laura Entis