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Parents at Work

Survey: YouTube now among biggest influences on what kids want to be when they grow up

The YouTube videos your kids watch can exert more of an influence on their career ambitions than their own parents, a reminder to monitor what they watch closely to make sure these outside influences are appropriate for a child to see.

Management

This is the top reason employers expect more people to quit this year

Forty-five percent of hiring managers reported that salary is the main reason why workers quit their jobs. Here's how employers can improve workers' experiences on the job to try to prevent them from leaving.

Job Search

Research: Working for a company that’s been shamed can cost you money

When you work for a company that's been up to no good, employers will start to think you're up to no good — even if you're innocent. Working for a company that's been accused of misconduct can not only cost your professional reputation, it will literally cost you money.

News

Survey: Americans have an extremely high bar for what constitutes online harassment

When it comes to online harassment, Americans are more divided on what is right, what is wrong, and who is responsible for the problem.

News

These are the best jobs in America

The U.S. News Best Jobs of 2018 list is out. Here are the top careers to be in, according to factors like growth, work-life balance, and median salary.

News

Bad news: You probably don’t have Martin Luther King Jr. Day off

If you work at a business in America, you most likely don't have Martin Luther King Jr. Day off on Monday, January 15, according to a recent survey.

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Survey: Millennials want passion more than money

New research on millennials at work shows that when they get a new job, the most popular top priority is being in a role they're passionate about.

Science of Work

Study: Perfectionism is on the rise among millennials

While holding to yourself to a high standard can help you strive for success, perfectionism can also hold your career back when it becomes your only metric for success and satisfaction.

News

Survey: Highly educated dads get the most time with their children

Six in 10 fathers still say they spend too little time with their children, but highly educated dads with advanced degrees seem to be better off and spend the most time with their children.

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These are the cities hit hardest by the winter blues

It's easy to feel like all you want to do is crawl back under the covers instead of heading to work in the morning. These are the top cities where the winter season brings workers down emotionally.

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Ex-Google engineer James Damore files class-action suit alleging discrimination against white conservative men

Former Google engineer James Damore filed a class-action lawsuit against Google for discrimination on account of alleged 'perceived conservative political views,' 'their male gender,' or 'their Caucasian race.'

News

Here’s what one state is doing to help workers caring for elderly parents

What happens when you need to take care of your parents on top of doing your job? Strain on yourself and your colleagues — plus massive lost productivity.

News

In Iceland, it’s now illegal for men to be paid more than women

Iceland has now made it illegal for men to be paid more than women, reportedly becoming the first country in the world to make public and private employers prove they offer equal pay to men and women for equal work.

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New Time’s Up initiative wants to help less famous employees deal with sexual harassment

On Monday, 300 women in Hollywood shared an open letter and an initiative titled 'Time's Up,' which outlined how they would use their privileged platform to help employees who are not famous deal with sexual harassment.

Parents at Work

Research: ‘Mental load’ weighs down working mothers

Among working mothers, 72% think it's their responsibility to keep their children’ schedules up to date, compared to 22% of working fathers.

Parents at Work

Here are the top 4 companies for working parents

Fortune and Great Place to Work released their list of the top 50 companies for parents who work, plus other research, showing how they benefit employees.

News

Survey: These are the top skills employees want to learn

Some workers feel like they’ll need to add to their arsenal of skills to keep up at work in the future. Here's what they want to learn.

News

Poll: Americans have very different definitions of sexual harassment at work

Americans hold startling differences of opinion about what exactly constitutes sexual harassment across gender, race, and generational lines.

News

Good news: Pay packages are growing

Employers have been having a hard time recruiting, but according to The Wall Street Journal, there's a bright spot: Workers' pay packages are growing.

News

This household job will pay two people six figures, but you probably can’t cut it

In order to get the six-figure salary being advertised, you must also give as much back in your time, effort, and energy in return.

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Survey: 4 in 10 American women say they’ve experienced gender discrimination in the office

42% of working women and 22% of working men say they’ve gone through gender discrimination where they work.

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Survey: Majority of managers see year-end bonuses growing in 2017

Forty-two percent of managers surveyed think bonuses will be “somewhat higher” this year than the year before, even though fewer people will be receiving them overall.

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Survey: More than half of active job seekers would take a pay cut for the perfect job

While research says that millennials want job flexibility and greater work-life balance just like everyone else, how far would you go for the perfect job?

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Survey: Vast majority of employees say they never work up to their potential

The majority of us are walking around in our offices feeling overwhelmed and under-qualified for the work we've been hired to do, according to a new survey.

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SURVEY: Career success still seen as far more important for men in 2017

According to a new Pew survey, men are valued for their ambition, women are valued for their looks and parental abilities. Still.