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ACLU says Facebook allowed employers to post job ads that excluded women
The ACLU complaint argues that Facebook is not just a middleman for jobs, but acts as an employment agency and is therefore liable.
Women in STEM more likely to drop out if they are only female in class
"Women pioneers were not only more likely not to finish their [STEM] degree in time, but they were also more likely not to get it at all."
Survey: Employees say this type of music boosts productivity
While research has found that millennials who feel like their finances are secure are more likely to listen to classical music, a new survey from staffing firm Accountemps shows that among office workers who say listening to music at work helps them get more done, "pop" is the top genre that boosts their productivity.
According to a new study, first impressions may not be as important as we thought
According to a new study published in the journal Psychological Science, people tend to underestimate how much another person likes them.
Survey: This is the best city to raise your family in this year
While obviously not perfect, the findings will hopefully give people a sense of the areas that offer the greatest opportunity to raise a family.
These are the 15 cities with the most $100K+ jobs in September 2018
Ladders put together a list of the 15 cities hiring the most $100K+ jobs in September using data from its continuously updated database of high-paying jobs.
The fastest-growing business type in every state
Software publishing stood out. It leads the way in five states and was the second-fastest growing business type in the country.
The states with the safest and most dangerous commutes
Commutes are a major part of our lives – we spend nearly 38,000 total hours driving – so, what are the best and worst states for drivers?
60% of American homeowners say they don’t have a disaster plan
The fact people aren't prepared for a disaster is especially alarming, given what Hurricane Florence has already done in the Carolinas.
Robots have the power to influence children’s decisions
"A discussion is required about whether protective measures ... should be in place that minimize the risk to children during social child-robot interaction."
More employees would pick natural light over childcare when it comes to work perks
We set our internal clocks to natural light. The study demonstrates that natural light is more of a basic need, less of a fun perk.
Almost half of employees worldwide think they could do their job in 5 hours or less each day
The case is getting stronger for a shorter workweek. According to a global survey of nearly 3,000 employees across eight nations conducted by The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated, 78% of full-time workers say it would take less than seven hours each day to do their job.
Americans spend an average of nearly $3,000 annually on vices
Chances are, you also indulge in one of these vices from time to time — don't we all? But if you're a Gen Xer, you may be spending a little more.
The average social security benefit does not cover basic living expenses: A state-by-state look
This visualization signals an ugly truth: Social security, on its own, hardly affords anyone a decent standard of living.
No more ‘leaning in’ – the neoliberal myth of the superhero businesswoman holds us all back
To build a future in which a businesswoman can have the freedom to achieve full potential, we need a better understanding of why they are lagging behind.
Survey: Employee less likely to feel they have competitive benefits today compared to 2008
While some employees are feeling worse about benefits today than 10 years ago, the data shows other ways things have been on the decline.
Survey: 10% of Americans say they’ve ‘had their phone out’ during a job interview
While in the office, 25% of respondents admit they check their phone at least once every hour and 20% check every 20 minutes.
There was a 2016 Amazon patent putting workers in cages
Amazon had an idea to put humans in cages above a robotic trolley so that they could work in robot-only zones safely and efficiently.
Survey: 45% of employees have seen a colleague get harassed at work
42% of those say they didn't speak up about it and 46% of employees say the didn't report harassment for "fear of retaliation."
San Francisco is so expensive over 50% of tech workers say they can’t afford to start families
If you can't afford a house in San Francisco and the surrounding areas there is a good chance you can't afford to have children either.
The global misery index has reached its highest levels in years
It's a sad, sad, sad, sad world! A tide of negative emotions has led to the Negative Experiences Index reaching the highest it has been in 12 years.
Why team sports can help you live longer
It pays to play well with others: A new study shows that people who participated in team activities had a health advantage over people who exercised alone.
Millennials in this American city are carrying the most debt
New data from LendingTree shows which states Millennials are carrying the most, and least, debt and what contributes most to the debt balances.
Survey: Only 54% of Americans know how much they need for a comfortable retirement
Knowing how much money is going to be needed to retire comfortably is the number one source of financial stress among Americans.
5 new books I’m reading to boost my career and life this fall
From Maxie McCoy to Brene Brown (and some are delightful new finds), I hope you’ll join me as I devour these books, page-by-page.