Work & Life

10 Of The Most Anticipated Book Releases Of September 2020

Posted on Tue, 01 Sep 2020 09:31:06 -0400 - work-life

Here are some new books to add to your "to read" list, from writers including Fredrik Backman, David Chang and Jodi Picoult.

The 10 Finds Our Shopping Editors Were Obsessed With In August

Posted on Tue, 01 Sep 2020 07:00:04 -0400 - work-life

This month, we're all about a sheet set that's just peachy, a swimsuit to say goodbye to summer and pimple patches for pesky "mask-ne."

There Are Hidden Costs To Working From Home

Posted on Thu, 27 Aug 2020 17:03:29 -0400 - work-life

It can be much more expensive than you think, and saving on commuting often doesn't make up the difference.

Working From Home Due To COVID-19? Your 2020 Tax Bill Could Increase.

Posted on Tue, 25 Aug 2020 15:43:59 -0400 - work-life

If you're telecommuting due to coronavirus, you may owe taxes depending on state.

How To Hide The Unsightly Computer Cords On Your Desk

Posted on Wed, 26 Aug 2020 10:32:15 -0400 - work-life

We found cord organizers and cable ties so you can organize your cluttered home office desk once and for all.

Black People Think Their Employers Discriminate In Hiring. White People Don’t.

Posted on Mon, 24 Aug 2020 14:36:08 -0400 - work-life

A new HuffPost/YouGov survey shows people have different ideas of what a fair hiring process looks like.

Should I Call The Police If I’m Worried About Workplace Violence?

Posted on Mon, 24 Aug 2020 09:00:29 -0400 - work-life

While intervention can sometimes happen, there are times you should call 911 if you suspect a co-worker is a threat.

4 Simple Fixes That Make Job Interviews More Fair, Less Biased

Posted on Fri, 21 Aug 2020 05:45:03 -0400 - work-life

The typical interview is not a real predictor of success on the job, but a few changes make hiring smarter and fairer.

How To Make A Less Racist, More Inclusive Job Listing

Posted on Thu, 20 Aug 2020 05:45:30 -0400 - work-life

You may think your job listing sounds welcoming to people of color, but the wording can send a different signal.

'The Internship' Is A Comedy About Google -- And A Horror Film About Corporate Culture

Posted on Wed, 19 Aug 2020 05:45:31 -0400 - work-life

The 2013 Vince Vaughn movie was a two-hour "Google commercial," but it advertised all the wrong things.

These Coded Words Reveal Bosses' Biases Against Certain Employees

Posted on Tue, 18 Aug 2020 05:45:35 -0400 - work-life

Subjective labels like "difficult," "angry" or "challenging" are codes that signal who is not a "fit" in a workplace.

Why 'Culture Fit' Is A Failed Idea In American Hiring

Posted on Mon, 17 Aug 2020 05:45:00 -0400 - work-life

We still rely on "people we want to hang out with" as a metric in hiring, and it does nothing but harm.