Women in poverty face workplace challenges

Climbing out of poverty isn’t an easy task, and it can be even harder for low-income women who are caring for their families. Take Sofia...

Are vacation days a luxury or a right? Americans are torn

Fewer workers these days are dreaming of a fantastic trip away from the office as more of them are leaving unused vacation days on the...

Class of 2013 likely to face tough start in tight job market

High school and college graduates are still being hobbled by years of weak economic growth and an extremely tight job market, and that...

This week's buzz: Working, but waiting to quit

Psst, bosses: Take a good look around your office. There’s a good chance at least some of your workers are counting the days until they...

When it comes to diversity, white male managers not doing so hot

How are white male managers doing when it comes to diversity? Great! At least that's what the white male managers said in a recent survey...

Want to be happier at work? Try goofing off

They may go to great lengths to avoid work, but your slacker co-workers actually love their jobs. A new study comparing job performance...

How to turn guilt into productivity at work

We all have them: those work tasks hanging over our head that we keep putting off even though doing so makes us feel even worse. Tap into...

CVS to workers: Tell us how much you weigh or it'll cost you $600 a year

CVS Caremark has put its employees on notice that they need to reveal their weight or pay a monthly $50 penalty.  “Avoid the $600 annual...

How important is a college 'pedigree?'

As part of her push to turn around Yahoo, Marissa Mayer has taken some popular steps (like doling out free food and iPhones) and some...

'Queen Bee' stereotype in the workplace is a rarity

Jing Wang Herman has plenty of experience as the lone female in the office. Currently the CEO for the USA operations of GetTaxi.com, Wang...

One perk gone: Yahoo says no to telecommuting

Updated 12:00 p.m. ET - Silicon Valley firms are known for cushy perks: free food, bringing your dog to work and so on. But starting in...

The flu hit American workers hard in January

That nasty flu season appears to have taken a toll on our productivity as well as our health. More American workers called in sick in...

Male caregivers face gender bias at work

As a growing number of men adopt the role of caregiver to their children or elderly parents, they’re fighting outdated gender norms in...

Why being bored at work isn't such a terrible thing

Don’t dread tedious workplace assignments like reading reports or sitting through meetings — they’re making you more productive. Boring,...

More Americans using less of their vacation time

In this tight economy, vacations are getting squeezed. Americans are using two fewer vacation days than last year, according to a new...

'Broken heart' and other fake sick day excuses

What might be surprising are some of the more creative excuses they've tried to use to get out of work, and just how many employers are...

Bald is beautiful ... and a career boost, study finds

Looking for an edge at work? Break out your razor. A new study says that men with shaved heads are perceived as more dominant, more...

Scary video shows how to survive a REALLY bad day at work

Children are taught to “stop, drop and roll” if their clothing ever catches fire. Now some authorities want adults to "run, hide and...

Buzz: Take this job and shove it (in your imagination, anyway)

With the unemployment rate at 8.1 percent, most people don’t have the luxury of quitting their jobs at all, let alone in a dramatic...

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Does your employer allow you flexible schedules? How do flex schedules work? What kind of accountability is expected? These questions and...