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Mentally demanding jobs keep people smart past retirement

A mentally demanding job can be stressful. But, it could also keep people's minds sharp even after they retire.

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 01:14pm EDT

Tags: job, brain, education, Kristi King

Tired tips: Don't dwell on exhaustion

Some people will spend the weekend catching up on sleep because they feel beat during the week. But there are other strategies to boost energy.

Saturday - 03/22/2014, 07:55am EDT

Tags: sleep, health

Study: 'Boring' tasks are the best part of the job

Researchers found that while workers say they like to be challenged by difficult tasks, they really felt happiest when taking on the mundane chores.

Monday - 03/10/2014, 05:17am EDT

Tags: business, workers,

Zebra on the highway and other excuses for being late to work

An annual CareerBuilder survey spells out some of the more creative excuses people gave for being tardy.

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 01:06pm EST

Tags: excuses for being late, late to work, employees, late excuses

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Ever feel stuck at work because the boss is still there?

It's a common problem in demanding fields, but there's a way to handle it if you just want to go home.

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 05:01am EST

Tags: work hours, megan cloherty, wall street journal

The consequences of eating lunch at your desk

Eating lunch at your desk may cause problems in the workplace.

Thursday - 02/06/2014, 10:38am EST

Tags: lunch, social, Rohan Williamson

People work harder when it's colder

Storm delays aside, these are the kinds of work days most employers love. It seems we are more productive when the weather is cold.

Wednesday - 02/05/2014, 06:01am EST

Tags: paula wolfson, winter,

Employers differ on electronic cigarettes at work

Companies want to help workers quit smoking, but are unsure about allowing e-cigarettes at work.

Monday - 01/20/2014, 07:20am EST

Tags: e-cigarettes, electronic cigarettes, smoking, wall street journal, dick uliano

Parents in the workplace can boost morale, productivity

It's like "Bring Your Kids to Work Day" -- but the opposite.

Wednesday - 09/18/2013, 04:23am EDT

Tags: bring your parents to work day, jobs, wall street journal, david burd

The perfect midday snooze might not be a power nap

Sleep experts say there is a science to figuring how and when to get a little midday shuteye, and the most useful nap depends on what the napper needs.

Wednesday - 09/04/2013, 07:25am EDT

Tags: sleep, sleep deprivation, napping, paula wolfson,

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