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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,

Steering girls toward STEM: Statistics and solutions

Women are significantly underrepresented in one of the fastest growing job sectors in the U.S. Experts say parents and teachers need to support girls' interest in math and science at a young age.

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 09:14am EDT

Tags: math, science, STEM, career, college, Women, Rachel Nania

Employees need alternatives to sitting, AMA says

The American Medical Association says there is mounting evidence that sitting around for long periods of time is unhealthy. The AMA called on employers to find alternatives - including treadmills, standing work stations or isometric balls - to help their employees stay fit and healthy.

Monday - 06/24/2013, 04:26am EDT

Tags: sitting, exercise, American Medical Association, back problems, AMA, david burd

Who has more leisure time, men or women?

A Pew Research Center analysis finds men have more leisure time than women. What do you think?

Tuesday - 06/11/2013, 09:37am EDT

Tags: leisure, marriage, pew research center

How to work with obnoxious coworkers

Coworkers fall into several common office personalities. Here are some tips for handling them.

Thursday - 05/16/2013, 05:51am EDT

Tags: david burd, coworkers, office

Good to Go: Advice for moms and dads returning to the workforce

For many families, there comes a time when a parent who has acted as the main caregiver or childcare provider for his/her family makes the decision to return to part-time or full-time employment. Here are some tips for that transition.

Wednesday - 05/15/2013, 10:33am EDT

Tags: Good to Go, parents, jobs, employment, Katie Howard

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