Tales From the Trenches:Balancing Work and Family
Achieving a work-life balance
has become an ever more challenging task, especially for the increasing number of people who work across time zones. Here's a closer look at some of their stories.
It Pays to Take Time OffFrom E-Mail Communication
While no one can dispute
that e-mail is an office necessity, conquering your inbox can be a time-consuming task. Here's how one company enforces a weekly ban on e-mail.
How Brainstorming SessionsCan Lead to Harrassment Suits
In the 1980s,
regulations were enacted outlawing the creation of a "hostile work environment." Yet these laws could punish workplace discussion that's central to the professional mission of an enterprise.
Should You Take a RiskWith a Successful Career?
When an established writer
opts to relocate for his wife's career, his own professional path becomes uncertain. While options abound, so do potential pitfalls.
Older Employees BecomeMuch-Coveted Commodities
With an unprecedented number
of people set to step out of the work force, the threat of an employee shortage is forcing companies to rethink their hiring strategy. Some employers are even introducing special perks to retain and recruit older professionals.
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