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  • Workers Log An Extra 16 Days A Year, Gobbling Lunch At Desk

    Workers Log An Extra 16 Days A Year, Gobbling Lunch At Desk

    It's no secret that Americans are working longer and harder than ever. Now, a new poll shows more of us are forgoing the lunch hour and opting instead for a quick bite huddled over our keyboards. A recent survey of workers found that 62 percent of those with desk jobs typically ate lunch at their desks. The... Continue Reading

  • 5,000 New Green Jobs

    5,000 New Green Jobs

    President Obama recently announced that the Department of Energy was awarding $2B in loan guarantees to two solar companies that will allow them to scale up their business and is expected to create 5,000 new green jobs. I recently spoke to Carol McClelland, author of the award-winning book 'Green Careers for... Continue Reading

  • Sleep on the Job. It's the Right Thing to Do!

    Sleep on the Job. It's the Right Thing to Do!

    Admit it -- you've been guilty of this: You're sitting at your desk with your head propped up on your arm, pretending to be fascinated by whatever is on your screen, but you're really surreptitiously catching a few Zs before you move on to the next project. We've all been there, done that. Continue Reading

  • Office Humor: Singing On The Job

    Office Humor: Singing On The Job

    After Memorial Day, our thoughts often turn to summertime, and going to work every day can be even more of a drag than normal. Being on the job can make us a little stir-crazy, especially in the summer. So, some people follow the advice from that old Disney song from Snow White - Whistle While You Work - and... Continue Reading

  • Make Your Office a Lean Green Machine

    Make Your Office a Lean Green Machine

    Everyone's going green; even the blue people in Avatar are coinciding their DVD release date with Earth Day's 40th Anniversary. So why shouldn't you? Kermit jokes aside, it's not easy being green ... but here are a few tips and tricks you can implement at the office. Not only is it a good thing to do for the... Continue Reading