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How to Say No to Your Boss

How to Say No to Your Boss

Are you putting your life and out-of-work relationships at risk?

Sometimes it is impossible to keep the boss from piling on more work. Other times it's not. Learn to say no without saying N-O. Read More »

Why You Shouldn't Be Proud Of A 60-Hour Workweek

Why You Shouldn't Be Proud Of A 60-Hour Workweek

There's a difference between working hard and working too much

Your 60-hour work week is not a good thing. It's unhealthy, it stunts the growth of our businesses and it's unsustainable. Read More »

What To Do If You're Being Overloaded and Overworked

What To Do If You're Being Overloaded and Overworked

Be proactive and speak up if you can't handle your workload

Don't assume that your manager knows how heavy your workload is. Read More »

Bank Of America Intern Died After Pulling Three All-Nighters, Reports Claim

Bank Of America Intern Died After Pulling Three All-Nighters, Reports Claim

Did overwork cause the 21-year-old's death?

Did overwork cause the 21-year-old's death? Read More »

Ad Agency Employee, 24, Dies From A Heart Attack

Ad Agency Employee, 24, Dies From A Heart Attack

There's ample evidence that stress and overwork are a toxic brew, leading to a host of possible illnesses, including heart disease. Still, it was shocking when an Ogilvy & Mather advertising employee in Beijiing collapsed at his desk Monday, and was later pronounced dead due to sudden cardiac arrest. After... Read More »

Survey: 1 In 3 Employees Are Stressed Out, Underpaid And Overworked

Survey: 1 In 3 Employees Are Stressed Out, Underpaid And Overworked

While the Dow breaks new records and corporate profits continue to soar, one large segment of the population is not celebrating: American workers. Not only are millions still struggling with unemployment, but according to a new survey by the American Psychological Association, a significant chunk of those... Read More »

How To Manage Unrealistic Work Demands

How To Manage Unrealistic Work Demands

By Chrissy Scivicque Does it seem like people are always slamming you with impossibly urgent requests? Do you ever feel like you'll only meet your deadlines if you work extra hours or take work home on weekends? Are the demands placed on you so intense that you find yourself wondering how anyone does it... Read More »

Linds Redding, Fatally Ill Ad Executive, Blogs About Wasting Life On Work

Linds Redding, Fatally Ill Ad Executive, Blogs About Wasting Life On Work

By Jim Edwards Linds Redding, a New Zealand-based art director who worked at BBDO and Saatchi & Saatchi, died last month at aged 52 from an inoperable esophageal cancer. Redding also kept a blog, and after his passing an essay he wrote about the ad business, titled "A Short Lesson In Perspective," has... Read More »

Americans Are Lying About How Much They Work

Americans Are Lying About How Much They Work

Hang around in certain circles long enough, and you hear a lot about 70-hour work weeks. Then, after that complaint, you start hearing about 80-hour workweeks, and so forth in the arms race. People claim they fantasize about 60-hour workweeks, billed by some as the new "part-time." We may feel we're... Read More »

These 3 Words Are Stalling Your Job Search

These 3 Words Are Stalling Your Job Search

Are you out of work? Or are you overworked, in a career you hate and want out? With more than 84 percent of Americans surveyed saying that they want a new job, chances are that you are unhappy and want something better. What you may not realize is that three words are holding you back. Read More »

Workers Put In 365 Hours Overtime, Just Answering Emails And Calls

Workers Put In 365 Hours Overtime, Just Answering Emails And Calls

Do you feel like your work day never really ends? It turns out the death of the time clock is not a figment of your imagination. According to a new survey released by Good Technology, the average American worker puts in an extra month and a half of overtime each year, just answering work emails and calls at... Read More »

Working Too Hard To Make A Living? Tips That Could Change Your Life

Working Too Hard To Make A Living? Tips That Could Change Your Life

Most of us with full-time jobs don't work nearly as hard as we think we do. Very few people who claim to work 80, 90 or 100 hours a week actually log that kind of time. But in the course of asking people to record the 168 hours we all have each week for my book on time management, I did come across one woman... Read More »

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