Nothing speeds the day up like knowing your 3 p.m. M&M and chai latte break is coming. And despite those new-fangled standing and treadmill desks, most of us spend our days sitting on our butts, waiting for our 3 p.m. sugar-and-carb breaks.
No wonder, then, that 41 percent of workers say they've gained... Read More »
Stress on the job has many sources. You may have a demanding boss or clients to please, work odd hours, or the duties themselves may occasionally put your health and well-being at risk.
In fact, consistently putting oneself in the line of fire -- literally or figuratively -- is characteristic of the most... Read More »
With all the challenges facing today's working Americans, having a low-stress job can go a long way toward improving quality of life. What makes a job low stress? CareerCast.com says it's a combination of factors, including work environment, job competitiveness and risk.
The employment website recently... Read More »
By Vivian Giang
It may be hard to manage stress levels and stay motivated during the job hunt, especially if you feel like you're not in control of the situation.
But thinking this way is the exact reason why you feel nervous inside. Read More »
Think all the responsibility associated with being the top boss makes for a more stressful life? According to a new study, not so much.
Researchers at Stanford University and Harvard University found that leaders at higher levels had less stress than those in lower- or non-leadership posts. The findings runs... Read More »
Last week's shootings outside the Empire State Building in New York City shone a spotlight on mental health issues in the workplace. While it's not clear whether mental illness drove Jeffrey Johnson to target a former colleague a year after being laid off from his job at Hazan Imports, it's clear that Johnson... Read More »
By Cindy Perman
Stressed out at work? Take a number.
Nearly three-fourths (73 percent) of American workers are stressed out by at least one thing at work, according to Everest College's 2012 Work Stress Survey conducted by Harris Interactive. Read More »
The recent announcement of 27,000 layoffs at HP can send a chill through any corporate employee. The reality is that anyone can end up out of work from an unexpected corporate restructuring. It pays to know what immediate steps to take if and when you are faced with being laid off. Read More »
By Monica Wofford
If your boss over delegates, micromanages, vanishes when you need him, screams like a banshee or flings coffee mugs at you, you know you need to do something. But what, and how? Here are 14 ways to deal with difficult behavior and in some cases, even make it disappear. Read More »