Before you spend another lunch scarfing down food at your desk with your eyes glued to your computer screen, here's some food for thought. Lunch breaks can be important opportunities to recharge, find creative inspiration and make business connections, according to many experts.
In some states, unhappy workers outnumber happy workers by two to one. MarketWatch's Catey Hill reveals which states workers want to flee, and where they hope to go, on Lunch Break with Tanya Rivero. Photo: Getty
When it's happy hour even America's CEOs get to relax and enjoy a drink. WSJ's Sara Murray asked executives at the ECO:nomics conference in Santa Barbara, Calif. what their favorite cocktail is. (Photo: AP)
After a long day at work it's natural to want to blow off some steam and hit-up happy hour with your colleagues. But be cautious, because mixing co-workers and cocktails can be a bad combo. We'll go over the do's and don'ts of co-worker cocktailing.
Plenty of companies offer workers free food, but as the workday in some firms stretches on past the cocktail hour, they’re stocking full bars and beer fridges to loosen up the office and keep workers on the job longer. But the frat-house atmosphere isn’t for everybody. Rachel Silverman reports.
More older workers are being pressured to reinvent themselves by learning to work on social media as part of their jobs. Sue Shellenbarger and Allen & Gerritsen creative director Doug Gould join Lunch Break.
How do neat people cope at work when the person in the next cubicle or desk is messy and has lots of clutter? Sue Shellenbarger joins Lunch Break along with neat and messy co-workers Justin Lee and Jonathan Wasserstrum who learned to co-exist. Photo: Aron Susman.