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Dealing with Grief in the Workplace

Dealing with Grief in the Workplace

When tragedies strike, for any number of reasons, human beings need time to grieve — so how can employers better support staff members in need?

LSD to GTD: Can You Improve at Work by Microdosing LSD?

LSD to GTD: Can You Improve at Work by Microdosing LSD?

Micro doses of LSD and other psychedelics have become the new cognitive enhancer of choice in the Silicon Valley. Young professionals report increased productivity, creativity, and even compassion. But are there any research-backed findings that prove microdosing psychedelics might actually work? Can other, more “traditional” enhancers be of any use? We’re investigating the issue and confronting the hype with science.

Do These Things Today If You Just Got Fired [187 Career Experts' Tips]

Do These Things Today If You Just Got Fired [187 Career Experts' Tips]

Imagine you just lost your job. If you’re one of the 141,667 U.S. employees facing that this month, you don’t have to imagine. In your near future? Financial troubles, marital stress, a thundering whack to your self-esteem… Wait. It doesn’t have to be like this. Here’s what you need to do in the next few days to make sure you’ll handle this nightmare well.

Women in IT: A Changing Landscape in Our Changing Technological World

Women in IT: A Changing Landscape in Our Changing Technological World

In this technology-dependent world, it's clear that the flow of information is key to our shared future. But who gets to help build that future? Of all entry-level positions in the tech field, just 37 percent are occupied by women. For managerial positions and the hallowed “C-Suite,” the number drops to 15 percent. So why is this?

How Your Peers Can Help You Advance Your Career

How Your Peers Can Help You Advance Your Career

When it comes to your career, you probably think you can get ahead if you impress your boss and do good work. That equation involves two people—you and your manager. But you may be overlooking one set of key players who can help you succeed: Your peers!

Your Personal Life Is a Project. Learn to Manage It like a PM Superstar!

Your Personal Life Is a Project. Learn to Manage It like a PM Superstar!

We all know these people who always seem to be on top of things—get more done in less time, deliver on every task they take on. To help you become one of them, I reached out to a few successful project managers—people who get paid to be *master* planners—and asked what to do to better manage one’s personal life. Here are their best tips.

Freezing Your Eggs: A Wise Career Decision?

Freezing Your Eggs: A Wise Career Decision?

On the face of it, egg freezing it might seem like a perfect way to delay childbearing while focusing on climbing the corporate ladder. And yet, recent research has shown that, for the majority of women, the decision to freeze their eggs has almost nothing to do with career advancement.

Jobs for Teens: 30 Best Teen Jobs and How to Find the ones Near You

Jobs for Teens: 30 Best Teen Jobs and How to Find the ones Near You

30 jobs for teens you can apply for today. See lists of the best teen jobs, including online jobs for teens and summer jobs for teens. Even better? You’ll learn a quick trick to unlock teen jobs on powerful job search sites to serve up real openings near you in seconds. Get that first job and start cashing real paychecks now!