April 18, 2012 The TV show Mad Men has won fans for breathing life — and a heavy whiff of bourbon — into the fictional workplace of the 1960s. And it seems that some U.S. companies are still at it — at least, they're making sure their employees have easy access to liquor and beer.
March 30, 2012 Do you think you'd be less stressed out if you took your dog to work with you? Science agrees. Employees with dogs were less stressed out than their coworkers, new research finds. But it works only if the dog is polite.
January 26, 2012 People who work long hours are more likely to become depressed, even if they're working in the executive suite. That's according to a study of British civil servants. Other studies have found that people with higher incomes are less vulnerable to depression, but they didn't factor in work hours.
December 29, 2011 Working nights is bad for your health. But scientists haven't really looked at whether the poor food available is really to blame. New studies ask whether providing better food to shift workers would be an easy fix for a big public health problem.
August 16, 2011 While such beliefs are often whispered in the office — and declaimed at volume during happy hour — new research quantifies just how much the nasty seem to profit by the (non-) virtue of their nastiness.
April 27, 2011 We all have our bad days at work. And while we may just want to take to Facebook or Twitter to vent about that one annoying customer, some have turned to the site Xtranormal in order to let the world know of the pressures of the everyday grind.
January 26, 2011 "How many basketballs can you fit in this room?" Huffington Post lists that as a question from an actual job interview. They include others from companies like Google, Goldman Sachs and Facebook.
January 17, 2011 Your boss won't tell you that you're too old for the job or that they don't promote based on performance. SmartMoney got managers to talk about the ten things that they just won't tell their employees.
November 2, 2010 During a long and sometimes brutal midterm campaign season it proved difficult to keep politic al views — and arguments — out of the office. Sue Shellenbarger, in the Wall Street Journal, looks at how to keep the political peace at work.