The 20 Best Companies to Work for Based on Workplace Culture

A number of American workplaces today embrace open floor plans, dogs, work-from-home options and even places to nap. Less-visible elements of contemporary company culture include compensation, benefits and how meetings are run. Comparably.com collects data on compensation and work culture. It recently issued its latest annual ranking of large (more than 500 employees) and small … Read moreThe 20 Best Companies to Work for Based on Workplace Culture

The 10 Best Employers for Work-From-Home Jobs in 2019

Are you hoping to finally land a work-from-home gig this year? If so, FlexJobs has identified the best companies to watch closely as 2019 continues to unfold. In formulating its list of the top 100 companies to watch for remote jobs in 2019, FlexJobs analyzed the job postings of more than 51,000 companies to find … Read moreThe 10 Best Employers for Work-From-Home Jobs in 2019

7 Workplace Missteps That Will Ensure You Never Get Promoted

There are many steps you can take to improve your career prospects — from quitting your job for a better-paying one or switching to a work-from-home job to the traditional standbys of putting in more hours or pursuing additional training. But if you’re making certain missteps at work, you could be sabotaging your own best … Read more7 Workplace Missteps That Will Ensure You Never Get Promoted

The 10 Best Companies for Remote Jobs in 2019

Are you hoping 2019 will be the year to finally land a work-from-home gig? If so, FlexJobs has identified the best companies to watch closely as the year unfolds. In formulating its list of the top 100 companies to watch for remote jobs in 2019, FlexJobs analyzed the job postings of 51,000 companies to find … Read moreThe 10 Best Companies for Remote Jobs in 2019

Workers Say This Is the Best Place to Work in 2019

If you’re considering a new job in the new year, you might want to look into Bain & Co. first. The management consulting firm was recently named the best large employer in the U.S. in Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Awards for the 2019 Best Places to Work. The awards are based on employee feedback. This marks … Read moreWorkers Say This Is the Best Place to Work in 2019

6 Easy Ways to Be More Productive at Your Desk

Some people prefer controlled chaos, while others need nothing more than a laptop and coffee. The state of your work environment largely depends on the nature of your work and personal preferences. However, just because you have everything you want within arm’s reach doesn’t mean your workspace enables you to be as productive or efficient … Read more6 Easy Ways to Be More Productive at Your Desk

9 Signs That You Should Be Working From Home

When an employer is willing, it’s possible for you to work from almost any location. Your schedule becomes yours to manage, with no one looking over your shoulder. Not everyone has the discipline to work without supervision. But if you do, working at home can give you much greater control over your life — not … Read more9 Signs That You Should Be Working From Home

Employees Again Say This Is the Best Place to Work in the U.S.

If you’re considering a new job for the new year, you might want to look into Bain & Co. or Heap first. These companies were just named the best places to work in the U.S. in 2019 based on employee feedback. Bain, a management consulting firm, is the No. 1 ranked large employer in Glassdoor’s … Read moreEmployees Again Say This Is the Best Place to Work in the U.S.

Inside jobs: What do people do all day?

Last week, I found myself revisiting the fantastic Inside Jobs project from The Atlantic. Atlantic staffers interviewed 103 American workers from all walks of life. The magazine then collected those interviews into a single, unified website. Here’s how one of the project’s leaders describes her aims: So much of my aspiration for this project was … Read moreInside jobs: What do people do all day?