Workplace

How Being Laid Off Affects Your Job Prospects

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey recently sent 330 employees emails letting them know the company—in an effort to control costs as its user base declines—would be eliminating their jobs.  And the layoff is small in comparison to other players in the technology world. In July, Microsoft shed 7,800 positions. And Hewlett-Packard is More

Telecommuting Isn’t Always a Win-Win Situation

HealthDay: Many people dream of giving up their daily commute and padding to work in their pajamas and slippers. But telecommuting has to be carefully thought out and implemented to be successful, new research says. A growing number of companies offer work-from-home options even though there is conflicting evidence about More

Businesswoman eating a salad while working

Hidden Perk to Telework: Healthier Meals

Telecommuting may be good for your diet. In a new comprehensive review on the science of telecommuting, psychological scientists Tammy Allen, Timothy Golden, and Kristen Shockley describe both the benefits and drawbacks of working from home. Their in-depth look at current research on telecommuting revealed an unexpected perk: Telecommuting may More