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Happiness Prescription.

In his book, How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big, Scott Adams offers a five-point prescription for happiness.  He writes:  “The primary culprit in your bad moods is a deficit in one of the big five: … 544 more words

Self Improvement

More Companies Offer Family Flexibility Programs, But Few Employees Participate

Companies are stepping up to offer flexible family leave programs, but more than 90% of workers of both genders are reluctant to take advantage of them for fear of harming their careers. 906 more words

Just-in-time or on-call work schedules: is it time to make some changes?

Imagine having to schedule your week around being available for work at an hour’s notice, or just about as bad, having your shift cancelled at the very last minute of your day – and this for a minimum wage job with limited hours. 440 more words

Smart Biz

Book Review: Unequal Time: Gender, Class, and Family in Employment Schedules

Unequal Time: Gender, Class, and Family in Employment Schedules. By Dan Clawson Naomi Gerstel . New York: The Russell Sage Foundation, 2014. 324 pp. ISBN 978-0-87154-014-0, $35 (Paperback). 251 more words

Organizational Studies

Employers Achieve Victories in Maryland General Assembly

Maryland employers achieved victories this legislative session with the defeat of several bills that would have harmed businesses of all sizes. It is encouraging that none of these bills made it to the floor of either Chamber for a vote, but rather died in their respective legislative committees. 267 more words

General Liability

US - Participation and work schedules

With a working population in the range of 144 million, one tends to think of a rush of workers to their place of employment in the morning and a rush to home in the evening. 357 more words

United States

The Old Normal

by JC Schildbach, LMHC

Just how the hell does anybody on a regular Monday-to-Friday workweek ever get anything done?  I mean, aside from work work? 1,057 more words

Mental Health