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Can changing your lunch change your day at work?

Whatever job you’re in, you’ve probably experienced the notorious mid-afternoon slump. That moment at work when your brain, body or both seem to decide that they’ve had enough.

Eventa survey says 80% of people have an office romance

For many of us model professionals, office romances are a divisive subject. On the one hand, it’s the perfect way to clear up that awkward sexual tension hovering over the workroom.

Survey: Almost 10% of Americans have gone to work high

Almost 1 in 10 Americans have shown up to work high on pot, according to a new survey, which was conducted by Mashable and SurveyMonkey.

Two new studies address the physical effects of shift work

Sleep disorders are fairly common in the U.S. Millions of people, regardless of age, gender, or lifestyle, suffer from disorders such as sleep apnea, insomnia, restless legs syndrome, narcolepsy, and various circadian rhythm disorders.

Op-Ed: Seven steps to cope with overload at work

Are you overworked, overloaded and over-stressed at work? Some people work hard every day but find that they never seem to get ahead. Tasks just keep piling up. What can you do if you are in this situation?

Op-Ed: Tips to writing an impressing SAP resume

The IT industry is going and if you are entering, you may be developing for by far the biggest software companies today. While looking for a SAP based job, there are a number of ways to emphasize on your resume to fit this career field.

FIFA World Cup actually boosted productivity at work

The whole world’s attention was on the FIFA World Cup in Brazil. The television ratings scored huge points during the games as a significant portion of world population turned their television on for the games.

Op-Ed: Losing benefits isn’t prodding unemployed back to work

The verdict is in — cutting unemployment benefits does not help workers. Surprised? Hardly. Squabbles between congressional Republicans and Democrats resulted in the end of federal emergency unemployment benefits for over 2 million Americans.

Sweden's six-hour workday experiment

Gothenburg - In hopes that it will cut down on sick leave, boost efficiency, and ultimately save Sweden money, municipal staff in Gothenburg will experiment with six-hour full-pay workdays.

Bank intern found dead due to working long hours

A 21-year-old intern was found dead at his house after reportedly working a total of 72 hours in a row at a Bank of America Branch in London.

Eating at your desk makes you stressed

London - A recent German study affirms that having lunch in your desk in front of the computer will produce higher stress levels, lower your creative control and reduce your connection to fellow workers.

AZ police officer gives bike to teen who walks 9 miles to work

Phoenix Police Sgt. Natalie Simonick, 46, was on patrol around eleven at night, when she spotted a young man who was walking in a desolate area.

Picture of man watching porn at work goes viral on Twitter

Brisbane - Can't a man hard at work get some privacy? In a world where everything is posted and spread across the internet in a matter of minutes, no, it's not.

Teen walks 10 miles in snow to job interview

Indianapolis - An Indianapolis, Indiana restaurant owner who happened to stumble across a teenager walking to a job interview, was inspired by the teen's determination.

Yahoo no longer allows employees to work from home

On Friday, Yahoo sent out a memo that announced that all employees who work from home will have to start reporting to the office by June.

US programmer outsourced own work to China, played on Internet

A rather ingenious programmer, working for a critical infrastructure company in the US, outsourced his work to a Chinese contractor for a fraction of his salary. He then sat and played on Facebook, ebay and reddit and watched cat videos all day.

Op-Ed: Photo Essay — People at work Special

People at work have always fascinated me. Hands occupied by something they work with and the artists with their magical objects they make music with. Their eyesight almost always off from the camera's lens.

Mitt Romney back to work, rejoins Marriott board

Mitt Romney, former presidential candidate and governor of Massachusetts, will be rejoining the Marriott International's board of directors.

Poll: Many Americans doubt college graduates ready for workforce

New York - Are high school and college graduates ready for the world of work? A large number of Americans doubt they're prepared and ready for today's workforce, a new poll says. With a competitive global economy, is this a good sign for the future?

Documentary: Professional prisoners learning skills

In this eye-opening 25-minute documentary, we visit a prison in Russia that educates its prisoners, pays them well for their work and gives them skills for a chance of a better life on release.

Unemployed people treated like slaves at Jubilee

London - The Diamond Jubilee celebrations are over, but one group of people were definitely not rejoicing. In fact, they will probably remember the occasion for all the wrong reasons.

Study: Detaching from work email lowers stress, increases focus

A new study suggests that cutting back on email time lowers stress on the job. Researchers examined the issue and found that people who are frequently on their email during the course of the day experienced increased heart rates and were less focused.

Does caffeine make you work harder? It might be psychological

A study on rats has shown that caffeine may help to make lazy rats work harder but it can have the opposite effect on already hard-working animals. Does the same effect apply to people?

Op-Ed: You bet the NCAA basketball tournament is huge

Truth be told, basketball lovers and those involved in pools do this. Even if the boss does not like it, they will do it anyway.

Oscar prep is in full gear Special

It is only Wednesday of Oscar Week but the work goes on to make Hollywood Boulevard into a sea of make-believe. And it will continue, day and night, all week and weekend long. It never ends, in fact.

Spain unemployment reaches 5.3m and set to get worse

Spain's unemployment rate rose to 22.9 percent, that is the highest figure for 16 years and represents a staggering one in four of the workforce out of a job.

Op-Ed: From Madoff to Murdoch to Greece: Whatever Happened to Ethics?

People from all walks of life and at all levels of the corporate ladder skirt their responsibilities and neglect their duties.

Computers take orders at UK McDonald's

Fast-food giant McDonald's plans to replace human workers with technology that will revolutionize the way European customers order their meals.

Op-Ed: People need livelihood, not make-work jobs

An article questioning the wisdom of creating jobs for the sake of it in order to destroy the so-called benefits culture when the financial sector is plundering the British economy.

Forget the bars, work is where it's at to find your mate

According to CareerBuilder's annual office romance survey, one in ten Canadian workers have dated co-workers at least twice during their careers. Those dates have fairly decent odds of becoming something more.
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