Remember meForgot password?
    Log in with Twitter

Work News

Celebrity osteopath sentenced in France to 8 years for sex crimes

Bobigny - A French osteopath whose list of famous clients included Pablo Picasso and Rudolf Nureyev was on Thursday sentenced to eight years in jail on appeal for raping and sexually assaulting female patients.

Pope to make major speech in Italy's little China

- Pope Francis will Tuesday deliver a major speech on the theme of work in the symbolic location of Prato, a small town near Florence that has become synonymous with Chinese immigration to Italy.

The American temp work takeover: Union benefits to permatemps

The temp agency, or staffing firm, has seen a monumental increase in demand by companies looking to cut costs and increase efficiencies. The result has been permanent job displacement and uncertainty for many workers in the US economy.

Procrastinate at work? It’s bad for your health

Procrastination is a nasty habit that can keep you from filing on deadline, preparing well for a meeting. Waiting until the last minute to accomplish your task can also lead to unnecessary stress.

Garbage collector jailed for starting work too early

Atlanta - Kevin McGill is a sanitation worker in an Atlanta suburb, and he was sentenced to jail because he started work too early.

Mein Kampf to be republished by academics in 2016

Seventy years after the author's death, Adolf Hitler's famous but obviously controversial autobiography is to be republished by a collection of academics next year once the copyright on the work expires in a two-volume new addition.

How unemployment triggers personality changes

Stirling - A new tranche of research has found that longer-term unemployment alters people's personalities in different ways. This includes making people less agreeable and open, which, in turn hampers people who undergo such changes from securing work.

Women paid far less than men in universities

Why are there so few women in academia? New research suggests that perceptions of a need for brilliance to excel in a field of study contribute to its relatively low numbers of women.

Focusing on one task at a time makes you 50% more engaged at work

Scientific research suggests that, contrary to what many people believe about themselves, only 2% of the population is capable of multi-tasking effectively.

Facebook is working on an 'at work' version for enterprises

New reports indicate that social network giant Facebook is gearing up to transform collaboration in the workplace by creating a new tool currently dubbed "Facebook At Work", designed specifically for enterprises.

Stressed employees turning to energy drinks

London - A new survey has found a strong link between employees how report that they are “overworked” and the purchase and consumption of energy drinks.

Americans costing themselves billions by working too hard

Not taking time off from work isn't just making you more stressed — it's costing you money. That's because employees who don't use all of their paid time off are essentially working for free during the extra days, a new study says.

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.
  1 2 3 4 5 Next»

Set up a news alert for


Work Image

The crystal work of Bertil Vallien  Die Reise
The crystal work of Bertil Vallien "Die Reise"
Flamarium Saalkreis GmbH
rides carnival midway summer
rides carnival midway summer
A working day on the downtown mall  Charlottesville  Virginia
A working day on the downtown mall, Charlottesville, Virginia
Bob Mical
Example of a home office setup
Example of a home office setup
Easy Stock Photos
rides carnival midway summer
rides carnival midway summer
A man overwhelmed by work
A man overwhelmed by work
Via B2B News Network
It s only Wednesday before the show.
It's only Wednesday before the show.
rides carnival midway summer
rides carnival midway summer
A  help wanted  ad in a newspaper
A "help wanted" ad in a newspaper
A scene from the production line at the Toyota Material Handling Europe
A scene from the production line at the Toyota Material Handling Europe
sometimes being a trucker  you can get some neat pictures.  This one was early morning in a trucksto...
sometimes being a trucker, you can get some neat pictures. This one was early morning in a truckstop, the clouds were hanging low, so i took picture, and then climbed in truck and down the road working.

Latest News
Top News