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Microsoft Japan claims 4-day workweek bumped productivity 40%

Over the summer, every weekend was a 3-day weekend for Microsoft Japan employees. The company tested a 4-day workweek without reducing salaries. According to Microsoft, the result was a productivity increase of 40%. It seems that the biggest contributor to that boost is that they cut way back on meetings which, as a rule, waste ...

What it’s like to be a professional eBay seller

It is, evidently, not a nice job. But you do get to be alone, if that's your thing, with The Inventory, boxing things all day. This eBay seller gets into the nitty gritty of how he sources and sells individual items and it's surprisingly interesting how much the garage sale trash gets (Damaged Oakleys, $20) ...

The roles tools play in employee engagement

Employee engagement isn't just about the morale of individual workers—it also enables broader workforce productivity and leads to better business outcomes... ...

Casino card dealers don’t like it when players watch **** at the table

Casino dealers told Vice what kind of customers they don't like: ones who call them bad names, throw chips and cards at them, watch pornographic videos on their phones while playing at the table, go to the bathroom without washing their hands then handle chips and cards, micromanage them, get french fry grease on the ...

The 10 benefits and policies any modern workplace should have

Want to attract (and retain) top talent, making your company’s workforce more competitive and cutting down on turnover costs to boot? The simplest way to do so starts with the benefits and policies... ...

8 benefits and policies that are making your company seem outdated

The competition for top talent today is more fierce than ever. And when it comes to attracting and retaining that talent, we know that benefits play a major hand in how well an employer fares... ...

How to unlock your online skills and level up in life

05.13.2019 · Posted in Education Articles, Technology Articles

Presented by RMITBy Mashable Brand XUpskilling has become a big part of our everyday lives. In an ever-evolving tech age, we’re eager to learn, experience, and do more than ever before. So, it comes as no surprise that taking on new challenges a... ...

How to deal with getting fired

Brilliant culture critic Rob Walker, author of the forthcoming book The Art of Noticing, just launched a new column at Lifehacker about "navigating the modern workplace," a continuation in some ways of his long-running New York Times column "The Workologist." Naturally, Rob's first column in the new series is about getting fired:

...What I’m suggesting ...