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These are the hardest tech roles to fill at work

Technology leaders were asked what positions were the hardest for them to fill and data security professionals were listed as in highest demand.

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If you love brainteasers during job interviews, you’re likely a sadist

Brainteaser questions ultimately may reveal more about what is going on in the hiring manager's brain more than the job candidate's.

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Survey: Execs think 47% of their best talent will quit ‘within 2 years of hire’

"The diversity problem in talent management feels like it's worse than ever ... At the same time, we know that the quality ... available today is unmatched."

Productivity

Turns out thinking burns calories, so grab that extra donut at work

Yes we do indeed burn some calories when we are thinking, according to recent research. But it depends on the type of task you are doing.

Style

Why you should wear a high collar in your office this fall

Get ready to see some high collars in your office. High Elizabethan-type collars were all over the spring 2019 New York Fashion Week runways including Versace, Gucci and Chanel.

Exercise

This executive likes to literally make her clients sweat

Many managers enjoy walk-and-talks to get employees out of the restrictions of the office and into the looser habitats of the wild.

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If you sleep less than 7 hours, you are more likely to crash your car

Before worrying about how your workday is going to go, first, worry about how you are going to get there, and if you're OK to drive.

According to Science

How we think about introverts and solitude may be all wrong

"Under this new personality paradigm ... when you have a strong sense of self and feel in control of your life, solitude becomes an enjoyable experience."

Job Search

Survey: Hearing about layoffs would make 44% of Americans look elsewhere

"The good news is that this and the top frustrations that job seekers have with the recruitment process can all be improved by any employer of any size."

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Women (especially founders) face a 20% equity gap at work

"The research found that women make up 35% of equity-holding employees, but only hold 20% of equity. The gap gets more pronounced for female founders."

Careers

Why this ‘Big Bang Theory’ star wants to help you get your childhood dream job

Big Bang Theory star Mayim Bialik has never stopped learning (she has a PhD in neuroscience) and is passionate about encouraging others to do the same.

Personal Finance

New data paint an unpleasant picture of poverty in the US

"Things are even worse when it comes to child poverty. In the U.S., child poverty rates have surpassed 20 percent for several decades."

Equal Pay

Here’s how much more money American men earn than women at every age

"There is nonetheless a striking separation between the median wages for men and women during young and middle adulthood."

Productivity

Majority of advertising/marketing hiring managers favor a ‘compressed schedule’

In addition, 52% of hiring managers feel that work-life balance is the responsibility of both the company and individuals.

Office Life

Survey: 72% of employees think their coworkers aren’t good communicators

34% of people surveyed think that GIFs and emojis "are appropriate for workplace communication," 66% would rather give them a hard pass.

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The pros and cons of abruptly quitting like Vontae Davis

The abrupt exit stunned and angered his team, providing lessons on what to do when a job becomes untenable and you feel like you need to get out — now.

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For better or worse, our minds are hardwired to forgive people

A new study suggests that we keep giving people who have wronged us the benefit of the doubt because deciding to forgive people is out of our control.

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These are the best airports in the United States

"Airport construction projects are reaching phases in which passenger disruption and increased traffic will be incredibly hard to avoid. "

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Survey: This is the ‘most fun’ city in the country

Vegas tops the list, but there's a bit of a surprise at the bottom – How can anywhere in Hawaii honestly be considered not fun?

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People fear robots taking over jobs around the world

Only Japan (74%), Poland (52%) and Hungary (52%) said that robots performing human jobs would make economies more efficient.

Highest Paying Jobs

15 companies in Chicago this month hiring for $100K positions like crazy

Ladders compiled a list of the top 15 companies hiring for $100K jobs right now in Chicago and surrounding areas. 

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Men talk 92% of the time on conference calls

“One could surmise that male executives (on conference calls) are more prone to speaking simply to hear themselves speak.”

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Survey: These are the most (and least) diverse states in the country

The list of diverse states is literally all over the map, but the Northeast stands out as one of the least diverse sections of America.

Highest Paying Jobs

15 companies in Los Angeles this month hiring for $100K positions like crazy

Ladders compiled a list of the top 15 companies hiring for $100K jobs right now in Los Angeles and the surrounding areas.

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ACLU says Facebook allowed employers to post job ads that excluded women

The ACLU complaint argues that Facebook is not just a middleman for jobs, but acts as an employment agency and is therefore liable.