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This is the top reason employers expect more people to quit this year

Email

How to stop email procrastination and achieve Inbox Zero

We already know that writing a to-do list can help us hold ourselves accountable during busy work days. What you may not know is that your nightly to-do list can also be a way to cure your insomnia.

Parents at Work

Survey: YouTube now among biggest influences on what kids want to be when they grow up

We already know that writing a to-do list can help us hold ourselves accountable during busy work days. What you may not know is that your nightly to-do list can also be a way to cure your insomnia.

Side Hustles

4 ways to finally choose a side hustle you actually love

We already know that writing a to-do list can help us hold ourselves accountable during busy work days. What you may not know is that your nightly to-do list can also be a way to cure your insomnia.

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Sleep

How writing a five-minute to-do list can help you fall asleep more quickly

We already know that writing a to-do list can help us hold ourselves accountable during busy work days. What you may not know is that your nightly to-do list can also be a way to cure your insomnia.

The Future of Work

This algorithm can figure out when you will die

By creating a deep learning algorithm to predict patient mortality, doctors can better inform patients about their end-of-life options before it is too late, allowing more patients to get their spiritual and cultures final wishes met.

Email

3 things to do when your boss constantly sends late-night and weekend emails

When your boss constantly sends emails late into the night and all weekend, it can seriously affect your stress and productivity levels. Here's how to handle it.

Productivity

Changing these 4 beliefs will make you surprisingly happy

Getting over these four commonly held irrational beliefs will make you much happier.

News

Survey: Most Americans want to be their own bosses

The 9-to-5 lifestyle often comes with the common practice of working for someone else, but 62% of Americans actually want to be their own bosses by establishing their own businesses.

Salary

4 tips on salary negotiation from the $20-million-plus star of ‘Grey’s Anatomy,’ Ellen Pompeo

Ellen Pompeo, the star of Grey's Anatomy, is the highest-paid actress on a primetime drama on TV. Here's her secret about how she went into the salary negotiation that made it happen.

Productivity

10 things great bosses do every day

Great bosses change us for the better. Here are the top 10 attributes of those who do it best.

Interview Tips

4 ways to answer ‘Where do you see yourself in 5 years?’

'Where do you see yourself in five years?' That interview question can be really hard. Before you answer, consider these including four points after gathering your thoughts.

Words at Work

18 words and phrases smart people never include on their resumes

While it can be tempting to load a bunch of jargon and glowing language on your resume, there are certain terms and phrases that you should avoid.

Ladders 2018 Resume Guide

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Advice

Happiness hack: One ritual that made me much happier

For maximum happiness, friendships need to be maintained by actually physical proximity, not social media.

Email

How to fix things when an email chain spirals out of control

Emails, Slack messages, and other forms of business communication can go wildly wrong when someone says something that could be misconstrued. Here's how to clear up — and avoid — misunderstandings.

Design

THIS IS NOT A DRILL: Don’t blame the button presser, blame the button designer

Blaming a person is easy when an error like what happened in Hawaii causes headlines and panic. What's more important is making sure the problem gets fixed so that mistakes and fluke events cannot be repeated by someone else.

Advice

Here’s how to be less anxious while waiting to hear back about a job

Waiting to hear back after a job interview can be an excruciating exercise in anxiety. To be less anxious about the wait, change your outlook.

Science of Work

Study: These kind of job descriptions are more likely to turn away women candidates

How you frame a role's requirements can alienate and deter qualified candidates from applying. Is your job description turning away female candidates before they even apply?

Exit Interviews

How honest should you be in your exit interview about your reasons for leaving?

If you are tempted to give ‘honest’ reasons for leaving or negative feedback during your exit interview, here are the 3 best reasons not to do it.

Hiring

4 behaviors of toxic employees that you can catch in the interview

Recruiters, you might want to think twice about a job candidate who acts this way during the interview process. Toxic employees could cost your company financially and emotionally.

Leadership

8 quotations on leadership from Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Frequently quoted by leaders everywhere today for inspiration, Dr. King's advice on leadership is as relevant and as urgent now as it was when he first gave it decades ago.

Job Search

Research: Working for a company that’s been shamed can cost you money

When you work for a company that's been up to no good, employers will start to think you're up to no good — even if you're innocent. Working for a company that's been accused of misconduct can not only cost your professional reputation, it will literally cost you money.

Management

Survey: Majority of managers are uncomfortable with communication (aka doing their jobs)

Without regular feedback, teams fall apart. To be an effective manager, you need to get comfortable with being uncomfortable. Here's how to be a strong communicator, even when you need to deliver bad news.

Advice

What 50-year-olds know that 20-year-olds often don’t

Here are some lessons I’ve learned during my half century on this planet. Life goes by really, really fast, but it's better after 50.

Advice

11 celebrities’ best advice to their younger selves

Here are the best pieces of life and career advice celebrities and leaders like Bill Gates and Oprah Winfrey would give their younger selves, so that we can learn along with them, and hopefully learn to see a pitfall before we fall into it.

Happiness

3 ways to tell if your relationship is ruining your career

Giving your best both at work and in love is a tough task for most people, and it's a big reason why work/life balance continues to be a pressing topic for many professionals. Is your relationship hurting your career?

Productivity

Why making mistakes is actually good for business

Failure, mistakes, mishaps — they all play a vital role in helping employees learn and grow. Here are 4 steps to changing office culture to embrace that growth potential.

News

Survey: Americans have an extremely high bar for what constitutes online harassment

When it comes to online harassment, Americans are more divided on what is right, what is wrong, and who is responsible for the problem.

Report: These are the fastest-declining jobs in the U.S.