5 Essential Tips For The Office OptimistHaving trouble keeping an upbeat attitude at work? Erica Brown, author of "Take Your Soul To Work" has five tips for staying optimistic at the office.
Striking A Work-Life Balance In The Smartphone AgeTechnology has made it possible for us to work from anywhere at any time; taking calls while we walk down the street, or checking emails from our phones at home. Dr. Sheeneeta White, an associate professor at the Opus College of Business at St. Thomas, says we must balance work and free time.
Target, FedEx Looking To Hire Thousands Of Seasonal WorkersFor the first time, Target is setting aside two days to interview potential employees. Managers are looking for people to fill cashier, sales floors and stocking positions for the holidays. Target plans to hire 70,000 seasonal workers nationwide.
Study Finds Workplace Temperature Is Designed For MenWomen who are always freezing at work finally know who to blame: Men.
Study: Stress At Work Can Lead To Physical SicknessYou can now blame taking a mental health day on your workplace. A new study shows stress at your job can make you physically sick.
Good Question: How Much Do We Work?When it comes to our jobs, how much do we work? Depending on the source, the average American full-time worker is working 42-and-a-half to 47 hours a week.
3 Exercises To Help You Succeed At WorkWant to get those creative juices flowing? Try these three simple tips from Barnet Bain, author of "The Book Of Doing And Being."
Versique Hosts 4th Annual Happy Hour To Benefit Dress For SuccessThe fourth annual Dress for Success Twin Cities is coming to a close Thursday, May 7. Each year Minneapolis consulting firm Versique hosts a clothing drive for Dress for Success, a nonprofit that helps young women in the workforce. Dress for Success helps women by providing access to professional attire, networking events, career development tools and more.
House, Senate Move To Provide Help To Idled Taconite WorkersA measure that has won initial backing of Minnesota House and Senate lawmakers would ensure that Iron Range taconite workers are eligible for unemployment benefits when several plants are idled in coming months.
Outdoor Workers Welcome Warmer WeatherIn contrast to the past few months, construction worker Josh Miller didn't have to bundle up against ice, snow and biting wind before starting his outdoor job on Monday.
Minnesota Man's 6-Hour Commute Video Goes ViralMany in the Twin Cities are used to work commutes of a half-hour, an hour, or perhaps even a little bit more. But how about a six-hour commute? Ian Bearce, of Maple Grove, shot a time-lapse video of his entire commute to the office, which is located in Manhattan.
Good Question: What Happened To The 9-To-5 Job? With longer workweeks and busy kids' schedules, some of us feel like we aren't spending as much quality time with our families as we'd like. That's how Eric from Mounds View felt when he wrote to WCCO. He wanted to know: What happened to the 9-to-5 job? "It has changed dramatically," said Dr. Ernest Owens, a management professor at the University of St. Thomas School of Business.