In a recent article she titled “Why You Need to Quit Your Job,” Author and Life and Leadership coach Adria Corso related her own struggle feeling trapped in a job that made her miserable. In introducing the dilemma, she wrote that “Eight years ago, I sat in the big fancy office of my corpora...
Having a job you don’t like is more than just a drag: it might also be compromising your health. Dissatisfaction with your job in your 20s and 30s can cause health issues 10 or 20 years later, according to a new study from the American Sociological Association. “We found that there is a cumulat...
Every institution needs rules. But companies don't need to be shortsighted and lazy in their efforts to maintain and ordered, functioning workplace. Most of us can understand the temptation to draft up binders and binders of guidelines and regulations. Travis Bradberry, author of the bestselling bo...
Can a big paycheck lessen the pain of a boring job? Most people tend to believe this is true, at least to an extent. But the fact is, it’s the thinking that leads to many young corporate lawyers or investment bankers' failed careers. People radically underestimate the importance of enjoying the...
On the surface, the U.S. employment picture seems to be improving these days. We hear that we’re in a period of steady (albeit slow) economic recovery, that more and more companies are hiring, and that unemployment is gradually inching downward. But according to recent surveys by Salary.com, many...
In recent decades there's been an unprecedented push to sensitize American employers in order to improve workplace conditions, boost employee morale and enhance productivity. In light of the effort invested, one would think we’d now be the happiest workforce in the world.  But we’re far from it...