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Strict, yet kind boss can boost employees’ performance says study

The study noted that employees with bosses who were authoritarian almost always had negative results on job performance, while those with benevolent chiefs always had a positive impact on job performance.

Working It Out: How to become a successful motivational speaker?

We live in a world of information where the attention of people is comparable to money. Before you deliver your first speech, you need to decide the core message of your future talks.

Swedish town councillor proposes sex breaks on work time

Swedes should be allowed to take an hour-long paid break from work to go home and have sex with their partners, a local councillor apparently suggested in a proposal.

Myth busted: Your looks may not influence your pay cheques

The findings showed that healthier and more intelligent people and those with more conscientious, more extraverted and less neurotic personality traits are the ones who take fatter pay checks home.

Women are, very slowly, getting more seats in the boardroom

The trend is toward more equal representation on boards, but parity won't happen until the end of 2055.

Do you have a 9 to 9 job? Here’s your survival kit

Do at least one child like activity every day. Jump around, make a boat, sing in the shower, hop, skip, and jump.

Why France is a great place to work! (The legal right to ignore your boss is a sweet feeling indeed!)

In France, you can legally ignore work mails outside office hours.

Job titles are getting seriously deceptive

You see, jobs should never be just about making money, as proved by a UK toilet-fixer who recently won 14 million pounds in a lottery.

Workers take less offs if colleagues have to suffer: Study

The study suggest that people working as part of a team do care about each other, and cooperate in a way that lowers absence rates compared to lone workers who do not share the same concerns.