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Patagonia gives PTO for Employees to Hit the Polls

Patagonia, the popular outdoor retailer, is providing its employees paid time off on November 6th so they are able to vote in the 2018 U.S. …

Is Your Commute a Drag? Here are the Average Commute Times in Each State

Commuting can be the bane of many people’s existence. If you’ve ever had a long commute, you know it can be incredibly insufferable. Sitting in …

Finding Your Happy Place: Productivity In & Out of the Office

If you work with a lot of Gen Xers or older millennials, you’ve probably heard a co-worker pay homage to the 1999 cult classic “Office …

Calling All New Dads: You Take Parenting Seriously, and So Should Your Company

For new dads, Father’s Day doesn’t consist of cracking open a cold one with junior back from college. Instead, it’s a less laidback affair involving …

It’s Take Your Dog to Work Day: Now Is Your Dog’s Chance to Bring Home the Bacon

Hooray! This “pawsome” day has finally come. It’s Take Your Dog to Work Day 2018. Instead of leaving your four-legged friends at home – their …

How to Research Your Commute

Few things are as challenging as looking for work. Making smart decisions involves a host of variables that may be quite contradictory. Figuring out where …

Would you move to Vermont for $10k?

You’re visiting Vermont on a November weekend. A magnificent hermit thrush flutters gingerly above the quintessential autumn scenery, and spots you hiking outside Waterbury after …

Cracking the Dress Code Dilemma

Survey Results Show Employees Crave At Least Some Structure When It Comes to Dress Codes Dress codes are, and always will be, a hot topic …

How to Negotiate Relocation Assistance With an Unwilling Employer

Career Coach & Author Jack Chapman Tackles All of Your Salary and Negotiation Questions “I love this job, but…” We’ve all been there. You find …

Eight Things That Can Boost Your Pay

Did you know employers sometimes pay a premium for the right education and experience? Or that you might be able to earn more by doing …