Timothy J. Burger has penned a fascinating article for Politico highlighting several gay men who worked in George W. Bush's administration, most of them in the closet the entire time. The piece provides a glimpse into their lives and their allegiance to a president they couldn't help but support.
A University of Washington study shows that despite the increase in the number of companies offering flexible schedules, managers still tend to give early birds higher conscientiousness and performance ratings.
A forthcoming Boston College report suggests that smart businesses should evaluate their parental leave practices if they want to attract quality employees...regardless of gender.
A cross-cultural study involving employees at multinational corporations in nine countries confirmed that cultural attitudes affect how absenteeism is viewed. What does this mean for an increasingly mobile and global workforce?
A new study states that men who work in female-dominated professions perform 25 percent more chores than those who work in male-dominated professions.
As more businesses ditch employee landlines, estimates show that within the next three years, single-phone users will outnumber those with separate work and personal phones.
The extraordinary amounts of information available on individuals has led to a new discipline that one expert says represents the future of human resources management.
Now that technology allows more people to work pretty much anywhere and at any time, what does that mean for 21st-century city planners and urban designers?
New data shows Americans haven’t a clue how stunningly massive the wealth gap in their country really is.
On Monday, I suggested that Justice Thomas might build on his first moment of non-silence in seven years. “If he wants to demonstrate that he takes his judicial role seriously with landmark decisions looming,” I wrote, “Justice Thomas should consider asking a question now and then” during Supreme ...
What's the Big Idea? When it comes to making choices about benefits, keep it simple, says Bruce Finley, Senior Partner and the Director of Global Workplace Communication at Mercer -- and calculate, calculate, calculate. If we're willing to do the math and put the time in to making informed ...
Through luck or sheer force of will, these seven former interns all managed to make it from paper-pushing, truck-loading, and (literally) shit-shovelling to the very top of their fields. Many went on to become divas themselves. But was their coffee any good?
What's the Big Idea? What does the millennial generation want? Today's recent graduates may still be finding themselves, but the culture has plenty of labels ready. Are they confident or anxious? Rebels against consumerism, or simply people who don't want to buy stuff? Reckless adultolescents ...
In this Q&A with Dr. Meg Jay, the clinical psychologist explains why the twenties matter, and how to make the most of them.
An increasing number of American businesses are recognizing the competitive necessity of building and retaining an engaged workforce. Even in a recession, the most talented people will always be attracted to roles at companies where their efforts are clearly appreciated and rewarded.