Drinking coffee at work has a range of benefits.
Workplace productivity is about more than fancy gadgets. It's about taking care of your body and mind, even away from work.
And if you don't, there's still time to change.
Without loyalty, employees don’t go the extra mile that’s needed to make a business competitive.
Breach of a psychological contract in the workplace can irreparably damage relationships and produce a number of undesirable outcomes.
Research shows women consistently trade time in employment for greater time in domestic work even when their resources are on par with men.
The latest Census shows Australians spend between five and 14 hours a week on unpaid domestic work, but it's women who suffer the most from this.
Employees in the study were willing to put their own interests before their employers for money.
Employees in this study would forgo A$1 million for their employer, to gain as little as A$500 personally.
Embedding members of the LGBTI community within senior ranks of a business can diffuse workplace homophobic attitudes and create an environment of inclusiveness.
The continued presence of homophobic attitudes in society and the workplace has been eroding the productivity and profitability of Australian businesses.
Child support payments actually help single mums to stay employed for longer, research finds.
Higher child support payments actually lead to an increase in the employment rate of single mums, research finds.
An unaccompanied minor from Guatemala, in Hamilton, Ohio.
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Many children who cross the U.S. Mexico border illegally remain undetected and must fend for themselves on the other side.
Should she trust her gut or her head?
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Should you go with your gut when hiring an employee or making another decision on the job? The research suggests that in most cases, probably not.
Cultural differences between Eastern and Western employees in the workplace are a factor in the loss of company performance.
East Asian employees make up a sizeable portion of the workforce but they are often misunderstood as lacking in communication skills.
For organisations, racism, whether overt or subtle, creates unhealthy workplace conditions.
Workplace cultural diversity and productivity are closely related. But the potential benefits can only be realised if organisations foster a conducive atmosphere for their diverse workforce.
Old books know best.
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Many managers say they're uncomfortable giving negative feedback, yet employees tend to consider it helpful to improving importance. Research – and a 13th-century saying – offers some tips.
Small acts of deviant behaviour help workers to cope in harsh workplaces.
When workers don't have leave and are in temporary employment, new research suggests they are likely to use small acts of deviant behaviour to find satisfaction in work.
Shared work spaces can be counterproductive for the employees who work in them.
Research shows shared work spaces are not just distracting but bad for workplace friendships.
If businesses meet the needs of their employees they will feel like they are growing and will be more productive, research suggests.
Happy employees, whose basic needs are met, are essential to a productive business.
Hourly workers make up the lion’s share of pregnancy discrimination cases.
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The growing problem of pregnancy discrimination has received barely any attention on the campaign trail or among researchers, possibly because it disproportionately affects poor women.
Do you really?
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What happens when you ‘brown-nose’ your boss is more complicated than you think -- and can change how she’s perceived by colleagues.
Everyone has psychological capital to draw on in times of stress.
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An optimistic, resilient worker is what every manager wants. Can it be taught?
Obama’s speech announcing his new overtime rules emphasized their impact on economic growth.
Obama's new overtime rules will be a big win for workers, but they could also give a boost to companies and the economy.
Interns will earn an extra $200 each fortnight under the new program.
The path to employment is not easy for a young person. Follow the lines in our flow chart to see the many different pathways young people might have to take to secure a job.