Everyone At Your Office Gossips Constantly (And Maybe About You)

People like to talk, and that's no secret. But nevertheless, we try to keep our secrets anyway, despite the sheer amount of inappropriate or otherwise none-of-your-business intel that gets circulated not just among friends but at our places of employment. And the amount of intel we're talking is all of it. Some of it… » 3/04/15 4:10pm 3/04/15 4:10pm

Offices Are Bad For Work

Webby businessman Jason Fried: "Interruptions are the enemy of work...and [at the office] everyone's calling meetings all the time, everyone's screaming people's names across the thing, there's phones ringing all the time. People are walking around. It's all about interruptions." » 10/19/10 4:18pm 10/19/10 4:18pm

Americans Hate Their Jobs More Than Ever

A survey found that only 45% of Americans are happy with their jobs, the lowest level in 22 years. Reasons include stagnating salaries, increasing health insurance premiums, and being forced to wear 37 pieces of flair. [AP, via CBS] » 1/05/10 10:45am 1/05/10 10:45am

Many Women Prefer Stay At Home Motherhood To Soulless Cubicle Dwelling

"To be sure," writes Sandra Tsing Loh in the summer issue of the Atlantic, "attacking feminist criticism as being the extended whine of a privileged, educated upper class is as old as … well, as bell hooks's 1984 critique of [Betty] Friedan's Feminine Mystique." Loh is discussing two recent books about women and the… » 6/16/08 1:30pm 6/16/08 1:30pm