Did you know that U.S. companies lose about one-fifth of all new hires within the first three to six months on the job? Or that employees' feelings about the companies they work for are often shaped in the first weeks and months on the job? It's a... (Read More)
Maybe you've recently relocated or your favorite mechanic closed shop. Regardless, if you'e in the market for one you want to make sure you're making an informed decision. Here's how to find one you can rely on:
Ask around. Solicit several of... (Read More)
Nationwide, it's estimated that 43 percent of all employees work remotely at least part of the time. Research shows that telecommuting has numerous benefits to employers (such as more productive and engaged workers) and employees (less time and cost... (Read More)
Travel insurance may be a good idea in certain situations, but not in others. Let’s take a look at some of the ins-and-outs of travel insurance.
No need for travel insurance
If you are planning a short one-day trip, chances are that travel... (Read More)
Do you take time to get away from your desk at lunchtime? Studies show that more office workers are spending long stretches of time —including their lunch hours — at their desks.
Yet research shows that not leaving your work space and... (Read More)
Think you can multi-task while driving and it won't affect your performance? Think again. Brain researchers say it's a terrible idea, even with a hands-free device. But just how terrible? Researchers say it's akin to driving while legally drunk... (Read More)
When you hear about a cyber attack, it's often a large company such as Equifax, Yahoo and Uber that's involved. But those are only the cases that make the headlines. The fastest-growing targets of cyber attacks today are small businesses. According... (Read More)
When you get your oil changed, it's likely that you're presented with a menu of options. Most often there's conventional and synthetic. So what's the difference — and does it matter?
The answer largely depends on your driving habits and... (Read More)
They are called Millennials, but according to a new study, they may more aptly be called members of the 'entrepreneurial generation.' More than one-third of Millennials in a recent survey have worked for a startup company. And about 30 percent of... (Read More)