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Companies can promote inclusion by helping women lessen their burdens at home. Few would be surprised to hear that women bear the brunt of housework. New research explains why companies should care and what they can do about it. Boston Consulting Group (BCG) surveyed more than 6,500 employees...

Dear DW, A colleague once told me she felt offended whenever someone says “God bless you.” How can I make sure I’m respectful of religious etiquette in the workplace? Signed, Asking in good faith Dear Asking, First of all, it’s against the law to treat a person unfavorably because of...

T [caption id="attachment_8792" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photography of hot coffee in a retro alarm clock.[/caption] aking a break isn’t slacking; it’s critical to success. These downtime suggestions backed by science will help you work smarter and get more out of your day. Drink your coffee in the break room. A change...

Feeling burned out? Here’s why, along with seven tips to get your spark back. [caption id="attachment_8686" align="alignleft" width="225"] Ignition of a match, with smoke on dark background[/caption] By Tanisha A. Sykes Everything at work is clicking on all cylinders, and you’re saying yes! to new projects and leading teams....

[caption id="attachment_8646" align="alignleft" width="300"] "Close-up of abstract art demonstrating business networking, See similar images:"[/caption] “It’s always good to approach networking from a strategic mind-set,” says Alaina G. Levine, president of Quantum Success Solutions, a career consulting organization and author of Networking for Nerds. Here’s how to turn...

Entrepreneurs and executives alike are elevating their careers with an executive coach By Erin Chan Ding When she started her own business, Emily Bermes heard from a bevy of detractors. Even her own mother told her she would fail. As did her then husband. Wracked with doubt, Bermes felt she...

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