Chad Brooks, Businessnewsdaily Contributor Archive
Published April 24, 2012
A survey by career community Glassdoor found that more than two-thirds of Americans think reducing unemployment and getting employees back to work should be a top priority for this year's candidates. The feeling is consistent across party lines, although more women than men consider it important.
Published April 16, 2012
Time is running out to file this year's income taxes, and a new report shows a number of U.S. workers won't be getting back the lucrative refunds they possibly could.
Published April 09, 2012
A survey by staffing firm Robert Half International revealed that 35 percent of chief financial officers believe a lack of new concepts is the greatest barrier to their company being more innovative, which many cite as the key to success.
Published March 21, 2012
A survey by temporary staffing firm Adecco revealed that nearly 60 percent of U.S employees judgeco-workers on how clean or dirty they keep their work space. More than 40 percent have judged their colleagues more negatively if their work space is messy, while 45 percent have looked at them in a more positive light if their personal area is tidy.
Published March 20, 2012
With March Madness in full swing, the importance of teamwork takes center stage.
Published March 13, 2012
In surveys by the American Psychological Association, half of all employees who said they did not feel valued at work also said they intend to look for a new job in the next year.
Published March 12, 2012
A study by Penn State University assistant professor D. Lance Ferris found that the annual shift to daylight saving time, which occurs early Sunday morning, and its accompanying loss of sleep, drives workers to spend more time than normal surfing the Web, resulting in potentially massive productivity losses.
Published March 05, 2012
A study by University of Southern California professor Nathanael Fast has determined that in the business world, unconstrained power can hinder decision-making.
Published February 24, 2012
Despite the continued shaky economy, family-owned businesses are enthusiastic about their prospects for 2012, new research shows.
Published February 23, 2012
Employees looking to get a leg up at work should be studying the moves of Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum and the rest of this year's political candidates, new research finds.