Workplace Studies

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Study: Stress in the Workplace

April is National Stress Awareness Month. Studies show that workplace stress is easily the biggest source of stress for U.S. adults. A little bit of stress at work is only natural, and can help sharpen your senses and instincts for improved performance. But researchers have long been aware that too much stress can lead to a … Read full-story

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How often do you socialize with team members outside of work?
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Multiple times a week
Once a week
Once a month
Once a quarter
Never

Study: Work-Life Balance in the Modern Workplace

It’s no mystery that workers need time off once in a while to fully reconnect with their lives and recharge their batteries. It can even be a serious matter: work-related stress burnout has just recently been officially defined as a syndrome by the World Health Organization. When an employee does have the opportunity for a potential … Read full-story

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What has been the greatest moment of your work life?

  • Such moments aren't few or far between with my crew willing to give life and limb if need be to prove my crazy ideas right.Id say the 11...

25 answers • Professional Development

How do you feel about coworkers who never attend external company parties and events?

  • i am someone who never attended comapny parties, solely because I have felt left out in my company multiple times during gatherings. I don't...

23 answers • Office Culture

Study: Ethics in the Workplace

Ethics are defined as “The rules of conduct recognized in respect to a particular class of human actions or a particular group or culture.” The workplace certainly represents a particular group or culture, and each company has its own set of rules and values that comprise its ethical approach. Each employee is also expected to … Read full-story

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Do your co-workers have a good Work Ethic?
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Yes
Male
Yes

Study: 10 Popular Tech Jobs That Pay More Than $150K

The average computer or tech-related job in this country pays just over $91,000. The median household income for all U.S. jobs is just over $63,000. It doesn’t take an IT hotshot to do the math implied and come to the conclusion that the tech industry is still the hottest market around when it comes to … Read full-story

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What are some things that can cause a mass exodus of employees at work?

  • Lack of leadership in the executive team, micro managing , favoritism with “golden child” developer who bullies the entire team, lack of HR...

20 answers • Office Culture

How can I politely tell a coworker that I don't want to discuss my salary?

  • I am sorry, but I don’t discuss personal finance politics, or religion at work. I don’t think discussing any of these topics would benefit...

12 answers • Office Culture

These Are the Top Tech Jobs for New Grads

Just as previous generations of Americans are feeling the effect of the Millennials taking the leadership reigns of mainstream culture, Generation Z has entered the workforce. New Gen Z college gradsare entering a U.S. job market that is hitting historic unemployment lows. This generation, born between 1996 and 2010, will account for 40%of all U.S. … Read full-story

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Is a raise more important to you than a title promotion?
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Female
Yes
Male
Yes

15 Most Popular Jobs in Tech for Non-Techies

For many, the notion of a job in tech is both highly appealing and highly intimidating. It is appealing because that’s where the big money is, the best startups, and the brightest futures. And it’s intimidating because most who don’t consider themselves tech-savvy imagine themselves having to somehow learn to code in their car before … Read full-story

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How can a good employee avoid office politics but still get ahead?

  • Pick the right company where that's not part of the culture.

10 answers • Office Culture

What traits separate managers from other employees?

  • High EQ, Organized, Great Communicators, Patient, Clear in Giving Feedback, Understand the bigger goals

12 answers • Leadership

The Importance of Workplace Friendships

Sunday, August 4th is International Friendship Day, an occasion founded by Hallmark in 1919 in an effort to sell greeting cards. The idea was for people to take one day to honor their friends just as they would their fathers and mothers. Finding instant popularity in the U.S., the holiday was embraced by other countries, even … Read full-story

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Have you ever lied or exaggerated on a resume or interview question?
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Yes
Male
Yes

Study: Highest Paying Entry-Level Jobs in Tech

The tech boom continues, and it’s no wonder: a recent study showed that, as of the end of February 2019, there were half a million open tech jobs listed in the U.S. Not only that, but new ones are generated at almost 400% the rate of non-tech jobs, and they pay around twice as well to … Read full-story

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Is being an entrepreneur the most difficult career path?

  • It's pretty hard; it's glorified but much of the time its lonely and stressful.

8 answers • Professional Development

What are the biggest downsides to "entrepreneur culture"?

  • People doing too much of their own thing and not working together as part of a larger plan to achieve big goals.

8 answers • Office Culture

The Motion Picture Industry: Comparing the Cultures of Sony Pictures, NBCUniversal, Disney, Viacom, and Warner Bros.

Like many other industries, the Motion Picture Industry is going through intense changes in the cauldron of modern U.S. culture. From film to digital, from physical media to streaming, from a sixty-foot screen in a darkened theater to a 2-inch image on a cell phone, from movie stars to superheroes, from Humphrey Bogart to Lego Batman … Read full-story

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What's the maximum pay cut you would take to work at a company with a social mission you support?
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20% or more
10%
5%
Would not take a pay cut
A social mission is not important to me

2019 Study: Gender & Compensation in the Workplace

Equal Pay Day 2019 (April 2nd) is an important time to reflect on how far we’ve come and how far we still have to go when it comes to fair pay. A complex issue with much nuance, the gap between what men and women earn is significant: according to recent estimates, full-time female workers make … Read full-story

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What is the worst leadership mistake that can harm company culture?

  • Not listening to your team and evolving your culture to both ensure team happiness and business results.

19 answers • Leadership

What is it like to be an ethnic minority working for a tech company?

  • Robert Shah, a sales representative for Quality Office Supplies Corporation, will receive a substantial bonus if he meets his annual sales...

7 answers • Office Culture

Study: FAANG Culture Showdown

Facebook. Amazon. Apple. Netflix. Google. Or as they’ve come to be known in the industry: FAANG. This acronym was coined for the five most popular, best-performing tech stocks currently listed on NASDAQ. At one point in 2018, the combined value of the five FAANG companies was $3.105 trillion – a number which has fallen since … Read full-story

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What’s the most important quality in a Boss?
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Supportive/ Collaborative
Intelligence/ Problem Solver
Inspirational/ Visionary
Transparent/ Integrity
EQ/ Great Coach

Study: Romance in the Workplace

With spring not too far off, our thoughts turn to romance. It’s all humans can do to resist hope of new love as the weather slowly begins to warm and flowers start to make their yearly plans. But what about in the office? Romance in the office has always seemed to carry with it a … Read full-story

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Is it ethical to help a family member or friend get a job at your company?

  • Robert Shah, a sales representative for Quality Office Supplies Corporation, will receive a substantial bonus if he meets his annual sales...

16 answers • Office Culture