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US employees spend about 2.8 hours a week involved in conflict.

How to defuse an office conflict, in 60 seconds or less

For many workers, the hardest part of their jobs is getting along with their coworkers. Here's how to resolve a conflict with them quickly.

Managers are starting to make personal ‘user manuals’ that explain to their coworkers what makes them tick

Personal user manuals can be useful for conveying your work preferences and styles as well as building trust among teams.
You spend at least 40 hours a week with coworkers. It will be much more enjoyable if you've got a good working relationship.

How to make your coworkers like you, in 60 seconds or less

There are quick and easy things you can do to get on good terms with your coworkers.

A Japanese startup created a 55-question test that uses AI to pinpoint exactly what makes employees tick, and companies are paying thousands to use it...

The Japanese startup Attuned devised a 55-question test for companies to give their employees to find out exactly what motivates them.
Working from home can be challenging.

I worked as a freelance journalist for a year and a half. Here’s why I’m convinced that working from an office is the better choice

Work from home is becoming increasingly common. I worked as a freelancer for over a year — here's what I like better about offices.

This $610 million real estate company doesn’t have an office for its 13,000 agents and staff — instead, everybody works from this complete...

$610 million real estate firm eXp realty doesn't have a real-life office. Instead, it lets employees collaborate and mingle on a virtual island that can be accessed from any computer. And they say it's made a big difference to their business.
Are you besties with your boss?

Forget the traditional boss-employee relationship — people are saying they have their boss’ phone number, have met their partners, and hav...

People are becoming friendlier than ever with their bosses — but some career experts still advise against blurring the lines too much.
Don't look to the execs for the dress code.

The classic advice to dress for the job you want has a major flaw, and it could make a job interview that much harder

Senior leaders at a company have earned "a huge bank of credibility" to wear whatever they want," one expert told The New York Times.
Many American workers don't take all their vacation days. Mike Jones is not pictured.

‘She just threatened me to take more vacation!’ The story of a Netflix employee whose boss insisted he take 2 weeks off holds an important...

Many American workers don't use all their paid vacation days, if they are granted vacation days at all. Two Netflix recruiters revealed on the podcast "We Are Netflix" at their company, employees are often encouraged to take more vacation if they've been in the office too long.

The progression of office culture from the 50s to today

Office culture has undergone a number changes throughout history. Certain shifts were aesthetic in nature, like the rise and fall of the cubicle. Other included increased diversity in the office. Take a look back at how workplaces have transformed since the 1950s.