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I lived in Sweden for 5 years. Here are 5 things Americans get wrong about work-life balance.

From generous parental leave policies to a guaranteed five weeks of paid vacation, there's a lot the US could learn from Sweden.
This Slack feature shows you how many messages everyone at your company has sent in the last 30 days.

There’s a super-easy way to see who sends the most Slacks at your company — here’s how to do it

Have you ever wondered who Slacks the most? An easily accessible Slack feature shows you how many messages everyone at your company has sent.
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.