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What to do if you find a coworker on a dating app

If you use dating apps, it's almost inevitable that you'll come across the profile of one of your coworkers. And that can get awkward.

Alibaba’s billionaire founder Jack Ma says companies forcing staff to work overtime are ‘foolish’

While he disagrees with forced "996" culture, Ma also said: “If you don’t put out more time and energy than others, how can you achieve the success you want?”

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.

7 ways American work habits have changed in the past 10 years

Work culture in America looks very different today than it did a decade ago.
The author, not pictured, limited herself to two social plans a week from Monday to Friday.

I limited myself to seeing friends 2 times a week, and it had a surprising effect on me

As a New Year's resolution last year, I decided to limit myself to just two evening plans a week. It wasn't easy, but it has taught me something.

5 books that will help you overcome the biggest struggles people have at work

No matter what issues are keeping you down at work, there's a book out there full of practical advice to get you back on track.
Aniruddh Chaturvedi in 2011.

The most surprising things about America, according to a Silicon Valley engineer who moved from India 7 years ago

A LinkedIn engineer named Aniruddh Chaturvedi moved to the US from India in 2011. He told Business Insider what he found to be the most surprising things about American culture, including Americans' love of road trips, the integrity of US students, and the price of soda.

Jeff Bezos once said that in job interviews he told candidates of 3 ways to work — and that you have to do all 3 at Amazon

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has seen his company grow into one of the world's most valuable companies. Back in 1997, Bezos told shareholders that employees at other companies "can work long, hard, or smart, but at Amazon.com, you can't choose two out of three."
Americans have garnered plenty of negative stereotypes around the world.

I’ve been to 25 countries, and these are the 7 worst stereotypes I’ve heard about Americans

Americans have garnered several negative stereotypes around the world. They include beliefs that Americans are entitled and arrogant and that Americans are obsessed with their jobs.