Employers need to become active listeners to improve mental health at work

Time to Talk Day takes place every February and encourages people to open-up about their emotional wellbeing, but in a workplace setting this can be challenging. Despite 80 percent of employers believing employees would feel comfortable talking about their mental health, only 5 percent of employees would do so. Clearly …

Professional Line Sitters Make Up to $35 an Hour — And This Is Their Busiest Time of the Year

This Black Friday, turn off your 4 a.m. alarm and leave your folding chair at home. You don’t need to spend hours waiting in line in order to score great deals — you can pay someone to do it for you. One of the nation’s newest side hustles is line …

Moms of Three Are More Stressed Than Those With Any Other Number of Children, Survey Finds

The results are in: Three children give moms more stress than other numbers of kids. A study conducted in 2013 has resurfaced with some insight into the stresses of raising kids. After surveying 7,164 moms in the United States, Today concluded that moms of three are more stressed out than …

UK jobs boom set to end as finance and business sectors lose confidence

The boom in the UK jobs market is coming to an end just as the Brexit countdown reaches its final stages. According to the latest ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey, the national Outlook for the second quarter of 2019 has fallen to +4 percent, on a par with the weakest levels …

Organisational innovation being stymied by lack of senior support

A lack of senior stakeholder support is the greatest inhibitor of change, new research suggests as despite considerable enthusiasm to innovate, organisations are being thwarted by tight resources and strong internal resistance. The data commissioned by KCOM found that organisations are also limiting themselves by turning away the specialist skills …

Watch Seth Meyers return to his old Weekend Update haunt on 'SNL'

You knew Seth Meyers couldn’t visit his old home at Saturday Night Live without swinging by the Weekend Update desk where he lobbed zingers with pal Amy Poehler for many seasons.  SEE ALSO: Kanye West just accidentally revealed his iPhone passcode and it’s so bad Poehler wasn’t there but current …

Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 is the best laptop of 2018

Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 $999 (starting) View Product The Good Really crisp • bright and responsive touchscreen • Best-in-class keyboard and trackpad • Terrific battery life • Way faster performance compared to old version • Comes in matte black! The Bad Still no USB-C port • Requires proprietary charging connector …

Firms and employees need to do more to address climate change

A new report claims to have found a lack of commitment amongst UK businesses to address their impact on the environment and contribution to climate change, with only 10 percent having set a carbon reduction target, while just under half of companies (49 percent) use even the most basic sustainability …

Now you can get legal help online when you self-manage an abortion

As Americans face the reality that the Supreme Court could now overturn the federally-protected right to abortion, advocates have launched a website and helpline to offer legal information and attorney referrals to people who induce their own abortion.   The SIA Legal Team Helpline debuted Tuesday and offers three confidential …

Flexible working means longer hours and different outcomes for fathers and mothers, German study claims

Flexible working and especially the ability to work from home mean that people tend to work longer hours, a study published by the Hans Böckler Foundation in Germany claims. According to the study, working mothers and fathers make different uses of flexible working practices. While fathers spend substantially more time …

Britney Spears' hit '…Baby One More Time' turns 20 so you're old as hell

Tuesday marks the 20th anniversary of Britney Spears’ iconic “…Baby One More Time,” and while this may prompt you to cry for hours about the passage of time and what to do with your life, we recommend turning up the volume on this evergreen banger and just enjoying the sheer …

Women make up only a quarter of executive boards at top accountancy firms

An online employee referral recruitment platform has analysed data from the top 25 accountancy firms in the UK and claims that women make up just a quarter of the executive boards, however statistics show that women made up 44 percent of full-time accountants in the UK. The research conducted by …