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Female-only coworking space accused of discrimination

Are women only co-working spaces really discriminatory?

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Richard Branson on flex policies, what Virgin looks for in an employee, and lessons learned

Entrepreneur Richard Branson gave a keynote presentation this week at the Adobe Summit, a digital marketing conference, in which he made a serious case for why Americans need more vacation time.

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Reputation (not skill) more likely to get a crowdsourcing idea funded

When you're buying an unfinished product from someone crowdfunding their idea on the internet, trust matters — even more than actual skill.

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Survey: Salary is more taboo than sex, marriage woes and STDs

We are more willing to bring up our messy marriages, conniving coworkers, and declining health before we bring up salaries with our closest friends.

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Most tech workers agree this one trait is least appealing in a boss

Chances are, there's something in particular about your manager that really gets under your skin at work. Here's what people think are the worst characteristics a boss can have.

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Guy fired for being rude claims he’s not impolite, just French

A French waiter in Canada experienced the limits of workplace incivility when he was fired for allegedly acting aggressive, rude and combative to his coworkers. And now he's suing his former employer for violating his human rights, arguing that he was not rude — he's just French.

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Even if your phone’s turned off, its nearby presence is distracting you

Turns out, putting your smartphone down in front of you will not help you escape its distracting siren's call. According to new research, our phone's mere presence is enough to wreak havoc on our ability to think ... even if it's face down.

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New bill wants to give employees the right to ignore email after-hours

Do you dread answering work emails long after you have left work? A new New York City bill wants to help you ward off demanding bosses who expect answers at all hours of the day and night.

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This group of people are the happiest workers in the world

The happiest people at work probably aren't in your office.

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Survey reveals people think Siri and Alexa are female tech leaders

When it came naming famous male tech leaders, the majority of respondents had no problems. But when it came to naming a woman, only 4% could actually produce a name. The problem: A quarter of them named virtual assistants “Siri” and “Alexa.”

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Report: IBM has been discriminating against older employees for years

Looking for a new job? If you're over a certain age, you may not be welcome at IBM.

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These are the 20 jobs in America with the biggest influx of women

According to Pew Research, women now make up 47% of the U.S. labor force. This is up from 30% in 1950. In other words, more women are working than ever before. For each of these jobs, more than half the workers are women.

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8 ridiculous reasons employees have given for being late

Here are the most ridiculous reasons employers said employees gave them for being late to work. They include dogs who feast on work schedules, rogue eyelashes, and too-hot coffee.

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These are the best companies to work for and their amazing perks

Does a ping pong table even count as a perk anymore?

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How to maintain professional connections when there’s high turnover at your company

Maintaining the connections you've made at work can be tough when you work in an office where people always seem to be on their way out — whether it's for good or bad reasons.

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Survey: Women claim half as much on expense reports as men

When employers require employees to pay expenses first and claim them later, a new survey found that these expense reports end up costing women more than men.

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Survey: Many are doing side hustles during work hours

The days of working just one job are gone.

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Survey: 41% of employees feel “shamed” for taking vacation

Do you ever get nervous before asking your employer for permission to use your vacation days? You're not alone.

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Survey: These are the loneliest professions in America

If you've ever been in an office, you know it's possible to be surrounded by people at the office and to still feel completely lonely. This feeling is isolating, and it's a growing epidemic.

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If you live in one of these cities, you’re probably happy with your salary

Did your city make the cut?

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Study: 77% of adults are on the Internet every day! Here’s how to keep it from controlling your life

We spend a lot of time on the Internet, but it's possible to escape its grasp.

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These are the cities where you will spend your money the fastest

Do you live in one of the world's most expensive cities? If not, it's something to consider if you are looking to relocate, work abroad or just take a vacation.

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These are the top jobs in America right now

Do you have one?

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This startup promises to kill you — and there’s a waiting list

Nectome, a new startup founded by two MIT graduates backed by Y Combinator, is "committed to the goal of archiving your mind" by using a "brain banking technique" to "recreate your mind," according to its website. There's just one catch before your mind gets uploaded — you'll need to be dead first.

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Female doctors are seeing an average pay gap of over $100,000

Out of 50 metropolitan areas of the country this is where female doctors see the biggest pay gap.