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Survey: Workers blame managers for job stress

A new survey affirms the workplace adage that employees leave managers, not companies.

Women bear brunt of pandemic job crash

During the Great Recession of 2007-2009, men lost far more jobs than women did. Not so in the wake of the economic devastation wrought by the coronavirus pandemic.

Snapshot: What has done the most to advance women?

Women’s suffrage and two employment laws have had the greatest impact on women’s position in the U.S., according to a new poll of both women and men.

SHRM survey: Bad bosses cause most worker stress

A new Society for Human Resource Management survey affirms the workplace adage that employees leave managers, not companies. Fully 84% of U.S. workers polled said poorly trained managers create a lot of unnecessary work and stress.

Pandemic effects: Longer days, more meetings

It’s not your imagination: We’re working almost an hour longer every day and attending more meetings since the pandemic began.

Snapshot: Working remotely to limit coronavirus exposure

The percentage of workers who always work remotely has declined steadily since the beginning of the pandemic. Will the trend continue?

Dept. of Sobering Statistics

How long until the economy recovers from the coronavirus?

Snapshot: It’s not all bad news!

Despite the daily drumbeat of negativity, Americans are staying at least somewhat positive.

’Fess up, teleworkers! Who’s even wearing pants?

Sure, we try to look presentable during Zoom meetings. But let’s face it: Fashion only matters from the waist up these days.

Half of employees say HR is not trustworthy

A full one-half of 1,000 American workers surveyed by the career site Zety said they think their HR department is “not trustworthy.”