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    Americans Like To Say They’re Eco-Friendly — They’re Not

    By Chris D’Angelo Calling yourself an environmentally conscious person doesn’t actually make you one. And aside from simple tasks like turning off lights, Americans overwhelmingly ignore the environmental impact of their day-to-day actions. That’s according to the real estate website Trulia, which surveyed more than 2,000 Americans, as part of a wider study, about living […]

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    Invite, Include, Inspire

    By Great Work Cultures by Doug Kirkpatrick, US Partner at NuFocus Strategic Group Item: Arvind Suresh, writing in Discover magazine, reports that Jacob Sherson, an associate professor of Physics at Aarhus University (AU) in Denmark, and his colleagues have been working on ways to develop quantum computers by efficiently manipulating atoms with lasers. They are […]

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    Verizon Strike Causes Delays For Customers Around U.S.

    By Andrew Hart NEW YORK (Reuters) – A one-day-old strike by nearly 40,000 Verizon Communications Inc employees is causing equipment installation delays for new Internet and TV customers, a Verizon executive acknowledged on Thursday. Workers of Verizon’s Fios Internet, telephone and TV services from network technicians to customer service representatives walked off the job on […]

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    7 Things All Great Wellness Coordinators Do Every Day

    By Alan Kohll If you’re the wellness coordinator at your company, you know how difficult the job can be. There are a variety of things to focus on from preparation to evaluation and everything in between. Doing these seven things every day will help you manage the crazy tasks thrown at you as a wellness […]

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    Why This Company Is Paying Its Employees To Sleep More

    By Sarah Digiulio Would you go to bed earlier if your employer told you to? What about if you were paid to? Employees at health insurance giant Aetna can bring home up to $300 a year if they get at least seven hours of sleep per night. The voluntary program launched last year as part […]

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    The New York Times Built Its Own ‘Minecraft’ World

    By Damon Beres It’s been a long time since “Minecraft” could rightfully be known as that weird new computer game your kids are obsessed with. The game turns 7 this year, and over 23 million people have bought the PC and Mac versions — with thousands more joining every single day. Begin typing “my kid […]

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    New Documents Show Oil Industry Even More Evil Than We Thought

    By Chris D’Angelo In 1968, a pair of scientists from Stanford Research Institute wrote a report for the American Petroleum Institute, a trade association for America’s oil and natural gas industry. They warned that “man is now engaged in a vast geophysical experiment with his environment, the earth” — one that “may be the cause […]

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    Benefits Gone Wild

    By Ed Lawler Corporation after corporation is adding benefits and perks to their employee reward packages. There was a time when there was a standard list of benefits and forms of cash compensation that most companies used. Today, things have changed. Thanks in part to the “creativity” of Silicon Valley firms, there is almost an […]

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    13 Things Harry Potter Can Teach You About Money

    By GOBankingRates By Laura Woods, Contributor After seven Harry Potter books and eight blockbusters, J.K. Rowling’s magical world has become a $15 billion franchise. Millennials growing up following the adventures of Harry Potter, Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger learned lessons in love, friendship and a little bit of magic. But the fantasy series is also […]