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January 13, 2020 - 7:05 am
A woman in Oklahoma really did not want to go to work last week. The unknown woman contacted her boss saying she had a flat tire and couldn't come into work. She even sent her employer a picture of the supposed tire. Unfortunately, nobody believed it was real. And why would they? The image is...
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Thomas Perumean
October 30, 2019 - 6:00 am
A new Gallup Poll finds 60% of American workers feel their job is unfulfilling. Many feel disengaged, discouraged, underemployed or uninvovled. "The psychological driver of not being able reach goals and just finding under employment doesn't utilize people's full skills," according to Professor...
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Don Ames
September 02, 2019 - 10:25 am
Lying to one's boss about Wi-Fi access and cell reception while on vacation is a growing trend among Americans. A new survey finds a lot of folks are likely to fib when taking time off from work. And, nearly half of working Americans said lying to stay out of contact with the office is acceptable,...
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Don Ames
August 22, 2019 - 10:42 am
A recent Gallup poll indicates a majority of millennials have joined 'the working dead'...not engaged at work, but just going through the motions. UNO professor of business and finance, Mark Rosa, says it's not that millennials don't want to be involved. It's just that they're too anxious. The poll...
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May 28, 2019 - 6:44 pm
Is excessive playing of video games an “addiction?” Is being “burned-out” at work a disease? The World Health Organization (WHO) has officially designated excessive playing of video games an addiction, but is it? WHO now classifies addiction to video games a mental disorder defined by “a pattern of...
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Chris Miller
November 09, 2018 - 9:04 am
Even as competition for the labor market gets tight, a lot of younger workers say they'd be willing to give up part of their pay, if they get to bring their pets to work. The survey from online retailer Zulily finds seven out of ten Millennials say they'd take less money if they could bring their...
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October 20, 2018 - 10:23 am
(WWL.com) - The Louisiana Workforce Commission is celebrating 12 months of jobs gains, noting the Bayou State has added 19,900 non farm jobs since September of 2017. The Bureau of Labor Statistics puts the state’s unemployment rate at five percent, above the national 3.7 percent average. Secretary...
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Don Ames
August 23, 2018 - 6:22 am
According to a recent survey, more than half of Americans claim they are stuck in a rut, and over three-quarters of people are frustrated with their progress in life. Unfortunately, however, many of those folks may be engaged in wishful thinking. "I think a lot of people wish for things to be...
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