If your pilot has this accent, you will trust them more

If your pilot has this accent, you will trust them more

If you’re anything like me (which hopefully you are not) then flying is not a joyous thing so if there that can provide even the slightest amount of comfort is welcomed. And apparently, a lot of that comfort can come from how the pilot sounds. A new survey of 4,207 U.S. travelers conducted by Jetcost found…
1 in 15 Americans over 40 smell odors that aren’t really there

1 in 15 Americans over 40 smell odors that aren’t really there

Do you smell what I smell? While some coworkers are going about their day, your nose may be telling you that something in the office is on fire. The good news is that you are not alone in smelling this. Phantom smells may actually be more common than we think. In JAMA Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery,…
Psychologists say ‘dark’ personality traits share this common thing

Psychologists say ‘dark’ personality traits share this common thing

Selfish coworkers, narcissistic bosses, entitled clients — as you progress in your career, you will, unfortunately, encounter all the many sides of bad people to work with, but a new study in Psychological Review argues that these “dark” personality traits share one common core. Prioritizing personal gain is ‘D-factor’ If you want to avoid one of…
Women and men are both bad at multitasking

Women and men are both bad at multitasking

There is a persistent stereotype that women are naturally better at juggling tasks than men. If you Google it, you will be directed to articles on how women are better at multitasking computer tests and doing multiple tasks on a treadmill. But it turns out, none of us are good at multitasking, a new study…
Survey: 13% of recent hires say their job search took longer than six months

Survey: 13% of recent hires say their job search took longer than six months

How long has looking for a job taken you? Recent data from Clutch shows that 13% of full-time employees say their job search took longer than six months. The company also reports that “only 41% of workers seeking technical roles apply to 5 or fewer jobs, signaling tougher competition for companies,” and that “only 1% of recent…
Why walking after dinner is good for you

Why walking after dinner is good for you

This week, I ate a three-course dinner that put me into a carb-induced stupor. The bowl of noodles was delicious, but when I got up from our table, I immediately wanted to take a nap. But instead of following my first impulse to sit down and take a car home, I walked the long way…
These are the Top 15 companies hiring for $100K+ jobs in October 2018

These are the Top 15 companies hiring for $100K+ jobs in October 2018

The job market continues to stay hot as does economic activity. In fact, the job market is strong that 58% of senior managers are extending counteroffers to employees trying to leave, according to a March-April survey of 5,500 hiring managers by staffing firm Robert Half. So where are all of these hot jobs paying at least…
Where to get free coffee this Saturday AKA National Coffee Day

Where to get free coffee this Saturday AKA National Coffee Day

Did you know this Saturday, Sept. 29 is National Coffee Day? Probably not because in some ways every day is National Coffee Day considering the way Americans consume it.  The number of Americans drinking a daily cup of coffee is at the highest level since 2012 with 64% of Americans age 18 or over saying they had…
This is the reason Millennials are getting divorced less

This is the reason Millennials are getting divorced less

Millennials are responsible for the downfall of so many once-loved things: napkins, beer, cereal, face-to-face contact, etc., And now it seems they are killing divorce rates, as in they are actually better at staying married than than the generations that proceeded them. According to a new study by the University of Maryland,  the U.S. divorce…
In Pew survey, women seen as stronger leaders in these traits

In Pew survey, women seen as stronger leaders in these traits

To be a good leader, you first have to convince your colleagues that you are a leader worth following. And for women seeking leadership, there is good news: many people think you are better than men across most leadership traits, according to a new Pew Research Center public opinion poll. Poll: Women better at creating…

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