Corporate wellness doesn’t have to solely consist of health scans, gym memberships and reimbursements. There are more creative ways of cultivating a healthy office environment. The goal is create a culture where employees choose to live a healthier lifestyle, rather than being forced to do so. Wellness works best when the experience is a shared one either through communal goals or — taking the opposite approach — pitting employees against each other to create healthy competition. Different
Starting a business could make you rich. But that doesn’t mean you’ll be satisfied. Researchers have long known that entrepreneurs generally feel much more satisfied than people who work for somebody else. And studies have suggested that the key factor in making them feel that way is money—the more the better. But in recent years, research in psychology and economics has begun to provide a much more nuanced look at the connection between entrepreneurship and fulfillment. Yes, money is important.
Next time you’re tempted to take a snapshot of an interesting cloud formation or your seatmate sprawling into your personal space on a plane, remember Arash Shirazi and Steven Leslie. Both of them are law-abiding citizens and air travelers. And both recently ran afoul of the airline industry’s confusing photography rules. With only days before the busy summer travel season unleashes millions of shutterbugs on America’s airports, it’s helpful to know about the airline industry’s little problem wi
After quirky retailer adopted no-titles ‘self-management’ system, more than 200 workers decided it wasn’t for them Brironni Alex was so good at answering telephone calls and emails from customers at Zappos.com Inc. that the company promoted herto customer-service manager. But when the online retailer adopted a management philosophy called Holacracy, she lost her job title and responsibility for performance reviews. Since the end of April, Zappos has zero managers to oversee employees, who are su
MARKETING COORDINATOR Position: Full Time; Non-exempt Employee Hours/ Week: FT Monday-Friday (8:00 am – 5:00 pm), some evenings and weekends. Pay: $31,200 annual salary Benefits: Eligible to participate in the company’s health and dental plan after probationary period; Life Insurance provided; Participation in annual bonus program; paid holidays; 5 days paid sick leave; 10 days paid vacation. Organization: National City Chamber of Commerce, 901