Like it or not, over time there are some industries that will just fade
away, sometimes due to technology, other times due to a changing
marketplace. So it’s always a good idea to be prepared for when your
industry might just die.
Americans spend most of their day--and in some cases--their evenings--in
the office. In fact, according to a Gallup poll, Americans clock in
more office hours than any of their global counterparts. Full-time
workers average about 47 hours per week in the office, which equates to
just about six days a week. And nearly four in 10 workers said they do
50-plus hours in the workplace weekly. But working all these hours might just be counterproductive, say experts.
A happy employee is a happy company. According to a study by economists
at the University of Warwick, happiness in the workplace resulted in a
12 percent increase in productivity. Unhappy workers were 10 percent