Archives: July 2008

The Commuting Paradox

Posted by: Michelle Conlin on July 28, Categories:

With the rise of designer gas prices, no one is getting slaughtered more than the fastest-growing group of commuters: extreme commuters. Soon, they may well have to flee suburbia....

The New Flextime: Summers Off?

Posted by: Michelle Conlin on July 25, Categories:

I am deep in a fantasy. It is a new kind of fantasy for me, having nothing to do with the obtaining of something Marc Jacobs or the receiving...

Four-Day Workweek: The Answer to Gas Prices?

Posted by: Cali Ressler and Jody Thompson on July 14, Categories:

Simple answer: No. That’s an old game. While well-meaning politicians, corporate executives and school administrators begin exploring, and even mandating, “four-day workweeks” to fight the pain at the pump,...

Key to work-life balance is not a good job, it's good sex

Posted by: Penelope Trunk on July 09, Categories:

When you think about work-life balance, don't blame your work. It is a misconception that you need a great job for a great life. The connection between a good...

How to Get Rewarded For Slacking Off at Work

Posted by: Penelope Trunk on July 07, Categories:

Here's a way to get a sense that you have work-life balance: Manage up. The people who are great at it actually figure out how to do better at work...

Lies and Hope

Posted by: Cali Ressler and Jody Thompson on July 03, Categories:

Believe it or not, according to a recent CareerBuilder.com survey, the following are the top ten “most unusual” excuses given for being late to work (and by the way,...

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Cali Ressler, Jody Thompson and Brazen CareeristBest Buy HR renegades Cali Ressler and Jody Thompson and Yahoo’s “Brazen Careerist” columnist, Penelope Trunk, tell us how to juggle responsibilities without going crazy.

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