Workplace

Everyone has a workplace, whether it's a traditional office, the front seat of a truck, or the front of a classroom. But most don't realize the importance of workplace health and happiness. Learn more about everything from the ideal desk setup to tips on dealing with coworkers here:

How to Get More Done

From "to-don’t" lists to “eating the frogs,” we've rounded up 27 simple and effective ways to make the best use of your time (no magic required).

Workplace fun
OP-ED: Some people say the idea of workplace “fun” is artificial, unnecessary, and maybe even damaging. But there’s evidence that younger employees appreciate efforts to create a happy, social work environment. Is it possible to make fun a universally positive experience?
Some people bike to work; others bike at work. A new Kickstarter campaign is raising money for pedal-powered workstations that use human leg power to fuel laptops and other electronic gadgets.

While some people are trapped in cubicles, their muscles and souls slowly deteriorating, other employees stay happy, healthy, and fit all day long. From complimentary organic snacks to personal masseuses, these 46 companies prove there's no place like work.

From healthy free lunches, to on-site gyms, to flexible hours, these 46 standout businesses are making the workplace fitter, healthier, and happier for employees.
Workplace bullying is on the rise, at the same time that employee engagement levels are at an all-time low. In honor of National Bullying Prevention Month (observed in October), we're asking: Is preventing office incivility the key to boosting productivity?

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How to Get More Done

From "to-don’t" lists to “eating the frogs,” we've rounded up 27 simple and effective ways to make the best use of your time (no magic required).

New research suggests the flu's the least of our problems, since stress may also spread in the workplace.

Oh, my aching back! Avoid common office injuries like muscle strains and vision problems by setting up a workstation the right way. We’ve got all the tips to make redecorating a snap.

Workplace fun
OP-ED: Some people say the idea of workplace “fun” is artificial, unnecessary, and maybe even damaging. But there’s evidence that younger employees appreciate efforts to create a happy, social work environment. Is it possible to make fun a universally positive experience?

Need a better night’s sleep? Find out why replying to work emails or finishing a paper in bed may make it harder to get sufficient snooze-time.

There’s a sweet way to up productivity and happiness during the workday — and when we say “sweet,” we’re talking about the way it smells. Learn the pretty way to brighten the mood and boost creativity at work.

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