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Friday, March 10, 2017 - 19:01

A new survey of 500 U.S. workers found that 87 percent of them are reading political posts on social media during the workday, and 29 percent report they’ve been less productive since the election. And that’s not all

Friday, March 10, 2017 - 18:58

Perhaps your boss—or the CEO—is on your case about getting on the list. Perhaps you’ve been turned down by one too many job candidates who opted for more shiny-looking competitors. Perhaps you simply think your organization is swell, and deserves a bit of credit. Whatever your reasons for wanting to get on the “100 Best Companies” list, the first step is to understand what it takes.

Friday, March 10, 2017 - 11:34

The new issue of  the Community, Work & Family journal (Volume 20, Issue 2, April 2017) is now available online here. Please note that you must be a member of WFRN and logged on to the WFRN website to access the issue.

This new issue contains the following articles:

On Shifting Ground: First-time Parents’ Ideal World of Paid Work and Family Time
K.E. Kushner, N. Sopcak, R. Breitkreuz, et al.

Friday, March 10, 2017 - 07:54

As the 2017 International Women's Day global theme calls on us to "be bold for change," Professor Colette Fagan, Dr. Nina Teasdale and Dr. Helen Norman from the University of Manchester (UK) take stock of the UK’s gender-related policy measures. They argue that progress towards gender equality has been uneven and often too slow, and there is a risk that the long-established gender rights and gender equality machinery will be weakened or stripped away following the UK's decision to leave the European Union.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 05:23

The 18th century romantics saw nature as restorative, good, and a place to connect with God. James Fenimore Cooper was a romantic, and in his book The Pioneers there is much tension between nature and civilization in America’s new frontier. History in America seems to begin with the settlement of any given wilderness, and yet those who settle the wild land are often wasteful, arrogant, and abusive. Natty Bumppo stands in stark contrast to the settlers.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 05:16

One of the guarantees of a good dissertation is a good and interesting dissertation topic. Writing a good dissertation topic on finance may be a bit difficult task as there is a wide choice and you should be creative and analytical in order to define the topic which will be interesting and which will be easy to enroll.

Dissertation topics on finance cover a broad field of financial issues and it may be rather difficult to choose among them.

Friday, March 3, 2017 - 16:42

The health care industry has been profoundly affected by recent laws. The impact on Medicare and Medicaid merits a closer look given the number of people who are affected. Under the Affordable Care Act, the criteria for eligibility to these programs have been modified.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 02:59

Monique Valcour talks with Kevin Garber, host of It's a Monkey Podcast, about what you can do to renew and sustain your energy and work-life balance in a demanding job. Interview starts at 17.30.

Friday, February 24, 2017 - 07:27

Do you ever think about how some of your decisions are effecting your life in the long run? How some of the major or minor trade-offs are shaping our lives and also impacting our work and the lives of those around us? We are talking about this, and much more with Dr. Patricia Dahm.