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WSJ MarketWatch: A shorter workweek may make you a better worker

I shared my opinion on the shorter work week with Quentin Fottrell, MarketWatch… Getty Images Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim would like to put you on a 3-day workweek. Working a shorter week would likely make most people feel happier and even more productive, experts say. But research suggests it may also help boost employment rates. Read [...]

New Pay Recommendations Will Increase Freelancers

March 13, 2014, 12:29 p.m. EDT Will Obama’s overtime plan create more part-time jobs? Quentin Fottrell write in his recent MarketWatch piece,  ”Under current rules, many companies don’t have to pay overtime to salaried workers who make more than $455 per week (roughly $24,000 a year). The Obama administration is expected to direct the Labor Department to [...]

Millennials want to be the boss; boomers don’t

Quentin Fottrell at MarketWatch writes, “Just 32% of men ages 49 to 67 and 21% of women in that age group say they want to eventually occupy the corner office versus, according to a new workplace survey of 2,000 adults by the Pew Research Center. By comparison, 70% of millennial men and 61% of millennial women [...]