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Philly Biz Leaders Listen to This Type of Music to Boost Productivity

Music may be ingrained in our modern-day work habits, but is what you’re listening to actually making you productive or even more creative? Studies seem to […]

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Salary Check: Here’s How Much You Really Should Be Earning in Philly

Staffing firm Robert Half recently released a deluge of information on salaries. That means, if you have no idea what you should earn or why […]

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This Is the Age When You Start to Hate Your Job

On BizPhilly, we run a column called “I Love My Job,” but let’s face it—some people have never uttered those words about their work. And […]

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Don’t Want Your Boss Implanting a Microchip Into Your Body? A Pa. Lawmaker Wants to Help With That

It’s been nearly two weeks since a Wisconsin company made the announcement that it would be implanting tiny microchips into the palms of willing employees. […]

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How Anti-Trump Employees Are Changing the Workplace

Since President Trump took the oath of office, executives at companies like IBM, Facebook, and Uber have faced internal pressure from anti-Trump employees who are […]

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Philadelphia Region Among Worst for Women-Owned Businesses

Bad news for Philadelphia’s reputation as an inclusive, cutting edge, growing business ecosystem — the Philadelphia region was ranked 90th out of 100 cities for women-owned […]

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Philly Company Makes Best Places to Work List

These days it seems like every company is trying to become cooler and hipper to attract the most talented young employees. It’s a simple philosophy […]

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Shocker: Millennials Want To Switch Jobs and Work From Home

Deloitte recently published its 2016 Deloitte Millennial Survey, in which it interviewed almost 8,000 millennials from 29 countries to find out how they feel about their employers, the workforce […]

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Survey: Family-Owned Businesses Not Prepared For the Future

Like many family-owned businesses, Dunmore, a manufacturing company based in Bristol, Pa., had a succession plan involving one of the oldest children taking the reigns […]

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Think You’re Ready for Promotion? 3 Questions to Ask Yourself

Maybe you’re a young person trying to get that elusive first promotion after working at an entry-level job. Maybe you have lots of experience and want to finally step […]

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7 Philly Companies Named Tops in Telecommuting

When the weekend blizzard stopped and work began on Monday, did you find yourself digging out your car or trudging through the snow to get […]

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Sorry “Borgata Babes,” N.J. Supreme Court Won’t Review Your Case

The New Jersey Supreme Court has declined to review a case involving the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa‘s weight restrictions for its waitstaff, according to the Press of […]

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The Best Jobs in America for 2016

What makes a job great? Is it the money? The people you get to work with everyday? The challenges you face that transform you into a […]

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Malvern Company Docked Employee Pay for Bathroom Breaks

Think your workplace is cut-throat? Think your boss is breathing down your neck? We’ll it’s probably nothing compared to the work culture at Malvern-based telemarketer Progressive […]

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5 Management Lessons from Chip Kelly’s Firing

In pro football, it’s hard to separate truth from Internet rumor, but if you believe many accounts, Chip Kelly was an arrogant, unapproachable, stubborn guy who valued […]