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2014-08-05 03:00:02

Dawn Fuller, University of Cincinnati Management might call it cyberloafing, but new research reveals how online breaks can benefit employees and employers. A new e-memo for the boss: Online breaks at work can refresh workers and boost productivity. Early findings from a University of Cincinnati study will be presented on Aug. 5, at the 74th annual meeting of the Academy of Management in Philadelphia. The study led by Sung Doo Kim, a doctoral candidate in the Carl H. Lindner College...

2014-07-29 23:01:20

The highest Court in California recently ruled the federal law does not trump truck driver's state law claims for missed meal breaks San Francisco, California (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 On July 28, 2014, a ruling from the California Supreme Court opened the door for truck drivers working in California to make a claim for missed meal breaks under California law. The class action lawsuit alleged that the employer misclassified their truck drivers as independent contractors and among other...

Employees Are Happier When They Get Short Smartphone Breaks
2014-07-08 05:50:20

Gerard LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new study from the Kansas State University, taking microbreaks for non-work related play on smartphones during the day helps boost production and overall moral of the employee. Sooyeol Kim, a doctoral student in psychological sciences at KSU, conducted the study of 72 full-time workers from a variety of industries and found that the average employee spends about 22 minutes a day during work hours on their smartphones....

2013-08-29 23:25:23

By tracking time back over a thousand years, TSheets explains, in the form of an infographic, how our workday hours are shrinking. Yet employees are packing more productivity than ever before. Boise, Idaho (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Recently TSheets.com, the #1 employee rated and requested time tracking software on the planet, determined that on average, an employee wastes 6% (or 10 hours) per month of their time at work. Average cost to an employer? Almost $3,000 per year per employee....

2013-07-03 23:23:41

ZinkUz, a women-owned startup company, dishes out an innovative lunch option for organizations. Lunch breaks ought to strengthen corporate culture and cultivate interoffice relationships and ZinkUz reveals how this is possible with its groundbreaking software. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 A new start-up will soon dish out a new lunch option to corporate America. ZinkUz, a Dallas based company, has developed a new social media tool to benefit employees of mid-sized to large...

2012-10-01 23:01:26

What to have for lunch is a question one asks everyday. Ready to break the lunch routine? Kids Activities Blog takes kids lunch breaks to new levels: Fun ideas for food for kids inspired by the most creative Moms. Kids Activities Blog shows an endless list of creative and fun food creations for even the pickiest little eaters. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 01, 2012 Fun ideas for lunch has never been that exciting. The most creative Moms have blogged about their kids-approved and most...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.