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Today's Top Stories September 22, 2017

The future of work

6 absurdly beautiful workspaces you can use all over the world

Live like you are on vacation, and work like you never left the home office.

Science of Work

This is the most painful way to be rejected, according to science

Getting rejected from that job is never fun, but new research explains why some "No's" hurt more than others.

News

Employers having a tough time finding qualified candidates, survey says

Good news for good candidates. A recent Glassdoor survey found that a whopping 76% of recruiters say the struggle to find qualified candidates is their No. 1 complaint.

telecommute

How to keep your virtual team running smoothly

Clashes over work are bound to arise in traditional offices, but when you scatter your team across the globe, misunderstandings can snowball out of control.

Office Life

How to handle business lunch etiquette

Ladders sat down with Patricia Napier Fitzpatrick, who runs the Etiquette School of New York, to talk about how we should handle ourselves when we are eating in a business setting.

Advice

5 ways to communicate with a stressed-out co-worker

How can you effectively deal with a stressed out co-worker without losing your cool yourself? Here’s what you need to know.

Advice

Liberal arts major? Here’s how to get hired

Liberal Arts majors have a lot to offer employers. Here are 5 tips for getting hired.

The Whole Human

9 signs you’re a highly sensitive person

Sensitive people experience sounds, feelings, and even the presence of other people much more intensely than the average person.

News

This chatbot will help you face death

Can a robot ease the existential angst of those facing imminent death? It might seem unlikely, but that's exactly what a new chatbot was able to do.

News

Report: Fewer men than ever are breadwinners

Just 25% of men surveyed said it was important for women to be able to financially provide for their families to be a good spouse, the survey found.

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