News tagged with work

Summer McJobs are good for kids, study says

A new UBC Sauder School of Business study shows that teenagers who work at summer or evening jobs gain a competitive advantage later in life. Developing early knowledge of the working world and how to manage ...

Jul 07, 2014
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Tackling an 'abhorrent' crime

Monash University research into filicide – where a parent kills their child – has been highlighted in a special edition of the prestigious UK journal Child Abuse Review.

Jun 10, 2014
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Employers step in to prevent worker burnout

Volkswagen turns off some employees' email 30 minutes after their shifts end. Goldman Sachs is urging junior staff to take weekends off. BMW is planning new rules that will keep workers from being contacted ...

Dec 03, 2013
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US air controllers still challenged for sleep

(AP)—U.S. air traffic controllers are still working schedules that make it likely they will get little or no sleep before overnight shifts, more than three years after a series of incidents involving controllers ...

Jun 13, 2014
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Life and work: One and the same?

Flexible workplaces may seem attractive when considering work-life balance but new research being published shows it's not unusual for firms to cash-in, profiting from our "free" time and non-professional aptitudes, experts ...

Dec 09, 2013
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