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The national restaurant chain Red Robin announced it would eliminate busboys at all of its 570 restaurants, as the company expects it will save $8 million in 2018 by doing so. Red Robin’s chief financial officer Guy Constant told attendees at the ICR retail conference, “We need to do that to address the labor increases we’ve… read more

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By: Jane Burnett – theLadders Ever feel like your manager either doesn’t want you to succeed, or won’t even give you occasional praise, even when it’s well deserved? You definitely don’t have to suffer in silence — this is what you should do instead of feeling undervalued. Have a chat Take a more proactive approach…. read more

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By: theMuse KEEP MOVING “When things are going really badly, the one thing you can almost always control is your movement,” explains Bo Hickey, a full-time online fitness coach for RITTER Sports Performance. “I’m lucky that I’ve always had mentors who’ve taught me how to keep moving, to set small goals, and to just figure… read more

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By: Christine Hendrickson – Career Builder “What is your current salary?” is a question familiar to all job seekers and many employers. If you are an employer asking this question of candidates on your job application or during interviews, you may need to revisit your processes in light of the new compensation history bans popping… read more

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Run-ADP Last week we introduced five compliance trends impacting employers’ hiring, scheduling, and anti-harassment practices. Here are the remaining five compliance trends to watch in 2018. #6: Paid Family and Paid Sick Leave Laws In recent years, paid family leave (PFL) and paid sick leave (PSL) laws have been enacted by a number of jurisdictions…. read more

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By Eric Barker – the Ladders You’re only productive at work three days out of the week. How can you improve that? 1. The secret to getting more done is to make things automatic. Control over your schedule stops you from getting tired at work. Progress motivates us more than anything else. Your mind moves… read more

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By:Deepak Chopra and Kabir Sehgal – CNBC Make It If you want to win the New Year, it’s important to break bad habits – like consuming things that aren’t good for you. We’re not just talking about cutting back on calories. There’s something else you should slash from your life: complaints. Complaining is a bad… read more

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By Travis Bradberry – theLadders Steve Jobs once said that intuition is more powerful than intellect. As it turns out, Jobs was onto something, and the scientific community backs him up. It seems that we’ve been giving intuition far too little respect. “Intuition will tell the thinking mind where to look next.” – Jonas Salk… read more

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By: Alison Doyle – the balance Would you show up for a job interview wearing jeans, shorts, grubby sneakers? Would you chew gum during the interview or arrive in disheveled or wrinkled clothes? Wearing inappropriate or outlandish attire to a job interview can potentially cost you the job. An interviewer’s first impression is often a… read more