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The Harvard Business Review took data from 320,000 employees in various organizions, found the bottom 5 percent in terms of unhappiness and lack of engagement, and found that, rather than being unskilled whiners, the least happy workers are actually fairly good employees who none the less feel unappreciated and stuck where they are. These doleful souls , it was found:
His Holiness Pope Francis was the featured speaker at the World Congress of Accountants in Rome, where he called upon the profession to go above and beyond in applying its creativity and intelligence in helping people experiencing difficulty, according to CGMA Magazine.
According to Fortune, cutthroat competition and millennial expectations of the workplace are giving birth to a new job category in tech companies: the perks manager.
House Republicans have filed the often talked about lawsuit against the administration over its handling of the Affordable Care Act's implementation, according to CNBC.
London Mayor Boris Johnson is said by the IRS to owe more than $160,000 in taxes to the U.S. on the profits he got from selling his home, though the dual citizen has publicly stated that he will not pay it, and thinks it's ridiculous that people expect him to, said CNN Money. Johnson was born in New York but has not lived in the U.S. since he was five years old, though he has retained his U.S. passport.
For the first time in 23 years, the Securities and Exchange Commission has issued new rules for automated trading systems, voting unanimously to introduce new regulations designed to cut down on computer errors disrupting trading, said Bloomberg. Under the new regulations, exchanges will need to have comprehensive policies and procedures in place for their technological systems, said the
A survey of almost 20,000 workers worldwide has found that more than half of workers, 54 percent, don't feel respected by their boss, according to the Harvard Business Review. This is unfortunately for employers, as those who do report being respected by their boss report 56 percent better health and well-being, 1.72 times more trust and safety, 89 percent greater enjoyment and satisfaction with their jobs, 92 percent greater focus and prioritization, and 1.26 times more me
A survey of 1,600 auditors has found that those who receive bonuses based on profit or revenue report not only higher job satisfaction, but that doing so was not found to affect their objective judgment, said the Journal of Accountancy. The poll found that , on a scale of 1 to 5, auditors that get profit- or revenue-based incentives rated their job satisfaction at 3.94, versus 3.85 for those who do not. They also report higher levels of identification with their organization, 3.79 vs.