Four Hmong Americans were elected to the Minnesota House of Representatives last month, the largest number since Hmong immigrants and refugees arrived in the U.S.
Among them is Samantha Vang, whose parents fled Laos years after a civil war ravaged the country.
John Liu became the first Taiwan-born U.S. state senator in New York after winning his race this week.
The Democratic candidate, 51, won the seat in the New York State Senate District 11 with 31,858 votes or 55% of those cast.
One would expect adults in the professional working world to be mature enough to solve their problems, but that’s obviously not always the case.
Workplaces aren’t typically big enough to avoid co-workers who rub you the wrong way. Perhaps there is a co-worker who can’t help but crack dirty jokes or another that leaves the bathroom a mess.
Check out the following epic post-it battle between two large office buildings in New York City. It’s moment like these that add spice to a boring work day!
It all started with an innocent “HI” on the 6th floor at 75 Varick Street in NYC.
When you fall asleep at work, either hilarious or terrible things can happen to you. Luckily for one intern at a tech startup, his work-time slumber resulted in a hilarious picture and some merciless photoshops.
The way people make use of their space says a lot about their personality and character.
MrPorter.com compiled a series of drawings that portray the different types of people according to their desks. The common belief that a person’s office space is a visual representation of their state of mind is depicted in the illustrations below. Which one do you identify with?
In an office far, far away in the UK, a team of creatives used 3,579 sticky notes to create four different murals of Star Wars characters.
Viking, an office supply store in the UK, used sticky notes to create animated versions of Darth Vader, R2-D2, Yoda and a Stormtrooper, according to a blog post.
As remote work, a favorite job perk of millennials, becomes more and more common, so do, inevitably, home offices.
So if you’re lucky enough to be telecommuting for a job at a company that offers it, like Apple, Amazon or IBM, and have the space at home for a work area, how do you actually go about designing your office at home?
China has surpassed everyone else to become the largest smartphone market in the world, and, with that, they have now become the most prolific watchers of porn, especially on the devices their employers give them.
Enterprise security firm Blue Coat Systems polled 1,580 respondents in 11 countries to discover that 19% of Chinese employees watch porn on office devices at work — that’s three times the global average of 6%.
Apparently, working today doesn’t always just mean eating tomorrow. It might also mean working even harder tomorrow to eat the same the day after.
A new study from researchers at Duke University, University of Georgia and University of Colorado finds that competent, hardworking employees experience higher performance expectations, are often assigned more tasks and are often unhappier because of it, according to The Atlantic.
If you’re looking to get ahead professionally, hard work might not be the best way to get there.
According to a new study, the appearance of hard work might actually be the true ticket to success. Erin Reid, Harvard University School of Business professor and author of the study, found that employees who were able to pass as hard workers and fake a heavy workload were just as successful as those who actually logged the most time.
Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to just be a holiday for lovers — it can be for the workplace too.
Business consulting firm Mindvalley began Love Week — “five days of amazing giving and receiving at the office” a week before Valentine’s Day — several years ago and they’re now encouraging other companies to spread the love.