Push yourself toward activities that make you slightly uncomfortable in order to grow professionally, Travis Bradberry writes. Ways to do this include waking up earlier, volunteering and pursuing a goal that seems impossible.
Facebook reportedly is testing a feature that would allow users to list professional and educational experience. The screenshots of the feature suggest that users will be able to share career information without allowing potential employers to view private profile information.
Microsoft built two elevated treehouses for employees to use as workspaces and meeting spaces on its Redmond, Wash., campus. The company says studies show being surrounded by nature reduces stress and could increase productivity.
Capital One, DaVita and SAP are among the companies that pay new hires to attend training courses that can last from a few weeks to almost a year. The programs allow employers to lower experience requirements for job applicants and to avoid hiring experienced workers who turn out not to be a good fit for their roles.
A pilot who flew low over an Arkansas festival and dropped several live turkeys from a plane may end up in trouble with the Federal Aviation Administration. The agency is investigating the incident, which took place at the annual Yellville Turkey Trot.