alex for kununu

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Work

Aflac: Beyond the Duck

People love the duck. And numbers on kununu support their praise. Aflac is one of the top-ten best-reviewed employers in our database: they average a 3.46 star rating out of five. They rated strongest on “Company Image,” with 3.85 stars. A few highlights from kununu reviewers who work for Aflac: This one said “Aflac is […]

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Caroline Beaton

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Better Worklife, Current Events, Work

Back-to-School FOMO: 4 Ways to Make a Real World Life that Rivals Your College Days

When I graduated college, I was ready to leave. When all my younger classmates returned the following fall, I was ready to go back. The life carrying on without me was unmissable: photos flooded my Facebook and Instagram; event notifications invited me to imagine how much better my life would be if I were still […]

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alex for kununu

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Better Worklife, Work

Stop overworking. It’s called work/life *balance* for a reason.

All you late-night email checkers, you weekend overtimers, you never-take-a-sick day martyrs…take a seat. Guess what — overworking yourself doesn’t make you a better at your job. In fact, a 2014 White House study found “a significant positive relationship between work/life balance practices and total factor productivity” in a study of over 700 firms in […]

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alex for kununu

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Better Worklife, Real Talk, Work

How employers are dropping the ball. Badly.

We crunched the numbers. In our last six months of reviews—over a million data points—these are employers’ biggest weak spots. So what’s the deal? Job security Oof. We’re still living in the post-Great Recession economy, and the nature of employment has changed for millions of workers. The very notion of job security is dramatically different […]

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alex for kununu

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Better Worklife, Real Talk, Work

Monday Motivation: The inside scoop on office gossip.

People love talking. That’s never going to change. The challenge is navigating office gossip successfully—without becoming a victim of it. Don’t let the biggest gossip go unchallenged Get in their face a little. Entrepreneur recommends being direct with the office gossip—and letting coworkers know their behavior isn’t acceptable. Inc. agrees, pointing out that “when you […]

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