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United States Department of Labor
Charged with preparing the American workforce for new and better jobs, and ensuring the adequacy of America's workplaces. It is responsible for the administration and enforcement of over 180 federal statutes.
The Work Ethic Site
Provides a central resource for materials related to work ethic, affective work competencies, and employability skills for work force development. It is designed to serve both educators and human resource professionals. At University of Georgia.
Webzine to help working people put in fewer hours for more pay and occasionally win arguments with the boss. Features diaries, stories, columns, forums, and other resources.
Administrative Resource Network
Information and resources for the administrative assistants, secretary, receptionist and other assisting professionals. Site topics include asking for a raise, surviving downsizing, child care, and market salaries for administrative jobs.
Values at Work Questionnaire
Allows you to take a survey on your attitudes towards work.
The Hunter-Gatherers of the Knowledge Economy
Are the habits of today's knowledge workers unique in history? Actually, the Gen X style of working appears to be the oldest on earth. The traits needed to forage for food in primitive societies are similar to those needed to forage for knowledge in the 21st century.
Quotations, stories, disccussions, articles, and humour about work.
Custodial Worker's Resource
A worker's resource for custodial, janitorial, maintenance workers and other service professionals. Included are a message board, information on safety, floor care, maintenance and unions.
The AFL-CIO Working for America Institute
Works to create good jobs and strong communities through partnerships promoting high road economic strategies for individuals and employers. Articles, conferences and other resources.
Access to the latest information on the labour codes to your province, and to compare practices in your region with those of other provinces and territories in Canada.
Sort out your work problems by talking to others on this bulletin board.
Companion site to the CBC Radio series exploring the world of work. Topics ranging from the serious to the humorous include confessions of misdeeds, sleeping with the boss, commuting, getting fired and early retirement. Entire programs available by Real Audio. Email list also offered.
The Work Foundation
Offers research, consultancy and advocacy to make workplaces more effective, successful and fulfilling.
Searching for Job Security
Discussion of ways to hold on to your job until you are ready to move on.
National Institute for Working Life
Newsletter, upcoming European conference, other publications, research information. Located in Sweden.