The tougher workplaceFrom the shop floor to the cubicle, the workplace is becoming more stressful.
8:00 AM PDT, April 7, 2013
THE TOUGHER WORKPLACE
Many businesses no longer want long-term relationships with their employees, who must now work harder without getting financial and psychological rewards that were once routine.
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Employers count keystrokes, read emails and monitor personal social media accounts. They time bathroom breaks. The cost of efficiency may be worker satisfaction.
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In a drive to cut costs and improve efficiency, companies are employing an ever-increasing array of tracking and monitoring technology to see what their employees are doing at all times.
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Things are getting tougher for many people at work, as companies seeking to improve efficiency push employees to work harder.
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Decades ago, many workers spent their whole lives at the same job, retiring with a full pension, and maybe even a gold watch from their boss.
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American employers are asking more from workers as they try to cut costs and become more productive to compete in a globalized world, as described in a Los Angeles Times Sunday story. But they’re also giving them much less. Everything from the company picnic to professional development opportunities are shrinking; employers are less likely to pay for education, train their employees and help them find an apartment or adopt a child.
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Business reporter Alana Semuels talks with Peter Cappelli, a professor of management at the Wharton School, and Laura Dresser, a labor economist at the University of Wisconsin.
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The workplace is changing as many companies, looking to increase productivity, ask employees for more while giving them less, according to a Los Angeles Times series. That¿s difficult for individuals at work ¿ but it might also have a profound impact on the economy in the long-term.
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