Adriana Scott is an intern for SHRM’s online news department.

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The American Heart Association reports that more than 154 million U.S. adults are overweight or obese. And according to the Kaiser Family Foundation, about 39 percent of U.S. employees say they work in white-collar professions, which can mean spending a lot of time sitting at a desk.

News Updates
August 7, 2013
One description of a typical office’s youngest employees might be something like this: They’re Facebook junkies bent on getting the next promotion; they’d rather text than talk; they openly tweet at meetings; they tend to have "me first" mentalities and self-entitled natures.
But they’re not all stereotypical brats. In fact, that skinny- jean-clad worker whose smartphone serves as a second brain is actually crucial to company growth.
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June 26, 2013