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The Benefits of Diversity

More and more, organizations are realizing that in order to be successful and recruit and retain the best employees, they must value the diversity of their employees and the clients they serve. Whether you are...
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Coming out of the Closet at Work

How will your coworkers react? Will your job still be safe? Are you coming out because you want to, or do you feel obligated to do so? Is it practical to come out on...
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Surviving Office Politics At Your New Job

Whether you are just starting your first job or your 10th job, you will find that office politics is consistent in all companies. Office politics is something that is inherent in any company you...

How to Make Your Boss Love You (and Ace Your Performance Review)

The rules of performance reviews are changing. Not too long ago, management guru Peter Block said, "The performance review is the company's opportunity to prove to you, once again, that they own you." But...

Wise Beyond Your Years: The Challenges of Young Managers

Twenty-five-year-old Wendy Brez, a public affairs manager, grew so tired of coworkers commenting on her age that she started wearing makeup and considered cutting her hair in an effort to look older. "I didn't...

Diversity and the Workplace

As you look around your office, is everyone just like you? Probably not. The demographics of the American workforce have changed dramatically over the last 50 years. In the 1950s, more than 60% of...

Can Your Personality Get You Fired?

Job candidates rarely admit to being fired for poor performance... and they might just be telling the truth. A Harvard University study found that for every dismissal based on failure to perform, there are...
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International Experience Can Boost Your Career

Accounting and finance professionals looking to advance their careers may want to consider accepting an international assignment. The accelerating pace of globalization and the likely near-worldwide adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) are...

What Should I Ask For when Going From Consultant to Full-time?

Q. I am working as consultant for a company and have been asked to join as an employee. How does the fee I receive as a consultant relate to the salary I would get...

Buzz Marketing Success Story

Buzz marketing, also known as "word-of-mouth marketing" "guerilla marketing" or "stealth marketing" is an art of human kind to involve the trendsetters in any community to carry the brand's message, thus creating an interest...

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