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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...

12 Things Every Sales Super Star Knows

Every successful software salesperson knows that there are many skills and attitudes that contribute to their success, but there are twelve critical attributes that the sales super stars have integrated into their overall sales strategy. The following 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...

How to Turn a Seasonal Retail Job into a Permanent Position

If you have ever worked in retail, then you probably know that most seasonal employees are not kept more than a few months. Once a peak holiday season (Christmas and back to school) is...

Eight Sticky Work Situations and how to Handle Them

As employees struggle to deal with managers whose behaviors range from inflexible to inappropriate, "boss" has become the workplace equivalent of a four-letter word. So what's the best way to extricate yourself from the countless sticky situations your boss...

18 Ways to Impress a New Employer

It is during these first weeks on the job that your boss and colleagues form the most lasting impressions about you. But remember, they don't expect you to be perfect. As long as you...

Dora The Explorer Cartoon: Teaching Diversity

In many ways, the Dora the Explorer cartoon follows in the footsteps of such public television greats as Mister Rogers' Neighborhood and Sesame Street. These shows, like Dora, managed to be entertaining, charming, and...

Getting to Know You: How to Start Right With a New Boss

One's boss plays an integral and ever-present role in everyday work life. And even if you've occasionally disagreed with your outgoing manager, at least he or she is a known quantity. Moreover, employees generally...

3 Helpful Tips to Improve Your Public Speaking Skills

When you interview with companies who want to hire graduates of top talent, it's important that you master your public speaking skills.

Gym Etiquette – Working Out At Work

More and more employers and companies are encouraging employees to focus on their health and fitness. From ergonomics to low-fat menus in the cafeteria, the health and well being of employees is a top...

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