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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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How to Leave Your Job Gracefully

People hold an average of four jobs during their twenties. By the time you're 30, leaving a job should be old hat. You'll be numb to the awkwardness and anxiety of announcing your "resignation"-right?...

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...

Dialogue as a Communication Tool

"Consider any complex, potentially volatile issue: Arab relations, the problems between Serbs, Croats, and Bosnians, corporate decision making, getting control of the U.S. deficit or health care costs, labor/management relations and so on. At...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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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...

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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