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Should I Put in Writing My Request to Go Part Time?

Q. After having 12 weeks off under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to care for a newborn baby, I have decided to reduce my work hours from 40 to 30 per week....

Tips on Presenting Your First Paper at A Conference

Conferences are where the latest discoveries, technologies and science are first announced, and being accepted to present your work at a conference is a vital step in your career. (Sometimes it?s even a condition...

Manual Accounting Versus Computerized Accounting

As many professional accountants and auditors state - accounting is a language of business which is accepted in all developed and developing countries. Every company applies accounting because it is generally accepted that companies have...

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...

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...

Assessing Your Employer’s Health Insurance Options

You never had to think about health insurance before the HR rep at your new job started talking about deductibles, exclusions, co-payments, and out-of-pocket expenses. Now she wants to know which plan you're going...

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...

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...

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.

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