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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?...

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...

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...

Meeting Manners

It is safe to say that Woody Allen wasn't referring to business meetings when he said, "Eighty percent of success is showing up." A great deal more is required to produce a successful meeting--preparation, organization,...

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....

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...

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...

How To Make Yourself More Marketable

In the context of job hunting, "marketability" refers to several things. First of all, it refers to how desirable a candidate is for employment consideration; on other words, what he or she is worth...

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...

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