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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?...

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...

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...

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...
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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...

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...

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,...
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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...

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...

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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