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...

Can Your Personality Get You Fired?

Job candidates rarely admit to being fired for poor performance... and they might just be telling the truth. A Harvard University study found that for every dismissal based on failure to perform, there are...
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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?...

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,...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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....

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