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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?...

Ten Things to do if you Really, Really Hate Your Job

1. Begin focusing on what you want instead of how much you want to escape. When you find yourself sharing the latest horror story, stop in mid-sentence and say, "What I want to have is..." 2....

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...

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.

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...

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...
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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...

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...

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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Coming out of the Closet at Work

How will your coworkers react? Will your job still be safe? Are you coming out because you want to, or do you feel obligated to do so? Is it practical to come out on...

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