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    5 Ways to Deal with a Difficult Boss

    5 Ways to Deal with a Difficult Boss
    In the new movie Horrible Bosses, two disgruntled workers plan to get rid of each others’ bosses. It’s an ongoing theme. In a recent episode of Law & Order one boss actually struck an employee at work and later wound up dead. The reason the story line is so popular is because everyone can relate. If you’ve held a few jobs, ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +2
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    12 Tips to Climb the Corporate Ladder FAST

    12 Tips to Climb the Corporate Ladder FAST
    Got a new job? If it’s an entry level position, consider yourself lucky to even have a job in this economy. But don’t settle for an entry level position permanently. Promotions mean more money, more responsibility and the ability to manage other people, which looks great on a resume. Every promotion is another rung on your climb up the corporate ladder. ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +7
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    Keep Your Self-Expression When Dressing for an Interview

    Keep Your Self-Expression When Dressing for an Interview
    College is about finding yourself—about self expression and individuality. And for many, that includes the way they dress. Everything from hair color, to tattoos, to makeup, to clothes fit the bill. But when you’re looking for work, self expression almost always gets tossed to the side, in lieu of professionalism. Everyone tells you that you must look professional, wear a (read: ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +6
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    Deal with Workplace Discrimination

    Deal with Workplace Discrimination
    It’s 2011, but unfortunately discrimination in the workplace is at a high. In 2010, there were 99,922 charges of discrimination filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). That’s up from 75,428 in 2005. Fifty one percent of those cases were based on religion, national origin or race. In April, we celebrate National Arab American Heritage Month. Discrimination against Arabs and ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Eating Tips to Improve Your Memory and Focus

    Eating Tips to Improve Your Memory and Focus
    If I were to tell you that eating certain foods in the right combination will make you more alert and focused, would you give them a try? How about if I told you that some of your food choices are literally draining your brain power? Would you think twice before chowin’ down on them? The bad news – it’s true! The ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +8

13 Types of Bosses and How to Make Them Love You

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Along with paychecks, deadlines, and overtime, bosses are one of the things you just can’t avoid in the workplace. But how to identify these strange characters and deal with them? Don’t go it alone — it’s a jungle out there. We show you how! [page] The Robot Distinguishing characteristics: An empty desk, no family pictures. What they do: All business, all ... Full Story