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Working Hard or Overworking? Why You Should Relax

Working Hard or Overworking? Why You Should Relax

Are you constantly checking your work email? Working through the weekend and on your days off? Taking phone calls from the office at any and all hours? While you’re certainly not alone, you’re probably also way more stressed out than you should be. Numerous studies have shown that overworked employees are at a much higher […]
You Won’t Believe What Some Bosses Ask Workers To Do

You Won’t Believe What Some Bosses Ask Workers To Do

Have you ever wished you could flunk a boss for being so bad at his job? Or perhaps you’d assign your manager an A grade if you could, because of how well she treats you and your team. A new CareerBuilder survey provided workers with an opportunity to do just that – evaluate their bosses’ performance and […]
Fake It Till You Make It: 5 Ways to Boost Your Credibility at Work

Fake It Till You Make It: 5 Ways to Boost Your Credibility at Work

In corporate America, perception is reality. Others form impressions of us in seconds: the clothes we wear, our body language and the words we use. Do you want to be seen as a credible, knowledgeable expert in your field? How do you make sure your brand sets you up for real success? Here are five […]
Top 5 Most Common Errors On LinkedIn That Make You Look Bad

Top 5 Most Common Errors On LinkedIn That Make You Look Bad

Most people don’t enjoy working on their LinkedIn profiles. They’d much rather be relaxing or pursuing other interests instead of staring at a computer screen trying to optimize their online presence. It’s hard enough working 40+ hours each week. Taking away from our free time to develop our professional identity online sounds boring – which […]
5 Signs You’ve Got a Great Business Idea

5 Signs You’ve Got a Great Business Idea

Do you have an idea for a new business? While you may find it easy to generate many new business ideas, it isn’t as easy to identify which ones are truly stellar. How do you know when you’ve come up with a fabulous business idea? We asked successful business owners what key characteristics point to a […]
Ukraine gas producer appoints Biden’s son to board

Ukraine gas producer appoints Biden’s son to board

Ukraine’s largest private gas producer announced on Tuesday that it added R. Hunter Biden—the son of U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden—to its board of directors. In a statement on its website, Burisma Holdings said the younger Biden will be in charge of the company’s legal unit, while providing support “among international organizations.” Read More The city that may […]
What Every Teen Needs To Know About Getting Paid At Work

What Every Teen Needs To Know About Getting Paid At Work

I wrote last week about general workplace rights teens and young adults need to know. And two weeks ago I wrote about workplace sexual harassment. But there’s even more you probably didn’t learn about work when you were in school. I bet your high school and college didn’t tell you about what you’re entitled to be paid under […]
Unified communications in the cloud: A winning scenario for all

Unified communications in the cloud: A winning scenario for all

In recent years, the traditional working environment has become fragmented as employees take advantage of mobility and the opportunity to work away from the physical office. As the office space is reconfigured into a global workplace, the associated communication challenges that come with a fragmented workforce are beginning to impact companies. The benefits provided by […]
My Co-Worker Makes More Money Than Me — But We Do The Same Work!

My Co-Worker Makes More Money Than Me — But We Do The Same Work!

Discovering that your co-worker is paid more than you can feel like a slap in the face, even if you were previously happy with your salary. Finding out about a pay disparity can feel profoundly unfair and can make you wonder if your employer doesn’t value you as much as you thought they did. But […]
Job Seekers’ Weakest Link: Interview Follow-Up

Job Seekers’ Weakest Link: Interview Follow-Up

You know how to research companies, how to tweak your résumé and even how to answer tough interview questions. But do you really know how to follow-up after the interview? If you’ve been invited to interview it means the company is already interested in you. You will either seal the deal or blow the show. What […]