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    10 Tricks to Telecommuting Success

    In a century where convenience is the standard form of measurement, telecommuting is growing in popularity. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in 2005, more than 11 million people worked from home — that's about 8 percent of the U.S. population! And what's not to love about telecommuting? When you can work from the comfort of your home, skip commuter ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +4
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    How to Turn a Stranger into a Network Contact

    How to Turn a Stranger into a Network Contact
    Whether you're looking for a job or trying to advance your career, networking is very important (in a recent HotJobs poll, 57 percent of respondents said that networking was a factor in landing their most recent job). And networking shouldn't end when you log off of LinkedIn or head home from a conference. Valuable contacts are on the perimeter of your ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Become a Healthy Entrepreneur

    Become a Healthy Entrepreneur
    Living the life of an entrepreneur, it's easy to get lost in the cerebral side of your existence. By throwing yourself into the business, you may have lost touch with the simple joy in movement. We've come up with reality checks for the most popular excuses people have for not staying in shape. Myth #1: I'm not athletic, so even if ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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    What Your Work Dreams Really Mean

    Most of us at some point have woken up in a cold sweat after a horrific nightmare about work. Whether about showing up naked at the office or missing a career-changing deadline, each of these dreams could have a deeper meaning about how you feel about your job. Wonder what your work dreams are telling you about your relationship with ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Tech Firms Fight To Keep Workforce Make-up Hidden

    Tech Firms Fight To Keep Workforce Make-up Hidden
    SAN JOSE, Calif. _ Google, the company that wants to make the world's information accessible, says the race and gender of its workforce is a trade secret that cannot be released. So do Apple, Yahoo, Oracle and Applied Materials. These five companies waged an 18-month Freedom of Information battle with the San Jose (Calif.) Mercury News, convincing federal regulators who collect ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    4 Career Lessons from American Olympians

    Lindsey Vonn: Don’t Stop When it Starts to Hurt Lindsey Vonn is the first American woman to win a gold medal in the Olympic downhill skiing. A contender in Torino in 2006, Vonn suffered a terrible crash that sent her to the hospital. She left with pain arching through her legs and back but still competed in five events. She didn’t ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Should You Quit Your Job (Even Now)?

    Should You Quit Your Job (Even Now)?
    Your job is making you miserable. You dread getting up in the morning, you have nightmares about your boss and the thought of looking at that spreadsheet one more time literally makes you sick to your stomach. But no matter who you turn to, you get the same tired advice: now is not the time to quit. Six hundred thousand people ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Vacation Approval

    Vacation Approval
    A reader writes: Does it seem strange that my manager wants to know what I'm doing for any vacation request I submit? And not in the friendly conversational way of "where are you going" or "big plans?" but in the way that he's asking if it's worthy to give the vacation days. Is this right? I know it's the latter because ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Change Your Stressed Business Lifestyle

    Change Your Stressed Business Lifestyle
    I’ve been traveling quite a bit and people always ask me if I can relate to the movie Up In The Air. I don’t know if you’ve seen it but it basically follows the travels of this guy who helps companies across the country layoff people. He flies thousands and thousands of miles a year. His home looks like an empty ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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    6 Reasons Why You Will Want the Apple Tablet

    6 Reasons Why You Will Want the Apple Tablet
    There's one big question remaining about the mythical tablet device that Apple is expected to unveil Wednesday. We've already learned, from whispers of those in the know, that it's basically a supersized iPod touch with a 10-inch diagonal screen and it may cost about $1,000. In addition to playing music and video, it's going to display digitized books, newspapers and magazines. ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    5 Effective Tips on Removing The Obstacles to Your Success

    5 Effective Tips on Removing The Obstacles to Your Success
    One of the fastest ways to success is to remove the obstacles in front of you. These obstacles can be anything from mental roadblocks to office politics and making them move in the direction you want is not always easy and it certainly isn't fast. I am not here to tell you exactly what to do because that won't work; your ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Why and How You Should Find Time to Read

    Why and How You Should Find Time to Read
    As a kid, I was exposed to a strong reading culture. Although my parents were not well educated, they clearly understood the importance of reading and our house was full of books. I remember visiting friends’ houses and being amazed at how little books they had around! The benefits of reading are enormous, and we could probably come up with hundreds, ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +1

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