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15 Little Ways You Are Guilty of Rampant Self-Sabotaging

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All of us are guilty of self-sabotaging behavior on occasion and most of us don't even realize we're doing it! That's why it's so insidious and destructive if you let it go unchecked. The main thing to remember is that self-sabotaging is all…

10 Great Work Appropriate Halloween Costumes

Work appropriate Halloween costumes are always a little tricky (Pun intended!) to figure out. This probably goes without saying, but sexy kitty — in fact sexy anything — is never a good idea for the office. And, though it's tempting this…

Coming Home: The Art of Leaving Work at the Office

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In the evening when you’re leaving work and then you get home do you find your mind getting pulled back to the office? If you are finding it hard to stop thinking about all that happened, or you still have to do, at office during those precious…

When Work & Play Mix: Tips on Workplace Relationships

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Even platonic workplace relationships can be a little tricky to navigate but more and more research is showing that office friendships create a happier working environment, make our jobs more fulfilling and increase productivity. Author of…

Motivational Music: 10 Songs to Listen to Before an Important Job Interview

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The world would be a much sadder and less proactive place without motivational music and everyone has their special go-to songs when they really need a pick-me-up. There's the gym playlist for killing it with cardio or the pre-party playlist…

Staying Motivated in a Tough Job Market

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It's not easy staying motivated in a tough job market. These days millions of people are out there pounding the pavement, looking for a  job, and growing increasingly frustrated. When you’ve been searching for weeks and even months without…

The Hiring of Relatives: Perils & Perks of Mixing Business with Family

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The hiring of relatives can be a tricky undertaking and there are valid arguments to be made both for and against working with family. The United States—along with most of the world—has a long family-owned business tradition. From the…

Career in Gear: 5 Ways to Think About Professional Goals Right Now

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If you’re a working women-and don’t fool yourself, we’re all working women- you know that career building techniques are not taught to little girls as they are little boys. We’re already a step or two behind when it comes to knowing…

In-House: 8 Work from Home Ideas to Elevate Productivity

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You wake up, grab a cup of coffee and go to work…sounds pretty standard, right? What if going to work meant walking to your kitchen table and the office attire was your PJs and a case of bed-head. Now we're talking. Sure, working from home…