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  • How to Effectively Collaborate With Coworkers Using Trello

    If you're like most of us, you likely not only have a long list of things to do today, but also more lists of things you need to accomplish this week, this month, and even by the end of next year. Many of these tasks you may need delegate out, whether it's to an assistant, co-founder, or other members of your team. Keeping track of these tasks can be a pain.
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  • Money Doesn’t Buy Happiness in Your Career – Purpose Does [infographic]

    A recent poll found that 70 percent of today’s professionals prefer a job that they enjoy, rather than a job that pays well. It looks like money doesn’t buy happiness after all – well, at least not in the workplace.
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  • Why Men Doing Housework Is Important for Women’s Careers

    Women make up nearly half of the workforce, spend less time in the house than previous generations, and have less time to keep a home. It would seem reasonable for the housework to be divvied up equally between husband and wife; however, that’s simply not the case.

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  • Slacker vs. Creative: Why You Can’t Work 9 to 5

    Although there are probably thousands of people working 9-to-5s who will tell you they don’t particularly enjoy their jobs, research indicates that creative types struggle with the standard workday more than regular employees. And then there are those who just have a difficult time working at all. Are you too creative for your job, or are you just a slacker? Here are a few signs to help you figure it out.
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  • Survey Says: 87 Percent of Employees Don’t Trust Their Bosses

    Terrible bosses are everywhere, and they’re causing employees to not only mentally check out at work, but lose trust in their superiors, too. It’s an epidemic that Office Space poked fun at with its horrible boss, Bill Lumbergh, but the reality is, the Lumberghs of the world are causing employees to hate their jobs … a lot.
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  • 5 Ways Volunteering Can Improve Your Candidacy

    Job seekers are always looking for ways to get noticed by recruiters, and too few actually understand the benefits that volunteering offers. Here are five ways that volunteer work improves your chances of landing a job.
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  • The Government's Laziest Employee Would Do Literally Anything to Avoid Work

    Think your co-workers are lazy? We bet they never told you they were on a CIA mission in Pakistan in order to explain why they weren't at the office. John C. Beale, once the EPA's highest paid employee, did just that. Tomorrow, he'll be sentenced in federal court for defrauding the government of $1 million in salary and benefits.

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  • 3 Tips for Working Parents to Negotiate Flex-Schedules

    Flexible work arrangements have made returning to work a viable option for mothers who want to continue their careers, post-baby. Here are some tips for working moms to negotiate their way to flex-schedule freedom and, hopefully, get closer to achieving work-life balance.
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  • Science Confirms That 9 to 5 Is Hell for Creative Workers

    If you're like most knowledge workers, you produce your flights of creative problem-solving on a fairly rigid schedule -- 10 to 6, say, if not 9 to 5. Too bad that research suggests that you're only good for about six of those eight-plus hours, and not necessarily the six your employer demands.

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  • Your Busy Co-workers Are Stressing You Out

    Feeling the heat at work? It might be your colleagues' fault. Working with people who rush around and convey an attitude of perpetual busyness elevates our stress level, according to a recent article in The Wall Street Journal.

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  • Millennial Moms Would Give Up Sex and Dessert Before Smartphones

    A new study shows how technology, specifically social media, has affected women in the digital age, both at home and at work. It found that today’s moms could care less about “having their cake and eating it to,” and would rather cuddle up with their smartphones than their husbands. (Sorry, not sorry.)
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  • Should Employees Be Allowed to Surf Social Media at Work?

    Social media can be a great escape for those times when work becomes overwhelming or downright boring. Not surprisingly, many companies are reluctant to encourage what they see as time-wasting on the part of their workers. Is it ever OK, then, for employers to limit their employees' use of social media at work?
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  • What Needs to Happen for Americans to Find Work-Life Balance

    Studies show that fewer Americans want to become parents today than 20 years ago. The lack of support that the US offers its working parents, compared to the rest of the world, is definitely a factor. We’ll take a look at what America needs to do for its workforce to make holding down a career and a having family more realistic and less burdensome.
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  • The 5 Most Sleep-Deprived Jobs [infographic]

    Even the least-demanding of jobs can encroach on our sleep from time to time. Whether it's because we're stuck at work long after we should be hitting the sack, or up tossing and turning, thinking of the next day's to-do list, work is second only to small children on the list of slumber-interfering things. Some jobs, however, are apt to steal more Zzzs than others.

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  • Don't Wait -- Get Promoted Now

    Waiting for the right moment may take forever. Instead of waiting, plan and create the perfect moment to show your employer why you should be promoted, then ask for a promotion.
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  • The Case for Being Friends With Co-workers

    When it comes to personal relationships in the workplace, many career experts say you should be like a contestant on a reality TV show -- in other words, not here to make friends. But although socializing with colleagues can have its downsides, there are plenty of benefits to making friends at work.

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  • 3 Tips for Dealing With a Sneaky, Manipulative Co-Worker

    Proving yourself to your boss is hard enough. Add those manipulative co-workers to the mix and you have yourself an impossible situation – or do you? We’ll examine how to identify who those wheeler-dealer colleagues are and how to effectively deal with them so that you can shine bright in your career.
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  • 5 Time-Saving Tips for Working Parents

    The mornings can be rough for anyone, but they’re all the more challenging when you’re trying to get kids ready and out the door, too. Here are five tips that will help you get going with a minimum of stress.
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  • 4 Ways to Be Productive in December

    If there were a contest to determine the least productive month of the year, December would win, hands down. Dark and cold as January or February, December also boasts a calendar full of holiday commitments both personal and professional. No wonder, then, that we sometimes have trouble getting things done.

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  • 3 Ways to Be a Better Listener

    After a lifetime of waiting for our turn to speak, it can be hard to close our mouths and open our ears. Which is too bad, because listening, although rarely mentioned in the skills section on a resume, is one of the most important things we can do to get ahead at work.

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