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    5 Ways to Improve Your Commute

    5 Ways to Improve Your Commute
    The average commute time for workers in the US is 24.4 minutes each way, but for many of us the journeys to and from work are really much longer — or at least they seem that way. But at the same time there’s relief. While most people haven't noticed their commutes getting noticeably shorter, the recession and resulting high unemployment rates ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Office Invention: The Coffee Ground Printer!

    Office Invention: The Coffee Ground Printer!
    Jeon Hwan Ju has created a daft new way to reduce the environmental impact of your morning cup—or, in my case, pot—of joe: by turning the grounds into ink. Ju's RITI Coffee Printer, which was one of the 50 innovative creations being showcased at Core 77's Greener Gadgets Competition, looks sleek and clever (if a bit labor intensive). And it's certainly ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Office Extremes: How Flexible Should Our Work Schedule Be?

    Office Extremes: How Flexible Should Our Work Schedule Be?
    The Human Services and Public Health Department of Hennepin County, Minnesota, has taken the idea of a flexible work schedule to its logical extreme: Hennepin County is practicing what's called a results-only work environment, or ROWE, which gives everyone in a company the freedom to do their job when and where they want, as long as the work gets done. The ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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    The Importance of “Staying in the Loop” at Work

    The Importance of “Staying in the Loop” at Work
    Information is power. Knowledge is power. At work, information and knowledge allow us to be at our best and contribute in a highly effective manner. We stay focused on the important, are fully aware of emerging issues and obstacles, and understand the “big picture.” Without timely information and knowledge, we end up working in a vacuum and we’re not hooked in ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Why Diversity Effectiveness is More Important Than Diversity Training

    Why Diversity Effectiveness is More Important Than Diversity Training
    Businesses and organizations need to move beyond awareness of diversity toward empowering employees to become highly effective in diverse work environments. Global realities create highly diverse work environments which require new skills to deal with "deep diversity." Dr. Brent MacNab of the University of Sydney explains, "Diversity training used to focus mainly on issues like gender and ethnicity. These aspects of ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Is Our Obesity a National Security Threat?

    Is Our Obesity a National Security Threat?
    We need programs like Michelle Obama's "Let's Move" to ensure the health—and safety—of future generations. "Lets Move," says Michelle Obama in her first nationwide initiative as First Lady, and the country needs to do just that. With two thirds of American adults, and one third of American children overweight or obese, Michelle Obama has taken a bold, public step to address ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Are We Actually Starting to Care Less About Money?

    Are We Actually Starting to Care Less About Money?
    A new survey by the advertising and marketing firm Ogilvy & Mather suggests we might be: Among the study’s key findings is that “having it all” is an unrealistic goal with 75% of those surveyed saying they would rather get out of the rat race than climb the corporate ladder – and instead, 76% said they would rather spend more time ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Are Women's Pay Imbalances Worse in Japan?

    Are Women's Pay Imbalances Worse in Japan?
    Another International Women's Day was celebrated March 8, though "celebrate" is perhaps not the right word. Most women around the world were too busy making ends meet to find time to celebrate. This year's reports from the United Nations Human Rights Center and various labor rights organizations were not as disastrous as in the past, but showed little improvement in women's ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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    20 Easy Ways to Be Happier

    What we found is that sometimes, the tiniest changes can have a huge impact on overall happiness. Here are twenty ideas to help you go from grumpy to giddy. 1) Make Your Bed Every Morning I’ve heard this one before, and not just from my mother.  For most people, outer order leads to inner calm. And making your bed is ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Answers to the U.S. Women's History IQ Quiz

    Answers to the U.S. Women's History IQ Quiz
    In honor of Women's History Month, AdminSecret wanted to test your U.S. Women's History IQ knowledge. We're providing the answers so you can learn from the quiz, but... h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the What's Your U.S. Women's History IQ quiz, go take it first. See answers on the next page... [page] 1) In 1848, The U.S. Women’s Rights ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Answers to the Red Cross IQ Quiz

    Answers to the Red Cross IQ Quiz
    AdminSecret created the What's Your Red Cross IQ quiz to help you learn more about this humanitarian organization. We're providing the answers so you can learn from the quiz, but... h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the What's Your Red Cross IQ quiz, go take it first. See answers on the next page... [page] 1) Who founded the Red Cross? ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    The Vending Machine Survival Guide

    The Vending Machine Survival Guide
    Every now and then we all get stuck eating dinner from the vending machine. You've done it, particularly when you're working late with a group and nobody goes home until the job is done. However, vending machine food can wreak havoc with your healthy weight loss plan, as well as your ability to focus on your work. Surprisingly enough, there ARE ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Want a Chance to Win $500 Just for Using AdminSecret?

    Frequently Asked Questions: AdminSecret's Spring Is Greener Promotion Do I need to register more than once? No How do I increase my odds of winning? Simply sign into your AdminSecret account once a day through March 31, 2010 to be entered again to win. If you allow your browser to save your log-in information, you will need to click "Sign out" ...
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    10 Signs the Recession is Over

    1. The National Restaurant Association Predicts Record Profits for 2010 Yup. That's right. Record profits for 2010. In their newly released 2010 forecast, the National Restaurant Association predicts that 2010 will be the best of the last three years, seeing a profit of $580 billion and a 2.5% increase in sales over 2009. While that's good news for the restaurant industry ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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    4 Obstacles Women Still Face in the Workplace

    [photo:53044] We’re not even two months into the new decade and already a number of studies have jumped up to point out how far women have come in the workplace. For example: Wives earn more than their husbands, and more U.S. women than men actually have jobs. But despite these significant milestones, a few key obstacles remain — particularly in the ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    7 Things NOT to Do This Valentine’s Day

    Ahhh Feburary 14. The day of love. The day that Cupid works for all year. The day Hallmark cashes in on our emotions. For some people, February 14 is just another day. And this year, just another Sunday. Whether you're indifferent, upset, or excited, there are some things you just shouldn't do on this lovers' holiday: 1. Go on a first ...
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    5 Reasons We Love (Or Hate!) Our Jobs

    5 Reasons We Love (Or Hate!) Our Jobs
    More often than not, people are describing what they do as “just a job.” As someone who has always loved her job, I’ve found this sentiment surprising and decided to do a some research. What makes someone love their job, instead of hating it? More importantly, is there anything you can do to turn a job you hate into your dream ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +4
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    10 Black Women Who Are Leading the Way in Business

    In honor of Black History Month, AdminSecret presents ten African American women who are leading the way in business. From CEOs and VPs to philanthropists and mentors, these executives have made it to the top of their fields, challenging stereotypes and forging the path for generations to come. They're an inspiration, not just to the black community, but to everyone. ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Answers to the Hip Hop History IQ Quiz

    Answers to the Hip Hop History IQ Quiz
    AdminSecret created the What's Your Hip Hop History IQ quiz to help you learn more hip hop music. We're providing the answers so you can learn from the quiz, but... h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the What's Your Hip Hop History IQ quiz, go take it first. See answers on the next page... [page] 1. Hip Hop originated in: ...
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    5 Life Lessons From Dr. Martin Luther King

    5 Life Lessons From Dr. Martin Luther King
    There is probably no other American figure that epitomizes the qualities of leadership and self-sacrifice in the face of overwhelming odds more than Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. As we celebrate his life on the day set aside to honor him, let’s look back at some of the most important events in his life. From them, there are plenty of lessons ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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