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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 almost 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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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 almost 7 years ago | Rated: +4
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    12 Reasons You Need to Upgrade to Google Chrome

    12 Reasons You Need to Upgrade to Google Chrome
    The browser wars are raging again, with Google joining Apple, Microsoft, Mozilla, and Opera in a crowded race. Its logo may look like a grenade from Halo, but Chrome is a serious contender. Here are a few of the reasons why... [page] 1. Useful New Tabs Rather than just show a blank screen each time you open a new tab, ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Thanksgiving: Cut Costs, Not Flavor

    Thanksgiving: Cut Costs, Not Flavor
    The holidays are stressful enough without worrying about money, too. If you're a little tight on cash this season (or just want to save a few bucks!) we've researched the top ways to get the most out of your Thanksgiving feast. Just because you're saving money doesn't mean that you're losing flavor. In DIY Turkey's case, you're actually adding your own ...
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    10 Tips for a Healthy Thanksgiving

    Ah, Thanksgiving — a time for family, friends, tradition, and most importantly, deliciously indulgent comfort food. From dinner rolls to stuffing to mashed potatoes and gravy, Americans look forward to this holiday as the quintessential day to feast with no remorse and certainly no counting calories! But did you know that the average Thanksgiving meal will set you back anywhere ...
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    5 Easy Ways to Make Money Even if You're Unemployed

    5 Easy Ways to Make Money Even if You're Unemployed
    As unemployment continues to rise, everyone is looking for other ways to bring in some money while still searching for another job.  Although a job is the conventional way to earn money, sometimes you need to think outside the box or search outside your comfort zone in order to try something new and bring in a little bit of money ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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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 almost 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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    First Pocket Projector Set to Debut this Month

    First Pocket Projector Set to Debut this Month
    '3M releases pocket size projector... way cooler than a pocket protector.' - Gone are the days of hauling a big cumbersome projector into your corporate meeting room or college lecture hall for presentations. Now, a new projector is set to debut that literally can fit in your pocket. Images of the production version of the new gadget, the MPro110 mini projector ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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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 almost 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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    5 Risky Fashion Trends and How to Wear Them

    5 Risky Fashion Trends and How to Wear Them
    It's so easy to be seduced. You pass by a store window and see lust-worthy fashions that are calling — even screaming — your name. At that point, consider putting your hands over your ears and repeating, "Not listening. Not listening." Here's why. Some of the most popular styles for fall and winter should come with warning labels: Exercise extreme caution! ...
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    Is Your Youthful Appearance Affecting Your Career?

    Is Your Youthful Appearance Affecting Your Career?
    Pamela LaTulippe still recalls the day 10 years ago when she walked into a client's office and got a stinging reminder that she looked much younger - and to some, less credible - than her 25 years. "The general manager looked at me, and the first thing he said was, 'How old are you?'" says LaTulippe. "I didn't answer with my ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Seven Tips for Social Networking Online

    Seven Tips for Social Networking Online
    Just when you've mastered the art of handing out your business card, along comes another way to make connections - social networking online. Social networking sites help you make connections for business, dating or personal interests. Specifics vary, but they generally work as follows: * A friend or contact invites you to join the service. You may also join by visiting ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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    If a Cat Were the Receptionist

    What’s the best way to improve a situation you hate? Just add a cute animal. Case in point: when the phone just won’t stop ringing, this kitty goes and answers it. Talk about talent. Cats may not be great with printers, but it seems like their phone-answering skills are a bit more on track. Thanks to Save the Assistants!
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Top 5 Things My Bad Jobs Taught Me

    Top 5 Things My Bad Jobs Taught Me
    This article first appeared on The Monster BlogWhen people find out I work for Monster, they often ask me for advice on their own careers. I give this standard guidance when people complain they have a bad job: Put your resume together, start looking and try not to let the situation get you down. It will pass. But every experience, good ...
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    From Assistant to Fugitive

    From Assistant to Fugitive
    If I had been running this blog eight years ago, I would have definitely written about Jane Andrews, the Natavia Lowery of her day. However, former celeb assistant Andrews (she spent nine years working for Sarah “Fergie” Ferguson, the Duchess of York and mom of Princess Beatrice) didn’t kill her boss — she murdered her former boyfriend, Thomas Cressman. Instead of ...
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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 almost 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Trojans Spreading via Fake E-Ticket E-Mails

    Trojans Spreading via Fake E-Ticket E-Mails
    'Watch out for e-Ticket related emails, they could lead to an attack on your computer.' - A devious new attack has debuted largely unnoticed and is infecting computers with trojans worldwide. The new attack, first discovered by anti-virus experts at BitDefender, uses fake e-Ticket emails to deliver malware to unsuspecting users. With the advent of online ticket sales, many users have ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rate This
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    25 Best U.S. Vacation Cities On the Cheap

    Gearing up for your summer vacation, but aren't sure which direction to go? When it comes to vacationing in the U.S., you’ve got 50 states full of unique travel destinations. So which city is the best travel destination? We’ve rated 25 cities for vacationing by examining what each has to offer: culture, food, travel expenses and more! Our criteria: • ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +10
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    Desk Rage: How to Deal with It

    Desk Rage: How to Deal with It
    This article first appeared on the Monster Blog You feel it building, slowly: That feeling of anger. Maybe someone stole your pen. Or perhaps someone told you to slow down in the parking lot when you were going 5 miles an hour (happened to me this morning). Maybe someone tried to pass your idea off as their own in a big ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Most Scandalous Workplace Hookups

    Workplace romances are hardly uncommon. After all, you're probably clocking in more hours at the office than at home. It's easy to develop close on-the-job relationships that can take a romantic turn. But what often starts as a titillating romp in the supply room can quickly turn into a train wreck, endangering your career and your future. Are you willing ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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