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    10 Steps to the Perfect Smartphone

    10 Steps to the Perfect Smartphone
    How much of your day do you spend on the phone? How about checking and answering e-mail? As important as your laptop or desktop may be, your smartphone has arguably become the most important tool in your personal tech arsenal. The right one can make you more efficient, better connected, and more attractive to the opposite sex. (Well, two out of ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rate This
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    Top Perks: Working at Google

    Top Perks: Working at Google
    Perks play an important part in attracting talented employees and keeping them motivated. With free gourmet cafeterias, massage rooms, nap pods, haircuts and onsite doctors available for employee checkups (free of charge), Google is trying its best to keep employees happy. Here are the perks that contribute to the happiness of Googlers, and, in turn, Google's success. [page] Google is trying ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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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 ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rate This
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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 almost 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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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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    Six Gadget Etiquette Dos and Don'ts for the Workplace

    Six Gadget Etiquette Dos and Don'ts for the Workplace
    You know gadget-related behavioral excesses have gotten out of hand when etiquette columnists tackle text messaging and PDAs. For example, here's an excerpt from the syndicated "Ask Thelma" etiquette column, written by Thelma Domenici: "The etiquette of technology doesn't deviate from etiquette standards we all know. Etiquette and manners are about thinking of others before ourselves and treating them with respect ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Work Less, Accomplish More

    Work Less, Accomplish More
    If you're feeling overworked, overwhelmed or just plain over it, the following time-management tips can help you maximize your productivity so you can accomplish more -- and get home earlier. Separate Work from Home "Between responding to personal emails, instant messaging and fielding cellphone calls from my kids, it can get very hard to stay focused on the tasks at hand," ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Seven Movies to Motivate You

    Seven Movies to Motivate You
    When it comes to inducing instant, effective inspiration for about $4 per rental, movies are king. Go on, say you weren't ready to slap on the gloves and get in the ring after watching Rocky -- liar. Given their powers of motivation, movies might be just what the doctor ordered if you're starting to feel your momentum slow down at the ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rate This
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    This Just In: People Hate Mondays

    This Just In: People Hate Mondays
    Thanks to that exact form of science known as “monitoring people on Facebook,” we now have conclusive proof that people hate Mondays. Those of us with jobs know this already, but for some reason people seem to believe things whenever there’s a study to back it up. The Facebook team charted status updates on particular days to see when people were ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rate This
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    True Work Romance Stories

    True Work Romance Stories
    This article first appeared on MonsterFinding a romantic partner on the job represents the ultimate blending of your work and personal life. And some people are more successful at navigating this junction than others, as evidenced from the 60-plus Monster members who told us about their brushes with office romance. Many found spouses, while others came away with heartache -- and ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rate This
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    15 Things You'll Love about Windows 7

    15 Things You'll Love about Windows 7
    (and Five You'll Hate) Microsoft has a lot riding on Windows 7. Vista failed to give Windows users a reason to upgrade from XP, and justified or not, it quickly gained a reputation for being slow, overly complicated, and annoying to work with. Judging by the response to the public beta of Windows 7, lots of Windows fans are more than ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    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" ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Sneaky Ways to Stay Slim this Summer

    Sneaky Ways to Stay Slim this Summer
    By the time June arrives, I’m ready to get outside whenever and however I can. My usual activities—whether I’m reading a book or fitting in a workout—are exponentially more enjoyable in the fresh summer air, beneath the warm sun (as long as it’s not too hot, of course). All winter long, I trudge through my cardio routine, avoiding the rain and ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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    I'm hurt and lost: Haunting web message of the supermodel, 20, who threw herself from her 9th floor New York flat

    I'm hurt and lost: Haunting web message of the supermodel, 20, who threw herself from her 9th floor New York flat
    Supermodel Ruslana Korshunova wrote a series of heartbroken internet messages about love in the weeks before she leapt nine floors to her death. The striking beauty from Kazakhstan appears to have left no hints to her closest friends that she was depressed, let alone suicidal. But her internet poems and postings reflect an inner torment sparked by a lover, with her ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Planning a Family with a Full-Time Career

    Planning a Family with a Full-Time Career
    After assuming the role of a working woman for more than ten years, it was hard to imagine that anything might change the course of my career. I had worked long and hard to be an (almost) equal provider for my DINK (Dual Income No Kids) household. But no one stays young forever and I didn’t want to be the oldest ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rate This
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    How to Use an Apostrophe

    Admins, we know it can be hard to remember exactly when to use an apostrophe, that's why we love this adorable illustrated flow chart. Check it out!
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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    More Than a Third of Assistants Asked to do Personal Tasks

    More Than a Third of Assistants Asked to do Personal Tasks
    According to a UK study, over a third of administrative assistants surveyed (okay, okay, they say "secretaries") reported being asked to do tasks that were not in their job description. From the article: "One secretary had to bathe her boss's elderly mother, another was asked to make curtains and one respondent said she had to hold her boss's hand on a ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Tape measure: X-rays detected from Scotch tape

    Tape measure: X-rays detected from Scotch tape
    NEW YORK – Just two weeks after a Nobel Prize highlighted theoretical work on subatomic particles, physicists are announcing a startling discovery about a much more familiar form of matter: Scotch tape. It turns out that if you peel the popular adhesive tape off its roll in a vacuum chamber, it emits X-rays. The researchers even made an X-ray image of ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rate This
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    Where Do You Find Affordabe, Cute Work Clothes?

    Where Do You Find Affordabe, Cute Work Clothes?
    Since their job is so visible — to people inside the company and customers — Administrative Assistants need to look their best at all times. You're representing your company, right? So how do you manage to look great without earning a CEO's salary (yet!)? Got a tip on a great store or a classic style that doesn't break the bank? Share ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rate This
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