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    Is Sexual Harassment a Severe Crime... or Not?

    Is Sexual Harassment a Severe Crime... or Not?
    The CEO of Hewlett Packard, Mark Hurd, got fired last week following an investigation into sexual harassment claims made by a former contractor, Jodie Fisher. After the probe into the allegations, the company found Hurd had not violated HP’s sexual harassment policy but he did monkey around with $20,000 of company funds. Now Fisher, who was also a reality show contestant, ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Bored and Unemployed? Try Jury Duty!

    Bored and Unemployed? Try Jury Duty!
    The New York Post reports that you can now kill time while you're unemployed by helping your fellow citizens ... on a jury! "People are calling up, saying, 'Look, I lost my job; now would be a good time for me to serve,' " said Vincent Homenick, chief clerk of the jury division for Manhattan. "Not that $40 will pay the ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rate This
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    Answers to the Turkey Quiz

    Answers to the Turkey Quiz
    AdminSecret created the What's Your Turkey IQ? quiz to help you learn more about Thanksgiving's most popular dish: The Turkey. 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 Turkey IQ quiz, go take it first. See answers on the next page... [page] 1) 1. Deep-frying turkeys originated ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rate This
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    4 Things Not to Say to a New Mommy

    4 Things Not to Say to a New Mommy
    You can spot a new mom a mile away. She’s the one who looks tired, wearing mismatched clothes and pushing her baby still strapped into it’s car seat in a shopping cart or stroller. New moms wander around in public because they need to run an errand, or they just need to get out of the house. If one of your ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rate This
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    Answers to the Are You Normal Quiz

    Answers to the Are You Normal Quiz
    h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the Are You Normal? quiz, go take it first. See answers on the next page... [page] 1) You are: a) Male b) Female - Correct answer! 2) How old are you? a) 19 or under b) 20 to 64 - Correct answer! c) Over 65 3) Do you currently have a job? a) Yes ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Google Algorithm Can Tell if You're About to Quit

    Google Algorithm Can Tell if You're About to Quit
    'New algorithm can help Google answer complex staffing questions and identify employees most likely to quit.' - Google is the cream of the internet search and advertising crop and got to its top spot on the backs of a large group of dedicated and talented employees. Some of the very same employees that helped Google get where it is today are ...
    Published almost 11 years ago | Rate This
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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 about 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    9 Ways to Wake Up Earlier

    Some of us are night owls. Others, early birds. Apparently, based on your chronotype, you will be more naturally alert earlier or later in the day. And your type may dictate when and for how long you sleep. But while a natural variance in sleep patterns is natural, it appears that the early bird is indeed the more coveted of ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +8
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    Which Companies Are Still Performing Despite the Recession?

    Which Companies Are Still Performing Despite the Recession?
    Are you looking for a job, but think can't find one because there just aren't any opportunities out there? Think again. There are a few companies that are still growing and thriving despite, or maybe due to, the economic downturn. AdminSecret did the research for you and compiled a list of 15 workplaces that aren't laying people off, and that might ...
    Published over 10 years ago | Rated: +4
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    How to Break News of Your Pregnancy at Work

    How to Break News of Your Pregnancy at Work
    You’re past the first trimester and it’s time to share the news of your pregnancy with your boss. Be prepared- not everyone will be as excited as you are that you’re pregnant. First and foremost: Be honest. Don’t say you’re coming back to work if you’ve decided to try being a stay-at-home mom. If you want part-time work to be an ...
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    Focus on Your Career, Not Your Due Date

    Focus on Your Career, Not Your Due Date
    If you’re a pregnant, career-minded woman, it may be hard in the months leading up to your due date to stay focused on your career. But time spent working your tail off before the baby comes will be well worth your while. After all, this could be the last time you think clearly about your career path without a little baby ...
    Published over 10 years ago | Rate This
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    Negotiate Your Rent Down!

    Negotiate Your Rent Down!
    Many renters are looking for ways to save money each month, especially after being hit with the yearly rental hike. Instead of calling your landlord to ask for a lower rent fee and hearing a quick “No,” try writing a letter to your building manager and negotiate a lower lease rate. *Here’s how to write your letter:* 1. Begin your letter ...
    Published almost 11 years ago | Rate This
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    5 Self Defense Weapons You Were Born With

    5 Self Defense Weapons You Were Born With
    Women, the elderly and children unfortunately top most physical attackers' lists as ideal prospects. The good news is that although there are devices available like mace, pepper spray, tazers and stun guns, you actually have extremely effective weapons with you at all times — the built-in weapons your body came with. Real-Life Story: I had a 17 year old, female neighbor ...
    Published almost 11 years ago | Rate This
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    Fired for Not Wearing Make-Up — Fair Or Not?

    There's needing makeup, and there's needing makeup ... to keep your job San Diego waitress Shenoa Vild refused to wear make-up to work – so she was canned. Her restaurant had recently changed ownership, going from a casual, surf-inspired eatery called Trophy’s, to the more upscale Oliver. Her all natural, beach-girl image was allegedly no longer appreciated by management. She ...
    Published almost 11 years ago | Rated: -1
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    6 Nasty Things Lurking in Your Cosmetics

    Quick disclaimer: We are patently against fearmongering, so don't anyone start panicking. That being said, when you look at some of the ingredients used in cosmetics and body-care products, it raises some serious questions of the "How is that even possible?" variety. Well, here's how: The cosmetics industry is self-policed, operating with very little regulatory oversight. As such, it is ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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    7 Ways to Make Your Turkey Delicious

    Make your turkey the most delicious ever this year! When we say turkey, do you think stringy, dry white meat that makes you want to hurl? Well, we hear you. And we're here to change that. We've asked are chef friends, read through all our resources, and scanned the web for the best and latest in turkey tips to bring ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rate This
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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 about 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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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 about 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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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 about 9 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Love at Work: Dos and Don'ts

    Love at Work: Dos and Don'ts
    Dating someone from work is natural for many people. After all, who has time to meet someone when you're working 60 hours or more per week? You may find that understanding your mutual work lives can deepen your relationship. And instead of rushing home each evening, you may be willing to work late, especially if you can do it alongside your ...
    Published almost 11 years ago | Rated: +2
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