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    Reduce Your Carbon Footprint at the Office

    Business and home offices use a significant amount of electricity for heating and cooling, lighting and operating equipment. Here are five easy ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help make the air cleaner: -> All photos courtesy of Creative Commons. [page] *1. Manage office equipment energy use better* Office equipment and electronics use energy even when idle or on ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Reduce Your Carbon Footprint at School

    Students, educators and school administrators can all play a key role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Click through for a directory of some education and action planning resources to help you: -> • Students • Educators • Administrators All photos courtesy of Creative Commons. [page] Students *1. Bring science to life* Explore the Climate Change Kids Site and watch Climate ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Slideshow: Signs of the Times

    Slideshow: Signs of the Times
    From quirky advertising and job-hunting tactics to random acts of desperation, these days it feels like signs of the recession are everywhere we look. Literally. Some are funny, clever or thought-provoking. Others are downright depressing. We’ve combed the web to find a collection of photos that best exemplify the uncertain times we're living in. Begin Slideshow
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Signs of the Times

    A Recession Special that doesn't involve hot dogs or a bowl of chili. This bike - on Broadway and 96th Street in New York - is advertised for 30% off its original price. h4. **_-> 1 out of 13 ->>_** [page] Forget the government - God has a bailout plan for Main Street h4. **_-> 2 out of 13 ->>_** ...
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    Reward Yourselves, Admins!

    Reward Yourselves, Admins!
    As you celebrate Administrative Professionals Week this year, begin by giving to yourself. Let the following tips be your guide. h4. *E-Learn a New Skill* Enhance your marketability as an admin by learning a new software skill without leaving the comfort of your computer. Stay competitive by taking a course in JavaScript, FrontPage or DreamWeaver, or enroll in an online certification ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Upcoming Software: Microsoft Achieve for Time Management

    Upcoming Software: Microsoft Achieve for Time Management
    Being able to focus at work is tough in any organization, but Microsoft's (MSFT) flat and freewheeling culture can make the problem especially acute. The sprawling company has so many intertwined product groups that keeping up with all the developments around campus can become a job in itself. "At Microsoft, e-mails fly around, and you get hooked into so many meetings ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rate This
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    Managing Fear in a Down Economy

    Managing Fear in a Down Economy
    You feel it. I feel it. In this economy, it’s hard to ignore those sneaking feelings of doubt and fear that creep into our everyday lives. Will I be able to keep my job? Is my retirement account big enough? Are my savings slowly disappearing? These questions are valid and obviously should be addressed if you feel REAL concerns and have ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +2
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    5 Spring Activities That Won't Hurt Your Wallet

    5 Spring Activities That Won't Hurt Your Wallet
    As spring approaches, people want to be able to do fun and leisurely activities that do not cost them a lot of money. With the changing of the weather and people finding themselves outside more, it is important to find things for people to do with their family and friends that they can afford in such a tough economy. h4. *Go ...
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    8 Things You Should Never Say to a Pregnant Co-Worker

    8 Things You Should Never Say to a Pregnant Co-Worker
    Until getting pregnant, I would have told you that women in general are much friendlier and more socially polite than men in the workplace. This is something I used to appreciate. No, I didn’t do an official study on this, it’s just something I’ve noticed. Women, in general, tend to pay more attention to the details, ask polite questions, and be ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +4
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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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    Social Networking and Your Job: Lessons from the "Cisco Fatty"

    Social Networking and Your Job: Lessons from the "Cisco Fatty"
    The internet is buzzing with tales of the latest web 2.0 casualty –the Cisco Fatty. The person who managed to jeopardize a new, high paying job, in 140 characters or less.    After receiving an offer from communications giant Cisco Systems, the jobseeker Twittered about it, telling his followers that although he had been offered a “fatty” paycheck, he wasn’t sure he ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Working in Your Workout

    Working in Your Workout
    Oops. You missed your spin class again. It’s just as well – you still haven’t gotten through the day’s email, you’re hungry as hell and American Idol is on in an hour. You’ll try again tomorrow. “Try” being the operative word. Because despite your regular attempts, these days you never seem to get out of work in time to hit the ...
    Published about 10 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 ...
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    Believe in yourself...or no one else will

    Believe in yourself...or no one else will
    Throughout the many Virtual Assistant communities that I belong to, I often see a LOT of untapped potential. I see aspiring, new and even established Virtual Assistants who have it in them to command top dollar for their work, to create businesses that truly give them the flexible schedule they crave and to ONLY work with clients who respect them and ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +2
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    What Your Job-Related Dreams Could Be Telling You

    What Your Job-Related Dreams Could Be Telling You
    If you've ever had dreams -- or even nightmares -- about your job, you're not alone. In a 2003 survey of 1,000 adults conducted by British bank NatWest, 80 percent of women and 60 percent of men said they dream about work. Moreover, 65 percent of women and 43 percent of men reported waking up in a cold sweat, worried about ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +1
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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 ...
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    New Year, New Career?

    New Year, New Career?
    There’s nothing like a New Year to inspire you to take action and make a change! Like going for a new job… or even a new career. One that allows you to do what you love while giving you lots of personal freedom, professional satisfaction… and lots of money, too! So… if you’ve been thinking about finally breaking free of your ...
    Published over 10 years ago | Rated: +1
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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 over 10 years ago | Rated: +1
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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 over 10 years ago | Rate This
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