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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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    Spill Your Secrets On AdminSecret's Anonymous Forums

    Spill Your Secrets On AdminSecret's Anonymous Forums
    Do you have a secret office crush? Do you want to tell that witch in accounting where she can stick that file? Is your coworker's fashion sense less cosmopolitan and just more... confused? Dish, rant, spill in AdminSecret's popular Anonymous Forums. Tell all in this totally-fun and totally-safe discussion zone. It's like your own online journal/ punching bag/ best listener ever. ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +10
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    25 Things a Professional Woman Should Never Wear

    We hate to admit it, because we personally feel that clothes shouldn't matter. In a perfect world, a person would be judged at their workplace based solely on the caliber of their work. Unfortunately, that's not how the world works. How you choose to dress each morning *reflects how you feel about your job* – that you take your position seriously, ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +9
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    Obama Endorses Paycheck Fairness Act

    Obama Endorses Paycheck Fairness Act
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama plans to press Congress today to pass pay-equity legislation that would make it easier for women to sue employers who pay them less than their male counterparts, the White House said Monday. "Women deserve equal pay," White House senior adviser Valerie Jarrett said in an interview, citing government statistics that show women earn 77 cents for every ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +9
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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 7 years ago | Rated: +8
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    From Lotion to Tea: 15 Workplace Lifesavers

    From Lotion to Tea: 15 Workplace Lifesavers
    Have you ever arrived at work and realized you forgot something small, yet critical, at home? Like your I-must-have-it-everyday-or-I’ll-die chapstick? Well, here is AdminSecret’s list of office essentials, must-have supplies to stash away at your desk to help you avoid those minor panic moments in the future. [photo:12935] Beauty Supplies Dry Shampoo Available in spray or powder forms, dry shampoo will ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +6
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    Cutest Pets of Take Your Pet to Work Day

    If you’re a lucky owner of a furry four-legged companion (or a few of them!), you probably understand the heart-wrenching guilt of having to leave them at home all day while you’re working. Oh, how they suffer. No one to toss a toy around for them. No one to take them outside … or to let them back in. No laps ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +6
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    Good Coffee Is Vital to a Happy Workplace

    Good Coffee Is Vital to a Happy Workplace
    When employees are asked to do more with less, smart business managers look for creative, affordable ways to keep staff motivated. Now, new survey findings reveal that small perks like good, free coffee can have a major impact in boosting employee morale. According to a recent national survey, three out of five employed Americans feel more motivated to do their best ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +6
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    Top 5 Favorite Office Snacks

    Top 5 Favorite Office Snacks
    It's 3 p.m. and your tummy is rumbling... don't reach for that Snickers bar, which will fill you up for about 5 minutes until you're hungry again. We show you our top 5 favorite office snacks that keep you going until dinner and keep you healthy, too. Your body will thank you! #5: Nuts Cashews, peanuts, pine nuts, macadamias... anything will ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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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 7 years ago | Rated: +5
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    The Best Women-Run Blogs

    The Best Women-Run Blogs
    There are millions of blogs out there — how do you find ones worth your time? Sure, the number of Twitter followers is a good gauge of popularity, but there are plenty of exceptional reads flying under the radar. Whether writing about career advice, female empowerment or daily drama, here’s a list of 10 women-run blogs we love. 1) Penelope Trunk’s ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +5
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    High Heels: Exquisite Torture or Just Plain Torture?

    High Heels: Exquisite Torture or Just Plain Torture?
    Why do we love shoes that hurt us? In the workplace, heels are seen as a marker of professionalism. It's why so many of us come to work in our sneakers, flip flops or flats only to change into a pair of high heels upon arrival. We choose comfortable, wearable shoes to get us from point A to point B (smart!), ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +5
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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 about 7 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 8 years ago | Rated: +4
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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 8 years ago | Rated: +4
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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 about 7 years ago | Rated: +4
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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 8 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Daily Habits to Decrease Stress

    Daily Habits to Decrease Stress
    If your eating and sleeping habits are off kilter and you're finding yourself being irritable or grouchy, chances are you're overstressed. If you want to keep your stress levels in check, the best thing you can do is to work at getting healthy. Here are six tips to help relieve stress: 1. Get a Good Night's Sleep. Getting a good night's ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +4
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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 about 7 years ago | Rated: +4
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    7 Dos and Don'ts of Fighting Fair

    7 Dos and Don'ts of Fighting Fair
    How we fight sometimes says more about us than how we got into a fight in the first place. Living a conflict-free life, especially with a loved one, sounds nice but in reality is impossible. Not only that, but it's unhealthy. Disagreements from time to time, if dealt with maturely and with the requisite kindness, can actually help to strengthen the ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated: +4
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