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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 about 8 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 about 7 years ago | Rated: +9
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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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    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 about 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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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 over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    10 Things You Must Know When Planning Your Company Picnic

    10 Things You Must Know When Planning Your Company Picnic
    After producing literally hundreds of picnics for every size company, I have found that there are issues any savvy admin must address. Below are some of the most important and often overlooked issues in planning a summer picnic for your group: 1. Cost: If you do not have at least $50 per person to spend for a company picnic (of 75 ...
    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 almost 8 years ago | Rated: +8
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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 about 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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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 over 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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    6 Bad Habits to Blame on Technology

    6 Bad Habits to Blame on Technology
    Technology pretty much runs our lives these days. From our work life to our home life, we have computers, phones, and gadgets helping us with our daily routine. But is technology taking over and shifting our societal norms? Is too much technology a bad thing? Sometimes we are so used to relying on technology to help us out, we forget how ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +2
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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 over 6 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Gorgeous 2011 Letterpress Calendars

    The new year is a time for looking back, reflecting, and then looking forward to the year ahead. What better way to celebrate how far you've come with a lovely little handcrafted calendar to mark your accomplishments this year? The calendars we've picked for 2011 all have that wonderful, unusual, discovering-a-new-boutique feeling — Enjoy! A note from the creator: "A collaboration ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +1
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    10 Things You Should Never Say to Your Boyfriend

    Sometimes it's best just to keep your mouth shut You pride yourself on your open, honest relationship. But that doesn't mean you should blurt out any thought that comes to mind. Sometimes, a comment that seems perfectly harmless to you might be hurtful, awkward or just plain irritating to your boyfriend. AdminSecret has identified 10 such comments. Ignore us at ...
    Published over 7 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 over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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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 about 8 years ago | Rated: +6
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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 over 8 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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    3 Ways Strong Women Ruin a Relationship

    3 Ways Strong Women Ruin a Relationship
    Are you a woman with a lot going for her in all areas except in love and relationships? Do men stop calling or withdraw after a few dates or tell you they’re not interested or don’t feel the right chemistry with you? Your intelligence and ambition may have gotten you where you are in your life and career, but are those ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rate This
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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 over 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 over 8 years ago | Rated: +4
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