Work/Life Balance >> Browse Articles

Browse Finance & Family Articles

  • Rate

    Manage Your Work Flow to Avoid Admin Burnout

    Manage Your Work Flow to Avoid Admin Burnout
    I actually resist making lists, except when I am absolutely and completely overwhelmed, because the things that I really want to get done - wake up to my true nature, live in love, experience the fullness of life - never seem to make it onto the list,” laments comedian/actress/author/writer/artist Beth Lapides, who wrote Did I Wake You? “When I have too ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rate This
  • +1

    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 about 8 years ago | Rated: +1
  • Rate

    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 8 years ago | Rate This
  • +4

    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
  • Rate

    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 ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rate This
  • Rate

    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 about 8 years ago | Rate This
  • +2

    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 over 8 years ago | Rated: +2
  • +1

    5 Easy Ways to Make Money Even if You're Unemployed

    5 Easy Ways to Make Money Even if You're Unemployed
    As unemployment continues to rise, everyone is looking for other ways to bring in some money while still searching for another job.  Although a job is the conventional way to earn money, sometimes you need to think outside the box or search outside your comfort zone in order to try something new and bring in a little bit of money ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
  • Rate

    Résumés For Those Over 50 Often Need Makeovers

    Résumés For Those Over 50 Often Need Makeovers
    After LaRue Diaforli lost her secretarial job, she dusted off her résumé and sent it far and wide. But the detailed description of her 30-year work history wasn't getting her any interviews. "No telephone calls. No e-mails. It was complete silence," the Dallas woman recalled. Like other job hunters over 50, Ms. Diaforli figured she was running into the misconceptions ...
  • Rate

    Are You Worried About Job Security?

    Are You Worried About Job Security?
    We are living in troubling economic times. The world economy seems to be having a melt down. Big companies are going down the tubes, people are losing their jobs and all of us are wondering what the future holds for us and is there hope that we will keep our job? The answer to all these questions is "we just don't ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rate This
  • Rate

    Hillary Clinton’s Lessons for Working Women

    Hillary Clinton’s Lessons for Working Women
    “Iron my shirt.” Yes, a man actually said that to Hillary Clinton at a campaign stop. It’s huge that she made it as far in the 2008 presidential campaign as she did, but as that barb and this MSNBC article point out (which contains photographic proof of the ironing remark), her historic campaign revealed that, as far as working women have ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rate This
  • Rate

    Need It Now: A Waterproof, Spill-Proof Keyboard

    Need It Now: A Waterproof, Spill-Proof Keyboard
    Kensington Unveils It's Waterproof, Spill-Proof Keyboard Many people as they start their workday need to have their morning cup of coffee or in Design & Development Manager Nate Ende’s case a pot of coffee. While enjoying their morning coffee people also run the risk of the dreaded accidental spill on the keyboard. These spills will ruin your everyday keyboard or at ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rate This
  • +4

    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 almost 9 years ago | Rated: +4
  • Rate

    New Year’s Resolutions? Put Some Teeth Into Yours!

    New Year’s Resolutions? Put Some Teeth Into Yours!
    It’s that time of year when we hear about the importance of New Year’s Resolutions. We all know and have heard about a million times the importance of goal setting. But, hey, can we get real here? Entrepreneur to entrepreneur. Salesperson to salesperon. You KNOW that you probably won’t reach all those ultra-lofty goals no matter how enthusiastic you are on ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rate This
  • Rate

    Stress-Relieving Home Decor Ideas on a Budget

    Stress-Relieving Home Decor Ideas on a Budget
    Kim Danger, nationally-recognized savings expert and founder of www.mommysavers.com, has teamed up with Uniroyal Tire to release a series of e-books for the frugal-minded. The team’s e-books and videos can be found here, and they are available for free. My latest e-book, Pamper Yourself for Less, is all about making yourself a priority and creating some “me time.” The best place ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
  • Rate

    Going Green at Your Desk

    Going Green at Your Desk
    “Going Green” is becoming more and more popular but what exactly does it mean to “go green”? It seems like every person and/or company has a different definition of what it means – contains xx% post-consumer waste, xx% recycled content, made from sustainable sources, etc. I think the easiest way to define ‘going green’ is – changing your actions to improve ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rate This
  • Rate

    Green Your Commute

    Green Your Commute
    If we’ve learned anything from Al Gore, it is that each of us has a responsibility to protect Earth. But can your individual effort amount to much in the face of multinational polluters and doom-and-gloom projections? Sure, it can. To get you started, here are some tips for making your work commute more environmentally friendly. h4. Work from Home More than ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rate This
  • +4

    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
  • +2

    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 over 8 years ago | Rated: +2
  • +1

    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 over 8 years ago | Rated: +1
AdminSecret School Finder

Save time in your search for a degree program. Use AdminSecret's School Finder to locate schools online and in your area.


* In the event that we cannot find a program from one of our partner schools that matches your specific area of interest, we may show schools with similar or unrelated programs.

Recent Activity

Photo_user_blank_big
romanico received the quiz result of "21-50% correct: Good effort", 4 days ago.
Photo_user_blank_big
tmiller received the quiz result of "Satisfactory", 9 days ago.
003_max30
new2admin gave a thumbs down to The Article "6 Ways Finding a Dream Job Is Like Finding Your Soul Mate", 10 days ago.
Photo_user_blank_big
kinsh1987 received the quiz result of "Legal Secretary ", 11 days ago.
Contactphoto-img_20141211_175940_max30
LoraJ commented on: "Lora Coats", about 1 month ago.