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    Answers to the U.S. Women's History IQ Quiz

    Answers to the U.S. Women's History IQ Quiz
    In honor of Women's History Month, AdminSecret wanted to test your U.S. Women's History IQ knowledge. 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 U.S. Women's History IQ quiz, go take it first. See answers on the next page... [page] 1) In 1848, The U.S. Women’s Rights ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rate This
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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 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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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 about 8 years ago | Rated: -1
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    Why Diversity Effectiveness is More Important Than Diversity Training

    Why Diversity Effectiveness is More Important Than Diversity Training
    Businesses and organizations need to move beyond awareness of diversity toward empowering employees to become highly effective in diverse work environments. Global realities create highly diverse work environments which require new skills to deal with "deep diversity." Dr. Brent MacNab of the University of Sydney explains, "Diversity training used to focus mainly on issues like gender and ethnicity. These aspects of ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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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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    Office Extremes: How Flexible Should Our Work Schedule Be?

    Office Extremes: How Flexible Should Our Work Schedule Be?
    The Human Services and Public Health Department of Hennepin County, Minnesota, has taken the idea of a flexible work schedule to its logical extreme: Hennepin County is practicing what's called a results-only work environment, or ROWE, which gives everyone in a company the freedom to do their job when and where they want, as long as the work gets done. The ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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    It Pays to Listen: Management Talks

    It Pays to Listen: Management Talks
    If 2009 was characterised by staff worrying about whether they will keep their jobs, in 2010 - which is showing tentative signs of recovery - the boot could be on the other foot. This time, it is employers that could be worrying about how they manage to keep hold of the talented staff, the ones that survived the recession, but who ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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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 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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    New Discount for AdminSecret Members!

    New Discount for AdminSecret Members!
    We're very excited to announce a new partnership with agreeAdate! They will be offering AdminSecret members 25% off the cost of their upgraded service - but the normal service is totally free, so user-friendly and easy for participants. How does agreeAdate work? agreeAdate will send a personalised email invitation to your invitees containing a link to your reply page. The form ...
    Published almost 8 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 8 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 ->>_** ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rate This
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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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    $30 One Way: Airlines Offer Deep Cuts on Fares

    $30 One Way: Airlines Offer Deep Cuts on Fares
    A trio of discount airlines led by Southwest on Tuesday rolled out some of the lowest fares seen in years. Southwest (LUV) is offering one-way fares of $30 on routes up to 400 miles, $60 on flights up to 750 miles and $90 on longer routes. The prices, which don't include taxes and fees, are good for travel between Sept. 9 ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Admin Fired for Eating Boss' Food

    Admin Fired for Eating Boss' Food
    I have heard of some pretty damn stupid reasons for getting fired, but this one is up there on the top ten list. A German secretary, 59-year-old Magdalene, was charged with putting together a buffet of food for her boss and some of his guests. After setting up, she ate a frikadelle (a kind of German meatball, apparently) and two halves ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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    10 Black Women Who Are Leading the Way in Business

    In honor of Black History Month, AdminSecret presents ten African American women who are leading the way in business. From CEOs and VPs to philanthropists and mentors, these executives have made it to the top of their fields, challenging stereotypes and forging the path for generations to come. They're an inspiration, not just to the black community, but to everyone. ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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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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    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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    Work Less, Accomplish More

    Work Less, Accomplish More
    If you're feeling overworked, overwhelmed or just plain over it, the following time-management tips can help you maximize your productivity so you can accomplish more -- and get home earlier. Separate Work from Home "Between responding to personal emails, instant messaging and fielding cellphone calls from my kids, it can get very hard to stay focused on the tasks at hand," ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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    This Just In: People Hate Mondays

    This Just In: People Hate Mondays
    Thanks to that exact form of science known as “monitoring people on Facebook,” we now have conclusive proof that people hate Mondays. Those of us with jobs know this already, but for some reason people seem to believe things whenever there’s a study to back it up. The Facebook team charted status updates on particular days to see when people were ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Want a Chance to Win $500 Just for Using AdminSecret?

    Frequently Asked Questions: AdminSecret's Spring Is Greener Promotion Do I need to register more than once? No How do I increase my odds of winning? Simply sign into your AdminSecret account once a day through March 31, 2010 to be entered again to win. If you allow your browser to save your log-in information, you will need to click "Sign out" ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rate This
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