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    10 Warning Signs of a Toxic Boss

    10 Warning Signs of a Toxic Boss
    We've all heard stories about the nightmare of working for a toxic boss. Some of us have even had the unique displeasure of doing so ourselves. Red flags to such behavior often appear as early as the interview process. We've compiled 10 warning signs of a toxic boss. Watch for them in the interview and you might be able to avoid ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +10
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    Best Cities to Ride Out a Recession

    Where the Jobs Are Worried about the future? You're not alone but it doesn't mean you're going to have start loading the family up in a truck and go pick grapes in California like John Steinbeck's Joad family in The Grapes of Wrath. What it does mean, though, is that even in a recession some communities will fare better than ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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    6 Outrageous Hiring Practices

    From the downright crazy, to the just plain fun, hiring practices sure are getting interesting. Some companies turned to virtual reality to recruit new employees, while others weeded out weaklings by raising the stakes – literally. But do some of these new hiring methods cross the line? Are HR departments taking advantage of a sour economy and desperate job seekers? ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Best Cities for HR Professionals #10: Oxnard, CA

    Best Cities for HR Professionals #10: Oxnard, CA
    As a quickly growing town, Oxnard offers many opportunities for enterprising, forward-thinking business people. Located on the California coast in between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, Oxnard is a casual seaside city filled with uncrowded beaches and plenty of outdoor activities. Oxnard is known for its strawberries and its annual California Strawberry Festival in May. [widget:no_more_health_benefits] Quick Facts Population: 180,872 High ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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    What Would You Do? 20 Ethical Dilemmas for Leaders

    What Would You Do? 20 Ethical Dilemmas for Leaders
    I’ve been watching an ABC News television series called “What Would You Do?" It’s a fascinating study of human behavior. Everyday people are secretly filmed in situations where they are faced with a choice, usually involving an actor or actors staging a scenario. It reminds me of “Scruples," the classic party game where players draw cards with a variety or moral ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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    10 Ways to Make Yourself Unfireable

    Make Yourself Unfireable Phew. You survived the culling. Or maybe your company has managed to dodge layoffs altogether — this time. Either way, you think you've made it. Unlike so many people you know, you won’t have to wrangle unemployment checks or cancel your cable — yet. But instead of smugly sitting at your desk, you should be figuring out ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +9
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    7 Ways to Make a Great First Impression

    7 Ways to Make a Great First Impression
    We have all heard this warning: 'You never get a second chance to make a good first impression.' In fact, psychologists caution that we only have from seven to seventeen seconds of interacting with strangers before they form an opinion of us. With this widely acknowledged pressure to 'make our case' instantly, here are seven tips for making your first impression ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +13
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    HRPeople's Layoff Survival Kit

    HRPeople's Layoff Survival Kit
    Being laid off is a tough situation to be in, especially on your confidence. If you've been let go, you really can't afford to let things slide. HRPeople has gathered the critical information for you, so you can get back on your feet quickly. Here's what you need to know to survive your job loss, and get back in the game! ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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    10 Ways You're Annoying Your Coworkers

    Everyone has something (or someone) that annoys him or her at work. It could be faulty equipment or coworkers who don’t pull their own weight. But nobody’s complaining about you, right? Not so fast. Even though your mom, friends, or significant other may worship the ground you walk on, there could be some people you work with who are far ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Twitter Mistakes to Avoid at Work

    A lot has been written about the revolutionary impact of Twitter: how it's changed the way we communicate, how it's connected us to one another and how it's increased transparency in everything we do. But as much as people love Twitter, there's growing concern about other impacts the social networking tool is having, especially when it comes to workplace productivity. ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +6
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    The ABCs of Handshake Etiquette

    Ahh, the shaking of hands. It sounds simple enough: Two hands meet and greet and do a little shake. Easy, right? Not so fast. Unfortunately, there are quite a few ways a handshake can go south. From an overly moist hand to a bone-crushing grip, handshakes come in all shapes and sizes — and only the best will hit the ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Measuring Training Effectiveness

    Measuring Training Effectiveness
    Delivering a training program is not enough, the cycle does not end there. Measuring the effectiveness of training programs gives a realistic idea of how effective the training program really has been, it’s technical preciseness nowithstanding. Today, we look at one of the most widely used tool for this purpose, which is Donald Kirspatrick’s four level model, for evaluating the impact ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    HRPeople's Networking Workshop

    HRPeople's Networking Workshop
    Welcome to our Networking Workshop. Your one stop shop for all of your networking needs — from tips and best practices to finding the right connections and making the most of your environment, we've got it covered. Are you just starting out? Find out why networking is especially crucial for new hires. Networking isn't that hard or complicated. We've made it ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Ask a Manager: 7 Qs and 7 Answers

    Ask a Manager: 7 Qs and 7 Answers
    I'm trying something new -- seven short answers to seven short questions, all in the same post: Company Won't Hire Former Employees of Competitor I applied for a job at a staffing agency and was told the particular company who was hiring wouldn't accept applicants who worked previously for their competitor even though I no longer work for them. Is that ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Office Exercises: Keep Fit While Sitting at Your Desk

    Office Exercises: Keep Fit While Sitting at Your Desk
    Introduction It's hard to stay in shape while sitting at a desk all day, but if you're not ready to give in to office worker body stereotypes just yet, we've got your back. One solution: mini-workouts at the office. In order to keep yourself healthier and more trim, consider adding these office-friendly exercises to your daily routine. If you add these ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Top 12 Development Goals for Leaders

    Top 12 Development Goals for Leaders
    I help a lot of leaders create individual development plans using some variation of this process. This time of year (January) is always especially busy. Although every leader I work with is unique, it seems like the development goals end up being somewhat common from year to year. To help you get a head start on your 2010 leadership development plan, ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Lying on the Employment Resume

    Lying on the Employment Resume
    Ever wanted to just erase your inglorious past as a Denny’s server and forget that unfortunate plate-smashing incident that got you fired? Have dreams of starting over as an advertising executive at a posh design firm? But you just don’t seem to have any actual advertising experience. Okay, maybe you’d be more of a success as a chef. After all, you’re ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +5
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    How to Dress (Successfully) for Work

    How to Dress (Successfully) for Work
    It's the great generational debate in Corporate America: What's O.K. to wear to the office? Tank tops and flip-flops? Or Hillary pantsuits? Must women blend in with the guys to be taken seriously? Or is it all right to show a little skin? Here are the dos and don’ts from a dozen Chicago women of all ages. Take a look, ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +8
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    7 Executive Resume Mistakes That Can Sink Your Job Search

    [photo:72554] If your job search strategy keeps running into a brick wall whenever you send out your executive resume or you are repeatedly receiving phone calls for lower paying positions that are below your capabilities, it may be time to re-examine your executive resume layout. One of the main things to remember is your executive resume is a strategic marketing tool ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Office Email Etiquette — Before You Hit Send

    Office Email Etiquette — Before You Hit Send
    If you’ve ever begged IT to stop a sent email in its tracks, or wasted an entire morning sifting through an unruly inbox, it might just be time for an email refresher course. In this age of BlackBerry-toting professionals connected by email around globe, it's crucial to abide by the written (and unwritten) rules of email communications. You don’t want to ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +3

Poll: How do you feel about crying at work?

Poll: How do you feel about crying at work?