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    How to Eat Better at Work

    How to Eat Better at Work
    Why is it so hard to eat right? “When you’re hungry, you’re not a philosopher,” explains Dr. Daisy Merey, a physician and authority on eating habits. Indeed, food - and especially the lack thereof - brings out our animal nature. And when we homo sapiens find ourselves in the artificial environment of the workplace, complete with its stresses, catered temptations, psychosocial ...
    Published over 10 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Stop. And Breathe!

    Stop. And Breathe!
    Last week was just a bear of a week for me. Professionally it turned out to be a great week, but as far as the ability to manage my time well enough to get things done, well lets just say that I would have to give my overall performance a thumbs down. My week started out the normal way things ...
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    Out at College, In at Work?

    Out at College, In at Work?
    In college, Ally Sega lived with her girlfriend and wrote papers on gay/lesbian issues. She was way out of the closet. After graduation, she found work at a day care center. A coworker said she "didn't like gay people, period," Sega recalls. "It was my first job, and I really wanted to do well. That scared me into the closet." Like ...
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    5 Ways to Get Organized Now

    5 Ways to Get Organized Now
    Organization comes easily to some people. And to others, not so much. That's why professional organizer Jeanine Baron estimates that it can take anywhere from six months to two years to whip a disorganized company (and its management and employees) into shape. When she meets with business leaders, they're often confused about how processes fell apart, and upset that they've lost ...
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    Work-Life Balance Tips: It Is Possible!

    Work-Life Balance Tips: It Is Possible!
    "My daughter Amber came home from camp this summer, and I almost didn't recognize her. She's 12, and honestly, she looks and acts like a teenager. Where did my little girl go? Got me thinking, you know? Soon she'll be 18, and she'll be gone. So this summer I've tried to spend a lot more time with her. But it just ...
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    Handle a Sabotaging Coworker

    Handle a Sabotaging Coworker
    We all like to think of our coworkers as friends, but what happens when you become the target of a coworker's dirty politics? Here are some strategies that can help you keep the peace without losing your edge, shared by fellow soldiers on the office wars' front lines. Take Precautions It is wise to have some good measures in place to ...
    Published over 10 years ago | Rated: +2
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    11 Office Ergonomic Tips for Easing Workplace Stress

    11 Office Ergonomic Tips for Easing Workplace Stress
    “No day in your working life will be so bad if you follow the right ergonomic techniques.” Usually, an employee working at the desk has a habit of working for longer hours without following proper ergonomic techniques. In order to avoid stress throughout the day and work with maximum alertness, you need to follow some ergonomic techniques. Ergonomic techniques are very ...
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    Attracted to Your New Hire

    Attracted to Your New Hire
    I recently recruited a woman for a sales position in our company. It was obvious from the start that there was a strong attraction between us. I find it hard to meet nice women, and I am afraid that if I don't pursue a romantic relationship with this one, I will be alone forever. Is it appropriate for me to ask ...
    Published over 10 years ago | Rated: +1
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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 ...
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    Take Advantage of Downtime at Work

    Take Advantage of Downtime at Work
    We often dream of having downtime at work. But when we actually get it, we don't know what to do. You should realize this is the perfect time to complete the tasks you've put off or to pick up some new skills. Stretch Yourself You may have passed on projects you did not feel you had the skills necessary to complete. ...
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    Workplace Gaffe? Make ‘Em Laugh!

    Workplace Gaffe? Make ‘Em Laugh!
    In my first admin job, I committed a gaffe I was certain would end my career. While sorting mail, I accidentally trashed the VP's paycheck. I figured I was doomed but wrote a last-ditch satirical news release about how to get the boss's attention, featuring my faux pas, and routed it to my coworkers. One shared it with the VP himself, ...
    Published over 10 years ago | Rated: +2
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    How to Boost Your Energy on the Job: No Red Bull Required

    How to Boost Your Energy on the Job: No Red Bull Required
    The best leaders are often known to have buoyant energy levels that make them excellent speakers. Here's how to follow in their footsteps The leaders featured in this weekly column are typically those who have the ability to energize their employees, customers, and colleagues by the way they communicate. But in addition to the specific language they use, the most inspiring ...
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    Ten CDs to Brighten Your Workday

    Ten CDs to Brighten Your Workday
    It's a gorgeous day, and you want nothing more than to be out and about having some fun. Only problem? You're stuck at your desk -- and it's only 9:15 in the morning. But if your boss lets you listen to music while you work, you're in luck. Give any one of the following 10 CDs a spin. They're guaranteed ...
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    Tips to Beat Job Burnout

    Tips to Beat Job Burnout
    One of the best ways to defeat burnout is to make your job more enjoyable. "That's impossible," you say. Not necessarily. Sometimes you just have to change how you think. No matter how boring or depressing your job may be at times, you have to find chances to laugh. Laughter breaks the tension of difficult situations. It helps cut the stress ...
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    Workplace Friendships: Asset or Liability?

    Workplace Friendships: Asset or Liability?
    Few would dispute the power that a true friendship has to enrich our lives. But what role should friendship play in the workplace? Is it smarter to keep your personal and professional lives separate or to purposely seek out and cultivate friendships on the job? The Pros and Cons Dr. Jan Yager, author of Friendshifts: The Power of Friendship and How ...
    Published almost 11 years ago | Rated: +5
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    True Work Romance Stories

    True Work Romance Stories
    Finding a romantic partner on the job represents the ultimate blending of your work and personal life. And some people are more successful at navigating this junction than others, as evidenced from the 60-plus Monster members who told us about their brushes with office romance. Many found spouses, while others came away with heartache, and the need to change jobs. These ...
    Published almost 11 years ago | Rated: +8
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    Office Excercises: Stretching

    Office Excercises: Stretching
    About Stretching Exercises Stretching exercises are thought to give you more freedom of movement to do the things you need to do and the things you like to do. Stretching exercises alone will not improve your endurance or strength. How Much, How Often? Stretch after you do your regularly scheduled strength and endurance exercises. If you can't do endurance or strength ...
    Published almost 11 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Balance Work and Life as an HR Professional

    Balance Work and Life as an HR Professional
    by Roberta Chinsky Matuson | Monster Contributing Writer Can an HR professional really have a career and family without tipping the scales? HR professionals are facing the same issues as the employees they support. But can they take advantage of the programs they administer? We asked three HR pros to explain how they keep it all in check. Spousal Support Meet ...
    Published almost 11 years ago | Rated: +3
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    I Got Drunk and Asked My Boss Out

    I Got Drunk and Asked My Boss Out
    by Roberta Chinsky Matuson | Monster Contributing Writer I work as a recruiter for a third-party agency. I recently attended a company sales meeting, where I had a few too many drinks. While somewhat intoxicated, I asked my boss out on a date. She said no, and things haven't been the same at work since. I really like the firm, and ...
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    Tips to Achieve Workplace Diversity

    Tips to Achieve Workplace Diversity
    by Dan Woog | Monster Contributing Writer It's taken a while, but these days most companies understand that employing a diverse workforce is not only the right thing to do, it's also good business. But good intentions are one thing. Actually hiring and promoting men and women with varied racial and ethnic backgrounds, religions and sexual orientations is another. Here's how ...
    Published almost 11 years ago | Rated: +1

Poll: How do you feel about crying at work?

Poll: How do you feel about crying at work?