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Learn From Your Bad Performance Review

Receiving a negative performance review can be demoralizing or even traumatic. If you think of yourself as a professional who wants to do the best job possible, you shouldn’t let a negative evaluation destroy your career.  More »

Considered Working as a Marketing & PR Coordinator?

This is a true career story as told to This interview will take you through the ups and downs you can expect as a Marketing & Public Relations Coordinator, what it takes to land the job, what you can expect to earn, and more.  More »

4 Earth-Friendly Contributions You Can Make at Work

When I'm at home, I take much more care about turning off lights, recycling, consuming less water, etc., than when I'm at work. But my attitude is changing! I came to the conclusion that since I ask my kids to recycle when they're at school, I better be fulfilling my end of the bargain at work. Here are some ways you can bring some green habits to work with you, too.  More »

Workplace Eye Safety: Practice Safe Sight on the Job

In honor of Workplace Eye Wellness Month, here are some practical safety tips to help protect your eyes on the job.  More »

Made a Mistake at Work? It's the Recovery That Matters

Remember how Christina Aguilera messed up the national anthem at the Super Bowl? It offers this valuable lesson for your career and your job search: Mistakes can and will happen. You can either allow them to define you, or you can recover and move forward.  More »

Poll: Which Bad TV Boss Would You Work for?

The bad boss has always been a staple TV character. Bewitched had wimpy Larry Tate. Taxi had tyrannical Louie DePalma. Today's bad bosses may have better dialogue and more complex personalities, but, decades later, TV is still rife with bad bosses. Which TV boss would you choose if you had to work with one?  More »

How Much Do You Socialize at Work?

Most of us place some sort of value on interacting with our coworkers about stuff that has nothing to do with work. Sure, there are employers who try to discourage all socializing during the workday. So, we'd like to find out: How often you and your colleague socialize at work? Please vote in our poll and add a comment.  More »

The Workplace is No Place for a Generational Divide

A controversial blog post claims that any 20-something member of Generation Y can do a job better than anyone who's older. Here's why the post is wrong, and guilty of widening a generational divide in the workplace.  More »

Celebrate National Work from Home Week Oct. 1-7, 2010

Friday marks the start of National Work from Home Week (Oct. 1-7, 2010). Although we think of working from home as a fairly recent phenomenon, it's really nothing new. Heck, there was a time when almost everybody worked from home. They were called farmers. Here are some arguments to help your employer recognize the modern benefits of telecommuting.  More »

JetBlue Flight Attendant Flipout: Can You Relate?

Yesterday, in what has to be the most dramatic, non-violent, public job resignation ever, JetBlue flight attendant Steven Slater dropped a few F-bombs over the loudspeaker, grabbed a beer from the galley, engaged the inflatable emergency chute, slid down to the runway, hopped in his car, and drove home. (He'd had a bad day at work.)  More »
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