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Are You In The Norm?
With the explosion of smartphones and tablets, it should come as no surprise to find out that we spend a lot of time checking our work email when we’re not even in the office.
But just how much do we do it?
Are You Annonying?
Sure, we all get annoyed at the boss from time to time, but keep in mind that that frustration can go both ways. If you want to excel at work, get promotions, get raises, have good things happen to you and such, take a look at these five things that really annoy bosses and don’t do t…
A Cake Resignation
Just about everyone has dreamt about quitting a job in a grand fashion. Not only was Chris Holmes able to pull off a splashy exit from his nine-to-five as a border control agent at London's Stansted Airport, but he was able to do so in a way that should drum up some business for his new en…
5 tips for a new job
The job market is pretty tight right now, so most days you’re probably thankful just to have a job that pays. But somewhere down the road that may not be enough. You may find yourself looking for a new position, even as you continue to hold down your current one. There are certain th…
It's The Networking
As soon as you knew you wanted (or needed) a new job, you got on Facebook and let all your friends and connections there know what you could do and that you were available, right? You probably also went straight to LinkedIn and quickly made a profile there so people could find the awesomely producti…
Can You Be Fired for What You Post on Facebook?
Most of us intuitively know that insulting your boss on Facebook is probably not the best idea, but what about other job-related opinions we have? More to the point, can you be fired for posting them?
A recent National Labor Relations Board hearing found that “overly broad” company policies regarding…
Could Not Being On Facebook Cost You A Job?
Between falling stock prices, continued privacy concerns and an admission that a good chunk of its profiles are fake, Facebook has had a rough few months. But before you drop your Facebook account, consider this: employers may view potential hires who aren’t on the social n…

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