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Are you catty at work?

Let’s be honest here. Even the most confident, self-assured woman is stricken by a little jealousy at times. Maybe it’s something petty, like the last available chair at the meeting getting snatched by her. (Read more)

At work & school

Dealing with co-worker rivalry

You’re an adult in a professional environment. But, don’t be fooled. If you’re young and successful, you’re bound to come by a few catty, intimidated women in the work place. Here’s your way to deal. Smile. People who attack others are confused when kindness is a comeback. They expect you to fight back… to stoop down to their level. (Read more)

At work & school

How Facebook can get you into trouble at work

 Oh, the wonderful era of social networking. We all love it. In fact, we can’t get enough of it. But if not used wisely, social networking sites like Facebook can and will get you into a bit of a pickle at work. Rule of thumb: If you wouldn’t say or show it to your mother, keep it off Facebook. Whether it’s that inappropriate picture of you in an itsy bitsy bikini or that crude status you wrote a week ago, all the content you put on Facebook will forever be saved in the wonderful world of Internet. (Read more)

At work & school

Five tips for a recent grad 

A degree doesn’t guarantee a job: So you’ve done it. You’ve attended class day in and day out, and now you’ve graduated. Great. Pat yourself in the back and realize you’re now part of a society full of college graduates that are desperately searching for jobs. That little piece of paper you’ll get in the mail means close to nothing to employers. As long as you know that, you’ll know to try hard enough to get the job you deserve. (Read more)

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