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5 Reasons Why Office Parties Matter

There is plenty of advice out there about office parties filled with cautionary tales involving too much egg nog.  This is sound advice, but it kind of frames holiday parties as a kind of necessary evil; a minefield best entered and exited cautiously. But office parties are also important tools for career development, management finesse, and […]

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5 Tips for a Better Relationship with the IT Guy

The IT guy in your office might be a perfectly likable member of the team.  But in many offices, he or she is an odd, introverted person that pops up every once in a while to tell you what you’ve done wrong with your computer. The gap between IT and the rest of us has […]

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Internal Meetings Part II: 5 Ways to Buck the Blackberry

There’s nothing more contentious than meetings. Internal meetings. We’ve all been in the gatherings where blackberry typing, pastry eating, and PowerPoints both seem to suck our time away, but in such a passive, friendly way that we don’t mind. How do we make this workplace institution better. Turns out there’s no way to address it […]

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Desktops: What Does Yours Say About You?

Today, the definition of the ‘the office’ can mean wildly different things to different people.  For some, it’s about a view. For others, it’s all about the gadgets or even a representation of who they are as a person.  We found a photostream that is devoted solely to people’s “desks”.  There are many that are […]

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Peggy Klaus on Recession-Proofing Your Career

Peggy Klaus trains professionals worldwide at leading companies that include Credit Suisse, Disney, UNICEF, and Kaiser Permanente. Author of BRAG! The Art of Tooting Your Own Horn Without Blowing It, she is regularly featured in a wide range of media including the Today Show, 20/20, BusinessWeek, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and […]

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