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WORKING: Use It Or Lose It

Joshua Stewart - Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 10:26am

If you’re like lots of workers, you lost some vacation time at the end of the year. A Harris Interactive survey at the end of last year found many people forfeited some of their accumulated vacation time simply because...

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WORKING: Just One More Thing...

Joshua Stewart - Wednesday, January 18, 2012 - 9:50am

A job interview is as much about you your potential new employer selling you on their organization as it is about you selling yourself to them. Our work and career guru Brandon Smith says there’s some essential...

Signs Your Boss Doesn't Like You

Brandon Smith - Thursday, January 12, 2012 - 8:58am

Does your boss like you? And what if he or she doesn’t? What could that mean for you and your career? Simply put – really bad stuff could be in store for you. The horror stories I have heard from those whose bosses didn...

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WORKING: The Performance Review

Joshua Stewart - Thursday, January 12, 2012 - 8:55am

With the new year comes the annual gauntlet of performance reviews for many companies and employees. Many managers see them as one more task on a likely overloaded to-do list, and many employees dread going through the...

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WORKING: Where's Your Career Going?

Joshua Stewart - Wednesday, January 4, 2012 - 9:19am

It seems like a pretty easy question: What do you really like to do? But in the context of your job (and more broadly, your career), lots of us find it difficult to answer. Our career expert Brandon Smith says that’s...

Setting Inspirational Goals for 2012

Brandon Smith - Thursday, December 29, 2011 - 8:08am

‘Tis the season for goal setting, at least that has always been the case for me this time of year. In fact, my wife turned to me last night and said “so, what are your goals for 2012?” Before I share with you my...

What If You Had Only One Year To Live?

Brandon Smith - Wednesday, December 21, 2011 - 4:26am

What if you had only one year to live? I know… what a depressing thought, but hear me out. Let’s just say, solely for argument’s sake, you were told that your days were numbered and you only had a year left. What would...

Have You Forgotten Who You Are?

Brandon Smith - Wednesday, December 21, 2011 - 4:19am

Have you forgotten who you are? I’m not talking about the forgetfulness that accompanies a long night out or the foggy haze that results from pulling too many sleepless nights in a row. I’m talking about who you “really...

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WORKING: Career Derailers

Joshua Stewart - Tuesday, December 20, 2011 - 2:23am

As the year draws to a close, it’s time to think about those New Year’s resolutions. (OK, I admit, I haven’t figured any out yet, either.) Maybe there’s something in your working life that could use some attention....

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WORKING: Managing Your Online Self

Joshua Stewart - Tuesday, December 20, 2011 - 2:03am

Before you post that latest presidential election poll on Facebook and comment on how your candidate is doing, consider this: Your current (and maybe prospective) bosses could read that. And they might not share your...

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