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Career & WorkCharm School for Your Career
bed people the wrong way. If only he had attended charm school. Listen up, class. Joe's not alone. Many of you are sabotaging your own careers simply by lacking people skills -- not competence. Truth is, it's hard to get ahead when you're not well-l...
Author:Marty NemkoDate:03/25/14Click:7668 Full Story »
Career & WorkThe Seven Saving Graces for Managers
In managerial and executive success, it is what comes after the but that is important. Executives are generally hard-charging drivers with rough edges. They are often not out to please people but are focused on getting things done. What does the res...
Author:George HallenbeckDate:03/25/14Click:7668 Full Story »
Career & WorkFour Ways to Keep Your Job in a Slowing Job Market
Whether chatting with co-workers or watching the evening news, the looming recession seems an impossible topic to avoid. With such talk comes a heightened sense of anxiety: Just how safe is my job? Recessions and unemployment have long gone hand in...
Author:Aleksandra TodorovaDate:03/25/14Click:7668 Full Story »
Career & WorkHow to Get Hired by a 'Best Company'
Think you'd like to work for one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For? Good luck. A few require applicants to jump through peculiar hoops, like the notorious test at Microsoft that poses questions like, How many golf balls can fit in a school bus?...
Author:Anne FisherDate:03/25/14Click:7668 Full Story »
Career & WorkThe Entrepreneurship Myth
Entrepreneurship creates jobs and drives the U.S. economy, making smart founders and savvy investors rich in the process, right? Not so, says Scott Shane, professor of entrepreneurial studies at Case Western University and author of The Illusions of...
Author:John TozziDate:03/25/14Click:7668 Full Story »
Career & WorkQuick Ways To Save Time
By playing it smart, you can boost productivity at work, says leadership coach Stephanie Winston, author of Organized for Success. To save time: Try the fast exit. When John Reed was chairman of Citicorp, staffers noticed he dropped into their offic...
Author:Cord CooperDate:03/25/14Click:7668 Full Story »
Career & WorkGet A Grip On Your Team
Team goals are critical. To make sure they're reached, give effective performance reviews. When meeting with workers, keep long-term objectives in mind, says human resources exec Paul Falcone, lead author of Productive Performance Appraisals. To imp...
Author:Cord CooperDate:03/25/14Click:7668 Full Story »
Career & WorkBreak Your Career Slump
Career slumps don't happen overnight. So it's no surprise that people often spend a decade in a chosen field only to figure out they're not doing what they want. After working her way up the corporate ladder to become a vice president of marketing,...
Author:Adelia Cellini LinecDate:03/25/14Click:7668 Full Story »
Career & WorkWhirlpool to Close Plants, Cut 1250 Jobs
Whirlpool to Lay Off 1,250 Employees As It Closes Plants in Tennessee and Mexico BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Household appliance maker Whirlpool Corp. said Thursday it will close two of its refrigerator manufacturing plants, affecting 1,250 employe...
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Career & WorkSuper Bowl: Some Brands Play, Some Pass
Some Play, Others Pass on Super Bowl Ads Deciding whether to splurge on a Super Bowl commercial is one of the biggest calls marketing teams make each year. A glance at some who are playing and some who are passing for this year's game: ANHEUSER-BUSC...
Author:The Associated PressDate:03/25/14Click:7668 Full Story »
Career & WorkMonster Worldwide Employment Index Dips
Monster Worldwide Heads Lower on Downgrade, Decline in January Employment Index NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of Monster Worldwide Inc. slipped on Thursday, after an analyst downgraded the job Web site operator and the company's January employment index s...
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Career & WorkA Snapshot of Fed Players
A Who's Who of the Federal Reserve Policymakers Who Hold Power Over Your Pocketbook WASHINGTON (AP) -- The men and women who hold considerable sway over your money sit on the Federal Open Market Committee, whose interest-rate decisions ripple throug...
Author:Jeannine AversaDate:03/25/14Click:7668 Full Story »
Career & WorkNYC Wants Workplace Discrimination Ban
NYC Asks Companies to End Sexual Orientation Discrimination NEW YORK (AP) -- City officials on Tuesday called on two dozen companies that have collectively received billions of dollars of local pension investments to ban workplace discrimination bas...
Author:Clare TrapassoDate:03/25/14Click:7668 Full Story »
Career & WorkTen Jobs You Didn't Know You Wanted
What's in the perfect job? Money, of course, matters, but it isn't the only measure of an awe-inspiring career. Creative opportunities, healthy interaction, a good challenge from time to time, and other intangible rewards all count, too. FastCompan...
Author:April JoynerDate:03/25/14Click:7669 Full Story »
Career & WorkYahoo to Lay Off 1,000 Workers
Yahoo 4Q Profit Drops 23 Pct, Company to Lay Off 1,000 Workers SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Yahoo Inc.'s financial funk deepened at the end of 2007, prompting the slumping Internet icon to draw up plans to lay off as many as 1,000 workers. The Sunnyvale-ba...
Author:Michael LiedtkeDate:03/25/14Click:7669 Full Story »
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