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    Telecommuting to Spare the Air

    Telecommuting to Spare the Air
    There’s a lot of focus on greening our workplaces. From cutting paper and energy consumption to dedicated recycling efforts, companies are finding innovative ways to trim costs and limit environmental impact at the same time. A wholly separate initiative also gaining traction is the shift from traditional office hours to flexible work, with companies and governments alike implementing alternative work arrangements ...
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    How Body Language Can Make (or Break) a Job Interview

    How Body Language Can Make (or Break) a Job Interview
    Savvy job seekers know how important choosing the right words is when we communicate with prospective employers --but what about nonverbal communication? "You could be saying how great you are," says image consultant and "Hello Job! How to Psych Up, Suit Up, & Show Up" author Alison Craig, "but your body could be giving your true feelings away." Mark Bowden, the ...
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    Associate of Science in Medical Assisting

    Associate of Science in Medical Assisting
    An Associate of Science in medical assisting combines clinical training with classroom education. The program typically takes 1-2 years to complete, and a degree is awarded after successfully passing a minimum number of academic units. While there are on-the-job-training and certificate programs for medical assisting, an Associate of Science in medical assisting goes a step beyond by increasing the classroom education. ...
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    5 Ways to Get and Stay Organized

    5 Ways to Get and Stay Organized
    Getting organized is on many a busy professional’s to-do list. But once you’ve set up systems to tame the clutter, staying organized can be a continual challenge. “You are always going in 10 different directions,” says admin-turned-author Jamie Novak, who wrote 1,000 Best Quick and Easy Organizing Secrets. “You are interrupted often, plus you need to keep everything at your fingertips, ...
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    10 Tips to Boost Your Interview Skills

    10 Tips to Boost Your Interview Skills
    Even the smartest and most qualified job seekers need to prepare for job interviews. Why, you ask? Interviewing is a learned skill, and there are no second chances to make a great first impression. So study these 10 strategies to enhance your interview skills. 1. Practice Good Nonverbal Communication It's about demonstrating confidence: standing straight, making eye contact and connecting with ...
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    How to Make Sure a Hiring Manager Isn't Lying

    How to Make Sure a Hiring Manager Isn't Lying
    The job market is still tight, but there are some recent signs of life. Some companies are beginning to hire, and many of you are ready to pounce. You’ve been waiting for your first chance to get the hell out of where you are now; or you just want to land any job after being unemployed for months. This creates a ...
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    Questions to Ask Yourself When Changing Careers

    Questions to Ask Yourself When Changing Careers
    In the past, people often called Boston career coach Randi Bussin because they were thinking about changing careers. In 2009, most of her clients had to change careers due to layoffs, cutbacks or company closures. With whole sectors shrinking, from financial to automotive, many workers couldn't find another job in their current field and had to tweak their resumes to support ...
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    Is "Older and Wiser" Only True for Men?

    Is "Older and Wiser" Only True for Men?
    Some experts say age discrimination can begin as early as when the worker turns 40. In 2001, outplacement firm Drake Beam Morin found that once workers reach their 50s, they might have to: p.(1)Take twice as much time to find a new job. p.(2)Move from large corporate environments to smaller businesses. p.(3) Settle for a lower salary if they change jobs. ...
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    Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration

    Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration
    Do you wind up the leader of almost every group project you get involved in? Do other people frequently ask you for financial advice? Do you watch _"The Apprentice"_ and similar TV shows and say to yourself, "I could do better than all these people"? You might never get to be the president of a multi-billion-dollar company, but businesses all over ...
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    Change Your Career While at Work Today

    Change Your Career While at Work Today
    If you’re jonesing for a new career in 2010, you’re not alone. A surprising statistic from Robert Half International’s 2009 Employment Dynamics and Growth Expectations (EDGE) Report revealed that more than half of employees plan to make a career change or go back to school as soon as the economy recovers. Given those aspirations, you might want to take steps now ...
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    Why Volunteering Could Get You Hired

    Why Volunteering Could Get You Hired
    As the program coordinator of NeighborScapes’s Civic Leadership Corps for low-income youth from 14 to 24 years old, and as an AmeriCorps VISTA about to complete her year-long term, I’ve been talking- and hearing- a lot about volunteering lately. The arguments for volunteering are many and well-known- it makes you feel good, it’s needed, it’s a way to give back to ...
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    After the Interview: 4 Ways to Follow Up

    After the Interview: 4 Ways to Follow Up
    You had your interview, and you the way it ended left you hopeful. Now comes what is often the most agonizing part of the job hunt: waiting for the hiring manager to call. But you still have some control over the process. Experts offer the following advice on maximizing your chances for success: (Have an interview coming up? First read important ...
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    Bachelor of Science in Human Resources

    Bachelor of Science in Human Resources
    Human resource management covers a wide variety of tasks and functions within an organization, including: recruiting and hiring, employee compensation and benefits, corporate policy, employee assistance, and training. Within the field of human resource management there is an endless list of possible jobs. Some of these include: recruiters, EEO officers, employer relations specialist, benefits managers, training and development managers, and labor ...
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    Women Are Changing How America Works

    Women Are Changing How America Works
    One of the most profound changes in the U.S. economy in the last fifty years has been the emergence of women’s economic clout—as both breadwinners and consumers. Women and Diversity WOW! Facts, published by the Business Women’s Network, provides some thought-provoking reminders of what we’ve accomplished in half a century. Marketing Clout Did you know: • Women bring in half or ...
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    Keeping Your Online Identity Professional

    Keeping Your Online Identity Professional
    Facebook recently started a new group called the “six degrees of separation”. An ambitious undertaking, the leader asked each participant to send a group notice to everyone in his or her contact list in order to determine if it was possible to contact every single person on Facebook (over 30 million viewers) with six or fewer connections. I am not sure ...
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    Getting Women Up the Leadership Pipeline

    There's a lot of talk about the pipeline -- that magical conveyer belt that calls a select few up toward the top of organizations. The pipeline is critically important for women, who in most organizations are notably absent from it. This underrepresentation of eligible females is often cited as the excuse for everything from pay inequity and the shortage of women ...
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    Self-Promotion Power Plays

    Self-Promotion Power Plays
    Diane Contrisciano is a poster child for self-promotion. She began her career as a secretary in the marketing department at Mellon Financial Corp. in Philadelphia. Soon, she was one of two employees tapped to build the office’s marketing and planning department from the ground up. “We learned by the seat of our pants,” Contrisciano recalls. Since then, she has climbed the ...
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    13 Worst Networking Mistakes

    13 Worst Networking Mistakes
    You wouldn't wear jeans to a job interview, but do you pay as much attention to job-hunting etiquette when networking? If you're approaching potential contacts in an offhand way, you may be putting them off entirely. Learn what the most common networking mistakes are so you don't have to make them. 1. Waiting Many people start networking only after they've lost ...
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    5 Ways to Keep Your Networking Skills Fresh

    5 Ways to Keep Your Networking Skills Fresh
    Everyone has been telling you to network in your job search, right? What exactly does that mean, though? How does talking to people about the fact you don’t have a job get you a job? Here are five ways to make networking work for you: 1. Mix It Up Don’t, I repeat, don’t go to the same places with the same ...
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    How Do I Get into Management?

    MONSTER MEMBER MARILYN ASKS: I am a hard worker with my eye on the grand prize: A promotion into management within the next year. I graduated from college two years ago with a great GPA and two good internships under my belt, and I was hired right away into a midsize consumer products firm. When I was first hired, my new ...
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