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Here's The Danger Of Getting Things Done Too Early

Here's The Danger Of Getting Things Done Too Early

It's called 'precrastination,' and it's a real thing

'Precrastination' may cause performance to decrease in quality as people rush to complete tasks, and also results in less time for cognitive processing. Read More »

Handshake to Set Yourself Apart

Handshake to Set Yourself Apart

Stand 18 inches apart in New York, 24 in Cheyenne

A handshake can communicate more than you think. Here are some tips for making the best possible impression from the get-go. Read More »

You're Just Not Right. So?

You're Just Not Right. So?

Coming to terms with criticism

On the importance of having a thick skin: Criticism can cripple you, but only if you repeat it to yourself. Read More »

4 Tips for Networking to Change Fields

4 Tips for Networking to Change Fields

What to do and say to make connections for a career switch

By connecting with people in your desired field, you just might network yourself into a job. Here are four tips for how to do it. Read More »

5 Lesser-Known Email Etiquette Rules You Might Be Breaking

5 Lesser-Known Email Etiquette Rules You Might Be Breaking

Can we have a moratorium on "gentle reminders?"

Here are five lesser-known email etiquette breaches that you might still make. Read More »

Skills Spotlight: Data Entry and 10 Related Positions

Skills Spotlight: Data Entry and 10 Related Positions

Word processors, library assistants, and more

Some important competencies and skills in data entry include: clerical, customer and personal service, and experience with computers and electronics. Read More »

Ax Throw, Log Climb at Adirondack Lumberjack Class

Ax Throw, Log Climb at Adirondack Lumberjack Class

Curriculum includes "history of axes"

The annual Adirondack Woodsmen's School teaches students lumberjack skills like sawing, chopping, ax throwing, log boom running and pole climbing. Read More »

How to Break the Office Dress Code

How to Break the Office Dress Code

Your style can project confidence over conformity on the job

A new Harvard study shows that the person who breaks the workplace style rules gets rewarded. If it’s done right, that is. Read More »

4 Ways to Get Over Your Fear of Cold Calls

4 Ways to Get Over Your Fear of Cold Calls

Follow this step-by-step guide to banish fear of cold calls

Tips for using the phone effectively as a networking tool rather than wasting time at endless networking events. Read More »

The Best Ways to Work a Room for Job Hunting

The Best Ways to Work a Room for Job Hunting

12 tips to boost your confidence

Many people are uncomfortable with the thought of going to events with potential contacts who could be resources. Here are 12 tips to boost your confidence. Read More »

The Do's and Don'ts of Networking

The Do's and Don'ts of Networking

Networking is a two-way street

Building up a good network doesn’t happen overnight. Business professionals need a better understanding about what networking is and isn’t. Read More »

Running With the Bulls

Running With the Bulls

The better trained your runners, the more likely they will succeed

Like many work environments, the trading floor is a fast-paced place. Take the time to debrief and provide context. Your workers will be better for it. Read More »

Translating Small-Talk

Translating Small-Talk

What is said vs. what is heard

Here are a few translations of the double-speak you probably hear at work on a regular basis. Read More »

Workplace Bullies Are Running Amok

Workplace Bullies Are Running Amok

Here’s how you can turn the tables at last

In a new survey, more than 96 percent said they have experienced bullying on the job. What’s more, the bully usually wins. Here’s how to turn the tables. Read More »

Your Time Is Your Life:  6 Tips To Boost Your Productivity and Achieve Success

Your Time Is Your Life: 6 Tips To Boost Your Productivity and Achieve Success

If you want to manage your life, you need to manage time

If you don't schedule time in your calendar for your priorities, they won't happen. Read More »

Skills Spotlight: Financial And Planning Services And 10 Target Occupations

Skills Spotlight: Financial And Planning Services And 10 Target Occupations

What it takes to work in finance

Here's what you need to get a job in finance, planning and 10 related occupations. Read More »

6 Office Kitchen Etiquette Guidelines

6 Office Kitchen Etiquette Guidelines

You know you've done at least one of these

Working in close proximity to others requires a communal mindset. What does that really mean? Read More »

60-Second Coach: Why a Career Tweak May Be All The Change You Need

60-Second Coach: Why a Career Tweak May Be All The Change You Need

'Desperately seeking job ... but have no experience'

Making a career change or tweak. Of special interest to educators and HR people but broadly applicable, including to self-employment. Read More »

How to Handle Tough Conversations At Work

How to Handle Tough Conversations At Work

Are you a topper or a plusser? Become a first-class listener

Not-so-obvious yet important tips for communicating in difficult situations. Read More »

25% Of People Regret Sharing Selfies

25% Of People Regret Sharing Selfies

"Selfie" is in the dictionary now, by the way

According to Happify, a site that helps you learn to be happier, a quarter of us regret sharing selfies. Read More »

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