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Winning At Office Politics Without Selling Your Soul

Winning At Office Politics Without Selling Your Soul

I'd love to think we get ahead purely on the merits but, alas, that's naive. Even the most meritorious employee is wise to play office politics. That means taking steps to ensure you're liked, especially by people in a position to affect your career. Plus you must at least neutralize enemies, for example,... Read More »

From Receptionist To The Boss: How I Did It

From Receptionist To The Boss: How I Did It

By Nicole Smartt When I decided to leave my job as a receptionist, I was exhausted and burnt out from making my job a No. 1 priority -- and to top it off, I could barely pay my bills. I loved what I did, but I didn't care for the people in charge who showed no appreciation and no passion. I felt I had enough... Read More »

5 Ways To Pump Up Your Career Muscle

5 Ways To Pump Up Your Career Muscle

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Your career is organic. It is a living, virtually breathing organism that needs to be nourished and exercised. Without attentive, continual care, you cannot expect your career heartbeat to remain vibrant and strong. To prevent career malnourishment, consider applying these five... Read More »

Research Is The Key To Successful Career Advancement

Research Is The Key To Successful Career Advancement

By Artie Fertig As a savvy job hunter, it is critically important for you to continually research potential employers for two reasons: Read More »

A Year After Steve Jobs' Death: 8 Career Lessons

A Year After Steve Jobs' Death: 8 Career Lessons

By Nancy Keene I had a ringside seat during the ramp-up of the personal computer industry -- serving as public relations counsel to CEOs and entrepreneurs who were re-inventing the way we would do business in the modern world. A pretty heady experience this was for me, as a young, non-engineering female, not... Read More »

Are You Sabotaging Your Career? 9 Ways To Move Ahead

Are You Sabotaging Your Career? 9 Ways To Move Ahead

While more women than ever are in the workforce, men still dominate the management ranks; here's how to get around the biggest obstacles. Read More »

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