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  • 8 Qualities The Best Employees Have

    8 Qualities The Best Employees Have

    The best thing you can do to help you get a new job is to make yourself indispensable at your current position. It doesn't matter if you have a full-time job now. Whether you're employed in a traditional position, serving as a temporary worker or even volunteering while seeking your next full-time gig, keep the... Continue Reading

  • Networking Pros Share Their Secrets On Schmoozing

    Networking Pros Share Their Secrets On Schmoozing

    Networking with other professionals is a huge key to success at work. But with networking-oriented websites such as LinkedIn gaining in popularity, it's easy to forget where networking's roots lie -- in person. Here, strategies from top entrepreneurs to help get you away from your laptop and shaking some hands. Continue Reading

  • Secrets To Getting A Great Performance Review

    Secrets To Getting A Great Performance Review

    By Miriam Salpeter It's never too early to start earning a superior performance review. When you set goals and take steps to meet initiatives, you have a better chance of driving your own career. If you want a stellar performance review next year, start thinking about how you can make a positive impact at... Continue Reading

  • Obama 'Can't Wait' To Help Youth Find Summer Jobs

    Obama 'Can't Wait' To Help Youth Find Summer Jobs

    President Obama plans to unveil a summer-jobs initiative Thursday to help create more employment opportunities for youth in the face of congressional inaction on the president's signature job-creation legislation. In a statement, the White House says that the federal government is working with the private... Continue Reading

  • 5 Career Lessons Workers Are Thankful For

    5 Career Lessons Workers Are Thankful For

    By Sonia Acosta It's that time of year again; time to reflect on all the bounties of 2011. Time to dig deep and think about what we are thankful for despite an imperfect economy, Kim Kardashian's shocking divorce, and all-around challenging times. Whether you're just starting out at your first job,... Continue Reading

  • How To Be Effective Immediately In A New Job

    How To Be Effective Immediately In A New Job

    By Heather Huhman Starting a new job can be tough, particularly if it's your first real job in the industry. In just a small window of time, you need to learn how to do your job successfully, in addition to discovering how to fit in at a new company. How can you do this? Continue Reading