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  • How To Tell Co-Workers They Smell Badly

    The word "hygiene" is derived from the term Hygieia - the Greek goddess of health, sanitation and cleanliness. Hygiene is associated with the practices that...
  • How To Protest an Unfair Performance Review

    Once every few months, the most gut-wrenching part of being employed takes place. The Performance Review, also called Employee Appraisal, happens. It can both be an...
  • How To Decide if Working from Home Is Right for You

    The company that you are working at offered you to work from home. It sounds too good to be true doesn't it? As a matter of fact, in as many days in a week, you can...
  • How To Get Over the Loss of a Job

    Losing a job is one of the most traumatic life changing events you'll ever experience. Being fired, dismissed, laid-off, or receiving a pink slip to lose a job really...
  • How To Succeed in a Medical Office Environment

    If you just snagged a new job at a medical office, make the effort to succeed in that environment. Improve your chances of keeping your medical office job and...
  • How To Prepare for a Performance Review

    Once a year, you get the opportunity to highlight your contributions to the company in the hopes of getting a raise in your salary. So don't go into a performance...
  • How To Deal with a Co-Worker that is Making Your Life Miserable

    Having a co-worker that makes your work life miserable is sometimes inevitable. No matter how much you strive to have a perfect relationship with your co-workers,...
  • How To Handle Interruptions Effectively

    Has any of these ever happened to you? You're working on a big project that requires a lot of attention when suddenly you get a visitor who just wants to chitchat with...
  • How To Deal with Emergencies in the Workplace

    Emergencies happen when you least expect them. That's why they're emergencies. And so when things happen out of the blue, you should know what to do. These occurrences...
  • How To Become a Leader Who Coaches Effectively

    A good leader is someone who can effectively guide and motivate those whom he or she leads.  In a corporation or any group, a leader is the person everyone relies on...
  • How To Maximize the Benefits of Mentoring

    Having an experienced advisor can greatly boost your professional career. Your mentor can help you identify your strengths and weaknesses more honestly, show you a...
  • How To Plan Real Estate Agent Income and Expenses

    Being a real estate agent is not cheap. Shuttling to and from open houses, client meetings, and the office can be quite expensive. And since most real estate agents...
  • How To Remember Where You Misplaced Things

    Are you the type of person who loses or misplaces things every now and then?  Is your morning rituals include finding the car keys, wallet, a pair of shoes, pens,...
  • How To tell Your Boss You Made a Major Mistake

    There are mistakes and there are really very serious mistake. Some might be bad enough to give you the scare of your life and get you thinking about your current...
  • How To Deal with an Incompetent Boss

    There’s nothing worse than working under an incompetent boss. An incompetent boss is someone whose actions destroy group camaraderie.
  • How To Handle Employee Office Romances

    Think quick: how many couples are there in your office? Like many managers, a couple of names will probably come to mind in less than five minutes.
  • How To Animate a Marketing Presentation

    Impress your prospective clients with a lively marketing presentation! It will keep your customers interested and it may just lead to more profit for you. Here's how...
  • How To Create a Successful Postcard for Trade Shows

    Instead of handing out bulky kits at trade shows this year, hand out a postcard with an enticing offer. Here's how to create a successful postcard.
  • How To Be a Business Card Collector at Trade Shows

    Follow these steps to make the most of business cards you receive at trade shows.
  • How To Dress for a Trade Show

    Make sure you dress for success at a trade show. Here are tips on how to dress practically and appropriately.
  • How To Have an Affair at Work

    Work can be hard and boring, but it can also be the source of a good time. Sometimes a distraction is important to get refocused on work and your life. Late night...
  • How To Deal with a Negative Coworker

    A negative coworker can bring down the morale of an entire staff. So when you're faced with a moody Judy, follow these suggestions to deal with her.
  • How To Build Successful Work Teams

    Working is rarely an independent task. No matter what job you have, you're going to have to work as part of a team at some point. Here's how to build successful work...
  • How To Raise Your Visibility at Work

    Looking to move up the corporate ladder? Or perhaps you just want your boss to recognize your hard work. Raising your visibility at work will get you noticed and may...
  • How To Organize your Personal and Work Time

    In today's world we all perform multiple roles - having different goals. There are numerous things which we have to do, want to do and would like to do. In order to...
  • How To Prepare to Survive a Layoff

    A common refrain today is the effect of the recession on jobs in the country. Thousands of people have been the victims of the downturn the economy has taken in the...
  • How To Keep Your Job

    How can I keep my job? This question seems to run through the thoughts of all workers. As the number of unemployed grows, the danger of keeping one's job or not can...
  • How To Get Out of Jury Duty

    Do you dread jury duty? The thought of taking a day or worse, several days, out of your regular routine to trudge down to the courthouse and sit around all day while...
  • How To Make Ten Thousand Mistakes and Keep Going

    For many of us, failures are crippling. Even the fear of failure can freeze us like a rabbit in the headlights. And yet, when you look at the lives of many great...
  • How To Work With Your Ex

    Most people spend one-third of their life at work so it makes sense to find relationships there. The problem is that when relationships end, you will still have to see...
  • How To Develop New Habits

    Practicing healthy habits is something you can choose to do. Here are some helpful tips to show you how to develop those habits.
  • How To Write Letters

    Letter writing may seem antiquated and inefficient in the world of email and text messaging but there are times when only a letter will do. If you need to send a more...
  • How To Support a Family during Unemployment

    Tips for parents who are struggling to make ends meet because of a job loss.
  • How To Live a Successful Life

    Success, originated from a Latin word "successus."  According to Wikipedia.com, success may mean a level of social status, achievement of an objective/goal...
  • How To Learn Time Management Skills and Strategies

    Here are some ideas on how to learn time management strategies to allow you to get more accomplished each day.  Time management is accomplished by organizing your...
  • How To Be Punctual

    Punctuality is a quality most appreciated and admired, but more often than not people find it difficult to manage being punctual. Not only does this create a bad...
  • How To Stop Swearing

    Good habits are hard to cultivate and bad habits are hard to get rid of!! Getting rid of a bad habit takes a lot of patience, perseverance, hard work and an open mind,...
  • How To Effectively Work from Home

    How many times have you heard someone speak longingly about working from home?  Maybe you've had those fantasies yourself - staying in your pajamas all day, having no...
  • How To Think Creatively

    ‘Creative thinking' is a pair of words that we come across very frequently these days. The Boss at our workplace asks us to think creatively if we aren't able to...
  • How To Be Charming

    Charm is a personality trait that can improve your personal and business relationships. You don’t have to go to charm school to be able to demonstrate this quality....
  • How To Call In Sick When You Need a Day Off

    Every one needs a day off now and then. If you are out of vacation or personal time or you don’t have these benefits, calling in sick may be your only option. If you...
  • How To Choose a Childcare Provider

    Tips for parents who are in need of child care for their children. Includes a summary of the types of care available, as well as step by step guidelines for choosing a...
  • How To Ask Your Boss for a Raise

    Do you feel that you deserve a higher salary and need to ask for a raise? Let’s look at the facts: You’re long overdue for a raise. Your boss hasn’t exactly been...
  • How To Know It's Time to Quit Your Job

    For many people, the answer to the question, “Do you like your job?” changes depending on what day you ask. Maybe you can relate to this seesaw of emotions when it...
  • How To Be Fit for Promotion

    While your managers are staring at the walls and sorting their brains out on how to replace the retiring Boomers or those changing jobs, don't stay in your cubicle...
  • How To Stand Up for Yourself

    Standing up for yourself: kind of a dated term. It's what we now call assertiveness. But I still kind of like standing up for yourself; this phrase creates a clear...
  • How To Eliminate Stress in the Workplace

    A study in 2006 by the American Psychological Association concluded that the number one cause of stress for Americans was their jobs. If your job is killing you, try...
  • How To Handle Difficult People in the Office and Workplace

    This article discusses difficult people in a working environment and provides some tips and techniques on how to deal with them effectively.
  • How To Recognize the Biggest Mistakes Women Make at Work

    Wondering why you can’t get ahead at work, ladies? Seem like the good-old-boy network is holding you back from moving up the corporate ladder? Maybe it’s a few...
  • How To Handle Office Politics

    Offers suggestions for handling yourself in the workplace regarding office politics. Includes ideas for advancing your career without resorting to unsavory behavior.