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Management Advice

Whether you're managing subordinates or merely trying to manage your day, your boss and your co-workers on a daily basis, we've got you covered. Our articles range from time management to managing expectations, and we have everything you need to advance your career.

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  • Recession-Proof Your Career

    In October 2008, the U. S. Labor Department reported the tenth straight month of job losses. With the current economic situation, it can be anticipated that this trend will continue. Most industries are expected to suffer although jobs in … Read more...

  • The 7 deadly sins of the workplace

    We all know the 7 Deadly sins, Lust, Gluttony, Greed, Sloth, Wrath, Envy and Pride, are practices that are usually best avoided in daily life. But what are the "7 Deadly Sins of the Workplace" and how can committing these "sins" affect your … Read more...

  • Survey Resuts: The 7 Noble Virtues of the Workplace

    Last week we reviewed "The 7 Deadly Sins of the Workplace " and what behavior to avoid in the office. This week we are taking a more positive approach by reviewing "The 7 Noble Virtues of the Workplace" Is it true that "no good deed goes … Read more...

  • 9 Reasons Why You Should Nap at Work

    Workers of the world, come clean: Who among us hasn't laid our head on the table, dozed off on a conference room couch, or curled up behind our desk in the middle of the day? Don't feel guilty. You're not alone. The Pew Research Center … Read more...

  • 9 Tips on Napping at Work

    Last week, we brought you "9 Reasons You Should Nap at Work," which discussed the benefits of daytime snoozing and highlighted some companies that encourage their employees to nap on the clock. This week we tackle the more practical … Read more...

  • Brick Walls & Glass Ceilings Part I: Six Career Roadblocks

    Workplace challenges are inevitable. But most challenges we undertake go hand-in-hand with obstacles that interfere with—and sometimes even prevent—our progress. Think of your career as a road complete with twists and turns, bumps and … Read more...

  • Brick Walls and Glass Ceilings Part II: How to Knock Your Roadblocks Down

    In Part I of this article we discussed six common roadblocks faced in the workplace, and how to recognize them. In Part II we’ll talk about specific strategies that will allow you to knock down roadblocks, so you can happily and … Read more...

  • 10 Ways to Work Smarter During the Holidays

    Typically, the month of December brings a lull to the workplace. With school vacations and holidays resulting in time off for many employees, it sometimes seems futile to try to actually accomplish anything of value. In fact, some see it as … Read more...

  • Mentor Me: 5 Ways to Make this Free Training Pay Off

    These days when job security is not necessarily a given, many workers are taking advantage of mentoring, a valuable -- and free -- training tool. And no wonder: According to Randi Bussin, a career coach in Belmont, Mass., "it's a no-brainer … Read more...

  • 10 Benefits of Positive Risk-Taking

    The only way to truly get the life you want is by taking positive risks and planning a strategy for doing so. "Unlike negative risks, which are typically impulsive and emotionally driven, positive risks are calculated," says Gail … Read more...