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Title:  Don't let professional stress ruin your life
Date Published:  May 28, 2009
Author:  William J. Lynott
Source:  Follow this link to read the full article.
  • Analyze and organize those competing demands on your time.
  • Know when it's time to quit.
  • Take some time for yourself and your family.
  • One of the most...

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  • Title:  Lead the Way! -- How to Develop an Effective Leadership Development Program
    Date Published:  May 28, 2009
    Author:  Lin Grensing-Pophal
    Source:  Advance For Nurses
    Moving from a staff or operational role into a leadership position can be challenging in any profession. For nurses the challenge can be greater, however, as it involves a significant...

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    Title:  Vacations Take a Hit From Recession -- Creative Planning Tips Can Safeguard the Benefits
    Date Published:  May 28, 2009
    Author:  Tom Musbach, Yahoo! HotJobs
    Source:  Yahoo! HotJobs
    When asked how the recession has changed their 2009 vacation plans, 61% of Yahoo! HotJobs site visitors responded that they are not taking a vacation at all. An additional 7%...

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    Title:  Whistle While You Work: Happy employees are critical to organizational success.
    Date Published:  February 11, 2009
    Author:  Galia Myron
    Source:  demo dirt

    Happy employees make for a successful business, says research out of Kansas State University which examined the relationship between employee well-being and profits. Employee happiness leads to higher levels of...

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    Title:  Survey: Workers Face Job Anxiety in 2009: 6 Tips to Ease the Threat of a Job Loss
    Date Published:  January 12, 2009
    Author:  Tom Musbach, Yahoo! HotJobs
    Source:  Yahoo! HotJobs

    As Americans brace for continued economic turmoil in 2009, 1 in 3 workers say they are anxious about the viability of their jobs, according to a recent survey.

    But...

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    Title:  8 Steps for Staying Stress-Free in a Tough Economy
    Date Published:  November 18, 2008
    Author:  Caroline Potter, Yahoo! HotJobs
    Source:  Yahoo! HotJobs

    It seems we've become a bad news nation as of late, with one headline after the next forecasting economic gloom and doom. Looming layoffs, pricey holidays, and even the coming...

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    Title:  Incentives to Improve
    Date Published:  October 31, 2008
    Author:  Alex Palmer
    Source:  Manage Smarter

    If you're not growing, you're dying." Strong words, but they sum up what many experts agree is a vital part of a happy and engaged workforce: continuous improvement. While some...

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    Title:  Survey: Recession Fears Put Vacations At Risk
    Date Published:  May 08, 2008
    Author:  Tom Musbach
    Source:  Yahoo! HotJobs

    The slowdown in the U.S. economy is threatening a necessity for workers: vacations. According to the annual Yahoo! HotJobs vacation survey, 51% of respondents said they plan to skip taking...

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    Title:  What Makes A Good Boss?
    Date Published:  April 17, 2008
    Author:  Tom Musbach
    Source:  Yahoo! HotJobs

    Bad bosses are easy to spot in the media, and many people like to compare their managers to the ice queen Miranda Priestly in "The Devil Wears Prada" or the...

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    Title:  Tips to Improve Your Business Relationships
    Date Published:  March 04, 2008
    Author:  Liz Bywater, PhD
    Source:  BrokerUniverse

    Liz Bywater, a business coach and consultant, recounted a recent unexpected encounter that turned a negative situation into a positive one.

    Hi, I'm Claire. (Big warm smile.) If you have...

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    Title:  What Business Books Are Experts Recommending?
    Date Published:  March 04, 2008
    Author:  Society for Advancement of Consulting
    Source:  SAC

    The Society for Advancement of Consulting (SAC) canvassed its members over the past ten days to determine what are the best business books that they and their clients are reading...

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    Title:  Before You Change Jobs, Learn
    About Yourself

    Date Published:  January 06, 2008
    Author:  Eileen Smith
    Source:  CourierPost Online

    Grumbling. Whining. The more subtle maneuvers of workers trying to network their way to more fulfilling jobs.

    "The mentality that you have to pick a place and stay there forever...

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    Title:  If Businesses Could Make Just One Improvement in 2008
    Date Published:  January 01, 2008
    Author:  Society for Advancement of Consulting
    Source:  SAC

    The Society for Advancement of Consulting (SAC) has once again polled its global membership of independent consultants to find the most important business improvement that can be planned for the...

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    Title:  Secrets to Staying Motivated When You Work From Home
    Date Published:  December 28, 2007
    Author:  Christopher Elliott
    Source:  Microsoft Office Live

    Congratulations if you've just quit your 9-to-5 job and settled into a home office. What's next? Well, it's sink or swim.

    Many self-starters who thrived in an office fall flat...

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    Title:  Communication Breakdown
    Date Published:  October 22, 2007
    Author:  Galia Ozari
    Source:  DemoDirt.com

    A not-so-new study is making fresh headlines. A recent article in BusinessWeek cited the 2005 study from London University's Kings College which stated that BlackBerry use lowers I.Q. by ten...

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    Title:  Survey: Humor Is Key for Good Managers
    Date Published:  October 16, 2007
    Author:  Tom Musbach
    Source:  Yahoo!HotJobs

    When you think of the ideal boss, actress Carol Burnett and late-night TV host David Letterman probably don't come to mind. But those two celebrities have a quality that most...

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    Title:  Long Weekends Sub for Long Vacations
    Date Published:  June 25, 2007
    Author:  Stephanie Armour, USA TODAY
    Source:  USA TODAY

    The two-week vacation is fast disappearing. Instead, employees are using their vacation days to extend weekends and take shorter breaks from
    the office.

    The shift is being blamed partly on rising...

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    Title:  Work Burnout Threatens Vacations
    Date Published:  June 08, 2007
    Author:  Tom Musbach
    Source:  Yahoo! HotJobs

    Despite summer's reputation for being a time of travel and leisure, many U.S. workers are not using all their vacation time and are too tired to plan a getaway, according...

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    Title:  Anger Management for the Office
    Date Published:  May 14, 2007
    Author:  Christopher Lisotta
    Source:  Yahoo!Hot Jobs

    Recent research shows a welcome decline in workplace stress, but, like an unhealthy condition that never really goes away, the reality of workplace stress can still lead to uncomfortable situations...

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    Title:  Employee Rewards: Separate but Equal
    Date Published:  April 12, 2007
    Author:  Tom Musbach
    Source:  Yahoo!Hot Jobs
    Experts Prefer Reward Programs That Vary

    While few employees would ever turn down a cash bonus, not all of them find money the most satisfying reward. Some workers, for example,...

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    Title:  Is the Retainer Route for You?
    Date Published:  April 12, 2007
    Author:  Cheryl A. Sweet
    Source:  Lowes.com

    Stumping for the next job can be challenging. Working on retainer can keep the jobs - and money - coming in while you look for the next big contract.

    While...

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    Title:  Bounce Back After a Big Mistake
    Date Published:  February 01, 2007
    Author:  Caroline Levchuck
    Source:  Yahoo!Hot Jobs

    You didn't seal the deal. You lost a big client. You made an accounting error that cost your company thousands of dollars. Whatever the case is, you blew it. And...

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    Title:  Many Workers to Consider New Jobs in 2007
    Date Published:  January 03, 2007
    Author:  Tom Musbach
    Source:  Yahoo! Hot Jobs

    A majority of employed U.S. working adults are open to changing jobs in 2007, according to a recent Yahoo! HotJobs survey.

    The survey - in which nearly two-thirds of...

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    Title:  Under 40, Successful, and
    Itching for a New Career

    Date Published:  December 16, 2006
    Author:  Abby Ellin
    Source:  New York Times

    It was a frigid night in January 2005, when Kimberly Bishop decided to quit her top-level position at the First Data Corporation, a global electronic commerce and payment company in...

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    Title:  Working Through It: Men and Women
    Can Have Successful Careers
    and Relationships

    Date Published:  November 06, 2006
    Author:  Juneau Works
    Source:  JuneauEmpire

    Men and women are often at odds over the role of money and career advancement. Money, marriage and careers. Separately, these three issues have their own hindrances. Together, they can...

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    Title:  Home Base: Is Yours
    a Good Fit for Trading?

    Date Published:  September 26, 2006
    Author:  Rachel Koning Beals
    Source:  SFOMag.com

    Heed the advice of experts and proceed slowly when considering a full-time career in home-based trading.

    Memories of high failure rates among home-based trading greenhorns during the last equity market...

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    Title:  Next in Line: When Key People Leave,
    Who Picks their Replacement?

    Date Published:  September 23, 2006
    Author:  Jennifer D. Duell
    Source:  ExecutiveDecision.com

    Succession planning is serious business. If done badly, it can be very costly, if not downright disastrous. Consider RadioShack Corp. The electronics retailer was forced to oust CEO David Edmondson...

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    Title:  Also, I'd Like to Thank the Supply Clerk ...
    Date Published:  August 06, 2006
    Author:  Matt Villano
    Source:  New York Times

    Q. You've decided to leave your job. How much care should you put into writing your letter of resignation?

    A. Quite a lot, said Audrey Boone Tillman, senior vice president...

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    Title:  Mentors Who Make a Difference
    Date Published:  August 01, 2006
    Author:  Lin Grensing-Pophal
    Source:  Consultants' Focus Area of the
    Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) website.

    In Greek legend, Mentor was Odysseus's wise and trusted counselor. During the Middle Ages, mentors were an important resource for trade guilds, allowing apprentices to learn from their experienced "masters."...

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