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Gifts

9 steps to better office holiday gift giving

‘Tis the season to be jolly and buy gifts for people you don’t really know that well. Here's how to deal with the immense pressure, and office gift ideas.

Health

‘Tis the season to avoid pigging out at work

Between corporate gifts and holiday parties, it can be hard to avoid pigging out on all those free work snacks this time of year. Here's how to avoid it.

Advice

Three ways to stop creeping burnout

If you go about your day every single day without break or change in your routine, chances are good that burnout is just waiting to creep up on you.

Advice

9 ways to recover from (and avoid) holiday party embarrassment

No batter how sloppy your company holiday party may get, in most situations, you can probably save both your pride and your gig. Here's how.

Advice

6 keys to declutter your resume right now

Common wisdom tells us to limit all the important information on our resume to a single page, with just the highlights. Here's how to do it right.

Advice

5 things you need to delete from your life right this second

These five things are filling up space in your life that you don't need, and are taking up unnecessary space. Learn how to let them go. Delete them.

Advice

Point taken: 8 ways to communicate like a human infographic

While human beings can’t be infographics, but cutting down on conversational clutter can make people more inclined to listen to what you say.

Productivity

Phone calls 101: For Millennials

Phone calls are coming back in a big way. And if picking up the phone for a quick conversation isn’t quite your default yet, it might be in the near future.

Advice

5 reasons to be more like Larry David at work

Sometimes, your inner curmudgeon is your best asset.

Productivity

Liar liar pants on fire: 5 ways to spot bulls**t in the workplace

If your workplace is a den of lying, here are some tips to help you recognize the signs and how best to react.

Office Life

7 clues you’re about to be fired — and what you can do about it

While it’s not always a great idea to trust your gut about every single work issue, here's when it may be worth wondering if your job's in danger.

advice

How tattoos in the workplace might help you

Three in ten Americans have at least one tattoo. Does that mean that tattoos are fully acceptable in the workplace? The jury's still out.

Advice

Career advice from three successful women leaders

Inspiring advice from three great women leaders about how to succeed in the office.

Advice

10 lessons in career longevity from Billy Joel

Billy Joel can teach you a lot about what goes into sustaining a lifelong career. Here are several career lessons we can learn from the Piano Man.

Advice

You don’t need a golf club or yacht to network like a boss

The golf course has long been a favored spot for networking among the upper crust. But there are plenty of other ways for the rest of us to make strong career connections.

Advice

Be like Betty White: How a likeable demeanor can translate into a lifelong career

Here's what makes Betty White so beloved by people across all ages and life stages, and what can we learn from her incredible career.

Office Relationships

You can’t know it all: Mentoring across ages and stages

The typical mentor is older and wiser, but as office and work culture has changed so has the importance and diversity of mentors. Age doesn't matter as much as communication and compatibility.

News

8 life and career lessons from Rosh Hashana, the Jewish new year

Hit the reset button in your personal and professional life.

Office Life

Don’t gloat: The flip side of schadenfreude

So instead of planning a party after a loathsome coworker fails, here are some ways to try to turn it into a learning experience instead of schadenfreude.

Productivity

Why you should hit pause more often

Taking a pause can do wonders for your productivity and personal satisfaction. Here's why and how.

Productivity

Think before making that next introduction

Making introductions between people is a skill as well as an art. Know the rules and you'll make more successful connections.

age at work

Why we should get rid of generational labels in the workplace

They are open for misinterpretation and ignore individual differences.

Mental Health

How to control your emotions at work

You can't be a robot for eight hours a day.

Words at Work

Stop priding yourself on being brutally honest

There's no need to be mean. Ever.

Interview

10 ridiculously smart questions you should ask in a job interview

The last thing you want in a job interview to be is forgettable. Depending on the position you’re interviewing for, some of these questions might really make you stand apart.