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Today's Top Stories August 20, 2017


10 ways smart people work less and get more done

They take time to reflect.

the whole human

How to convince your boss to let you see the eclipse

If your skeptical co-workers say "so what?" you can tell them "so this."

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6 ways to master the art of the first impression

Put away your phone.

the whole human

10 ways to survive constant stress at work

Detach from drama.

office life

6 ways to handle unreasonable work requests

Sort out what work is doable and what is overwhelming you.

the whole human

3 ways to stay calm under pressure, according to a bomb disposal expert

Focus on what you can control.


Workers with H-1B visas have had their salaries increased

The average salary is $80,000, up from about $69,000 a decade ago.

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How not to get scammed as a job seeker

A con artist wants you to act quickly, not think things through.

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How to make the most of informational interviews

Make sure you bring value, too.


Here are 7 of the craziest interview questions

How you get to your answer is as important as what you say.

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