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Today's Top Stories December 15, 2017

Office Life

These are the 4 new rules of OOO

In the new realm of working, where most assignments can be completed remotely and many are expected to check-in on vacation, have the rules of OOOs changed?

Office Life

How to handle a holiday-party hangover at work

Hungover at work and want to put your best foot forward without face-planting? Let these pros teach you a trick or two about how to get better quickly.

Productivity

This is how to be productive without being miserable: 8 proven secrets

You can be more productive without turning into a robot. Here are the 8 secrets to get you there.

Management

This is how to get people to do what you say at the office

As anyone who has experienced a miscommunication at work knows all too well, giving instructions is not as easy as telling someone what to do.

Office Life

4 things that won’t be good for your career during the holidays

The holidays are here, and people are ready for some much-needed time off. Here's what you shouldn't be doing when it comes to your career this season.

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.

Advice

5 ways to cope if you’re laid off during the holidays

Layoffs at such a pleasant time during the holiday season often feel like the worst-case scenario. Here's how to cope if you get the axe.

New Year

The guide to tying up professional loose ends before the new year

As the end of the year nears, you might spend some time over the holidays thinking about what you want to do for your career in the next 12 months.

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.

Productivity

10 research-proven tricks that make you look smarter than you are

How smart people think you are is just as important as how smart you actually are. Here are some proven strategies that can help you appear to be smarter.

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