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Five style essentials every man and woman should have in their work wardrobe

Lisa Mesbur | Jan 26, 2015 6:17 pm

Whether you’re a leopard print lover or a baseball cap enthusiast, you’ve still got to get yourself into a work-appropriate outfit every day. The good news is that a few carefully chosen pieces will go a long way towards looking professional and put together without sacrificing your personal style.

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Agreeably disagree: How to tell off your boss without getting the boot

Nicole Wray| Sep 17, 2013 2:43 pm

Wallflowers intentionally get overlooked. Perhaps that’s why people who speak out tend can earn up to 18% more money than their more easy-going colleagues. Here’s how you can step up your assertiveness without being aggressive.

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The eight rudest things people do with technology – Are you guilty of these?

Peter Harris| Sep 13, 2013 1:42 pm

A new survey has just revealed people’s opinions about the most annoying things that we do with our workplace technology. Here are the eight behaviours that bother people the most.

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What not to say or do at a job interview

Colleen Clarke| Sep 12, 2013 1:55 pm

It often seems like what should be the most obvious interview dos and don’ts still get overlooked. So here are the questions not to ask and the behaviours to avoid if you don’t want to blow your chances of landing the job.

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Employers reveal the career-killing moves that can keep you from ever getting ahead

Peter Harris| Sep 9, 2013 6:52 pm

A survey of employers reveals who they are most likely to promote and what red flags will keep them from advancing an employee even if his or her on-the-job performance is stellar.

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Six signs that you’re in the wrong job

Peter Harris| Sep 5, 2013 12:47 pm

It’s true, I’ve been in the wrong job. And with more careful planning, I would have spotted the warning signs in advance, tapped my network, scoured for opportunities, and made a safe exit earlier. Here’s what I missed.

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Eight skills that can double your chances of being hired

Eight skills that can double your chances of being hired

Peter Harris| Sep 4, 2013 9:01 pm

While recent studies have questioned the value of a university degree in the liberal arts, new labour market analysis shows that simply adding one or more of these proficiencies to your resume can vastly increase the number of opportunities available to you.

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Career options for creative types

Career options for creative people and what they pay

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 3, 2013 2:52 pm

Think that if you’re the creative type who wants to make a living using your artistic passions that you’ll be doomed to a life of near poverty? Think again. Here are some creative careers that can actually pay the bills.

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Going undercover: How to find a new job while you are already employed

Peter Harris| Sep 2, 2013 8:48 am

Last week we wrote about how the best time to quit your job is when you’ve already lined up your next one. Looking for a new job while you’re currently employed can be tricky, but most people have to do it at some point in their career. Here are some covert job hunting techniques.

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Career mistakes that women make

Colleen Clarke| Aug 30, 2013 10:04 am

Some key female traits are frequently under-valued in a corporate setting, and many women make a series of career-sabotaging moves that can further undermine their influence. Find out what some of them are.

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