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How to be less tired all the time (so you can be better at your job)

Elizabeth Bromstein | Oct 20, 2014 7:32 pm

Raise your hand if you’re exhausted all the time! Here is a list of advice for getting better sleep and being less tired during the day.

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Company accidentally fires entire staff by email

Peter Harris| Apr 23, 2012 2:57 pm

Someone at a UK insurance company likely had a particularly rough day on Friday after they accidentally sent out an email firing the entire staff of 1,300 people. The email had been intended for just one specific person. Here’s what happened.

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Business casual: Who knows what to wear to work anymore?

Renee Sylvestre-Williams| Apr 23, 2012 11:46 am

We’ve clearly moved from the formality of business wear (See “Mad Men”) to the super casual work environment of jeans and t-shirts – and even flip flops and shorts, to the nebulous middle ground of ‘business casual’. But what does this actually mean?

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Study: lack of men shape women’s career choices

Christina Bruce| Apr 20, 2012 1:03 pm

Apparently, how women perceive the dating market can impact their career choices. A new study claims that the availability of men influences how women choose their jobs. Find out why.

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Four signs of a toxic culture

Renee Sylvestre-Williams| Apr 18, 2012 2:51 pm

It doesn’t take long to discover when a company has a weak culture and has become toxic. These four signs are the most common indicators of a risky work environment.

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Why personal branding is not a job search strategy

Why personal branding is not a job search strategy

Marina Gapeenkova| Apr 13, 2012 1:04 pm

Contrary to much of the career advice out there, branding isn’t something you can do when you’re looking for work. The term ‘branding’ doesn’t really make sense when you’re actively seeking a job. Here’s why.

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The best and worst jobs to have in 2012

The best and worst jobs to have in 2012

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 13, 2012 9:55 am

CareerCast has just released its annual report ranking 200 jobs based on outlook, salary, work environment and more. Who has the worst job in the world right now (and who has the best)?

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What you can learn from the jerks at work

Peter Harris| Apr 11, 2012 12:35 pm

New research shows that certain self-obsessed or unpleasant behaviours actually lead to people getting hired faster and earning more money on the job. Here’s when it pays to be a jerk.

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Obese people need not apply – and other questionable hiring bans

Peter Harris| Apr 10, 2012 2:36 pm

One hospital is making news over a controversial new recruitment policy: they won’t hire fat people. This has us looking into some of the other ways people can find themselves screened out of job opportunities – ways that have nothing to do with skills or experience.

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Pining for a career move? How Pinterest could help your job search

Nicole Wray| Apr 10, 2012 9:39 am

Pinterest, an online ‘pin board’ for collecting images from the web, is just the latest social networking tool that career experts say job seekers should be aware of. Here’s how to use it.

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