Work

How to Stay Awake When You Haven’t Had Enough Sleep | Tips and Tricks

August 2, 2011

It’s happened to all of us at one time or another. Some reasons could include: new baby still isn’t sleeping through the night child had a belly ache you were up all night doing your taxes you drank too much coffee (or chocolate, or soda, etc.) during the day you were waiting for your teenage […]

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How to Apply for a Federal Government Job — 7 Things Everyone Should Know

May 26, 2011

As a mom or dad supporting a family, having job stability is probably something that’s important to you.  And the Federal government is known for its ability to avoid layoffs, even when such practices are rampant throughout corporate America. Working for the Federal government has lots of other benefits, too. But there several things to […]

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What to Do When Someone Steals Your Lunch — A Lesson in Workplace Vengeance

March 21, 2011

Has this ever happened to you? You’re sick of eating fast food every day at work — or maybe you just want to save money, or eat healthier — so you bring your lunch from home. But you never get to eat it — because some sweet cuddle-muffin at work STEALS YOUR LUNCH. It’s more […]

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Was CBS Correspondent Lara Logan “Thrown to the Wolves” While on Assignment in Egypt?

February 15, 2011

It was Friday, February 11, and Lara Logan was in Egypt with a CBS film crew covering the resignation of Egypt President Mubarak. Logan and the crew were filming for the popular TV special 60 Minutes when she was attacked, brutally sexually assaulted, and beaten by a group of Egyptian men. According to CBS: “. […]

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12 Part-time Jobs to Increase Your Income – While Keeping Your Full-time Job

February 2, 2011

Sometimes, bills can just creep up on you. Maybe you’ve had a special event in your life that’s been extra-hard on your pocketbook. These kinds of events could include the birth of a child, a wedding, someone in the family attending college classes, medical procedures, or buying a house. Or maybe, hit by a recession […]

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Coming Back to Work After Vacation – What it May Say About Your Company Time-Off Policies

January 5, 2011
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Did you walk back into work after vacation with your teeth clenched, fearing what you would find? Or maybe you already knew. After the Christmas holiday, I had a pretty good feeling I knew what awaited me when I returned to the office based on what I had seen happen to one of my supervisors […]

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Exhausted? How to Get Your Energy Back.

November 20, 2010
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We all know the holidays can be pretty exhausting. But for many, that’s not the end of it–not by a long shot. But tiredness during the day is part of the normal grind for many people. There are many reasons this can happen, such as: not enough sleep (OK, this one is pretty obvious) poor […]

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Amazon Vine Voices Write Product Reviews For Pre-releases

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I just found out about the Amazon Vine Program earlier this week. It was by accident, really–I was going through some book reviews on Amazon’s website and came across one from a reviewer with the words “Amazon Vine Member” next to their name in dark green. So I did some checking to see what this […]

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