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Sometimes, the boss really is a psycho

By Allison Linn The bully, the narcissist, the know-it-all, even the psychopath. We may not like them, or want our children to be like them. But chances are, almost everyone who has worked long enough has a horror story about … Continue reading

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Low-Wage Workers On Federal Contracts Keep Up Pressure With 3rd Strike

By Alan Pyke Service workers at Washington D.C.’s Union Station are walking off the job Thursday morning to protest the federal government’s failure to ensure the companies it contracts with pay a livable wage. The strike is the third in eight … Continue reading

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Stop Emphasizing the Quality of Your Work and Do This Instead

By Ben Drake In the vast majority of cases, your quality doesn’t matter. Yup, that’s right. Why? Because no one cares about the quality of your work; people care about the quality of their own work.This does not apply to the unconditional … Continue reading

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Pregnant T-Mobile Employee Clocked Out to Use Toilet

By Abby Ellin Kristi Rifkin had been working at T-Mobile Call Center in Nashville for four years when she got pregnant with her third child. She says she loved her job. “I had a great run,” Rifkin, 40, told ABC News. … Continue reading

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The Seven Ways Your Boss Is Judging Your Appearance

By Jenna Goudreau Do not underestimate a first impression. According to 2011 research by Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, people assess your competence and trustworthiness in a quarter of a second 250 milliseconds–based solely on how you look. “Appearance … Continue reading

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Dan Ariely – What makes us feel good about our work?

Interesting presentation by Dan Ariely. What makes me feel good or lack of is summed up in P.R.I.D.E. (P=Passion; I gotta have it, R=Respect; Respect me and I will do the same, I=Interest; I must be interested and challenged, D=Dollars; … Continue reading

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Scott Dinsmore: How To Find And Do Work You Love

Its something we all want but few are able to achieve. Maybe this presentation may aspire you to achieve and obtain the career you love.

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Build Relationships Early for Job Success

Great advice. Even if you are not new on the job, but just switching teams, departments, etc. Build Relationships Early for Job Success.

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Call-Center Workers Far More Patient Than Callers: Study

Is that right? I could have told you that. I worked as a call center rep about 10 years ago, so I sympathize with everyone who works as one. Many people feel talking on the phone is an anonymous task, they feel it can … Continue reading

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