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August 30, 2012
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Getting Ahead 
  • Are you being too stubborn?
    If you're having difficulty embracing changes or dealing with stress in your career, try different strategies such as thinking of problems as possibilities, Anita Bruzzese writes. "Instead of categorizing the boss as a horse's behind because he gave you a difficult project, look at it as, 'Maybe the boss gave me this job because he knows he can trust me to do a good job,'" she writes. The Fast Track (8/29) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
  • 3 topics you should run from at work
    Politics, sex and religion can be touchy subjects at work so it's best to try to avoid such discussions, Donna Fuscaldo writes. "When talking with people with differing belief systems you're not going to convince anyone to come over to your side. People have the tendency to avoid it because they know how volatile it becomes," says Dan Andrews, human resources manager for Allison+Partners. GlassDoor.com (8/29) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
Why Success Is Less About Your Business and More About Aging Well
Do you have the qualities needed to age successfully? These 5 improvements may help the second half of your life be a smashing success. Read the featured article.

Making the Connection 
 
  • Tips for sending the right message to employers online
    The first thing a potential employer does is Google you, so if "you wouldn't be comfortable having it on the front page of The New York Times, it probably shouldn't be anywhere online," says Alexandra Levit, author of "Blind Spots." This article provides other tips for leveraging your online presence to help your career. Mashable (8/29) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
Time off boosts employee morale — and other pleasant surprises
New research reveals that a clearly articulated time-off policy that's fairly, transparently implemented improves employee productivity and morale —creating a happier, more loyal workforce for long term success.
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Your Next Challenge 
  • Why employers might be eliminating you from consideration
    Some of the biggest no-nos for job seekers include bad-mouthing a former employer and not following application instructions correctly, Hannah Morgan writes. "You are unwittingly presenting yourself as someone who feels the rules do not apply to them. Or, at the very least, you look like you don't pay attention to detail. Either way, you're sending the wrong message," she writes. U.S. News & World Report/On Careers blog (8/29) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
 
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Balancing Yourself 
The Water Cooler 
SmartQuote 
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."
--Abraham Lincoln,
16th U.S. president

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