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A Guide to Being the Office Suck-Up

6:00 am, March 19, 2012

For better or worse, a little sucking up is usually necessary to get ahead in the workplace. Here’s how you can suck up without necessarily being seen as “the ...

 

Want to be a CEO? A Recession Is Your Friend

1:00 pm, December 27, 2011

It takes less time for an employee to reach CEO status during a recession, according to a new report, but these quickly rising CEOs head smaller firms and receive ...

 

Networking Leads to New Jobs, But Only for Men

4:30 pm, August 16, 2011

Networking has long been touted as a way to find new career opportunities, but a new study indicates that making social contacts really only benefits men.

 

How to Tell If Your Colleagues Don’t Like You

7:00 am, August 15, 2011

Navigating office politics can be tough, especially if you don’t know where you stand with your boss and co-workers.

 

10 Ways to Deal With a Bad Boss

7:00 am, March 30, 2011

Everyone has had a bad boss or two in their lives, so MainStreet compiled some tips for how to cope and keep your sanity in the workplace.

 

Everyone Hates the Office Suck-Up

7:00 am, August 25, 2010

Overachievers are resented in the workplace, according to a group of studies by Washington State University.

 

Surprise Layoffs: How to Bounce Back

2:13 pm, September 15, 2009

It's difficult to deal with the reality that your seemingly secure job is gone, but there are ways to get back into the working world.

 

Small Biz: How to Keep Contacts Current

11:59 am, September 15, 2009

Oprius's contact-management tools enable small-business owners to organize sales leads, contact information and selling efforts.

 

Drug Dealer Lessons: Make Cold Calling Work for You

7:00 am, September 03, 2009

"But I don't like small talk…"

 

Fired on Facebook

3:22 pm, August 18, 2009

If you’re going to bad-mouth your boss, then you probably shouldn’t do it on Facebook… particularly if he’s one of your connections.

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