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3 Questions to Consider Before Starting Over
Are you ready to change careers? Here are three things you should ask yourself before you make the jump.
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How to Nail Your Job Interview
Here's how to fight the panic.
I'm the Boss . . . For Now
While my supervisor has been on maternity leave, I've stepped up and…
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Can I Nap At Work?
Sometimes I like to take a snooze for 15 minutes during my lunch bre…
How to Deal With the Lurking Co-Worker
I have this annoying colleague who simply won't leave my office. I'v…
How To Deal With a Racist Coworker
One of my coworkers makes racist jokes and seems to think I won't be offended because we're in the same ethnic group. I don't want to …
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How to Leave Your Job on a Good Note
I've been with my current company for seven years but am now moving on. How do I leave on a good note for everyone?
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Why Do Working Moms Get All The Perks?
Our manager often makes the work of those with kids a higher priority so they can be the first ones to leave. I shouldn't have to pick …
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How To Negotiate a Pay Cut
My company says they like me but can't afford my salary anymore-they need me to take a 25 percent pay cut. Can they do this? Am I nuts …
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5 Ways to Find Out if You're Underpaid
If you think youre underpaid, youre not alone.
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6 Ways to Slack Off at Work
The average employee is productive just four hours a day.
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When Should I Tell My Boss I'm Pregnant?
I just got a great job offer, but I'm two-and-a-half months pregnant. Is it ethical not to tell them?
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Should Moms Bring Their Kids to Work?
Several colleagues bring their kids to the office, either to show them off or because preschool's not in session that day. It's disrupt…
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I Got Promoted, My Friend Didn't
I'm friends with someone at the office on the same level. I know I'm about to get promoted and that she won't take it well. How should …
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I Accidentally Spread Gossip in the Office
Dear Cubicle Coach: I recently let a colleague's secret slip to the office gossip. Any way to undo the damage?Dear Loose Lips:Did this …
My Boss Owes Me Money!
I lent my boss $80 in cash for a last-minute gift. A week later, she hasn't repaid me. I make one-fifth her salary, but I don't want to…
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Can I Go Over My Boss's Head?
Dear Cubicle Coach: When is it OK to go over my boss's head? Answer: When you no longer care about doing permanent damage to your car…
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What Can I Ask My Assistant To Do?
Dear Cubicle Coach: I'm a new boss who inherited an assistant, the first I've ever had. What's appropriate these days as far as her doi…
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4 Things to Take If You're Fired
What to take and what to leave behind if youve been shown the door.
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6 Ways To Get Ahead As an Assistant
The essential rules of getting ahead.