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3 Ways Your Boss Keeps Tabs on You
How employers keep tabs on their workforce, and what you can do to protect yourself.
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Getting Fired: What No One Tells You
Why getting fired could be the best thing that ever happened to you.
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Layoff Advice from Alpha Females
When high-flying female execs lose their jobs, how do they cope? Lis…
Pink-Slip Princess: When My Side Gig Became My...
I always thought I was better than the other employees at the bar be…
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Confessions of a Pink-Slip Princess: Adventures...
Charlotte takes ballet classes, sings American and Korean lullabies,…
Confessions of a Pink-Slip Princess: Extra Baggage
The idea of being on a movie set and catching a glimpse of Angelina seemed pretty cool, and it wasnt like I had anything else going on.
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Confessions of a Pink-Slip Princess: The Gym
If Im going to go broke and remain in career limbo, at least Ill be in kick-ass shape.
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Confessions of a Pink-Slip Princess: The Axe
This decision has nothing to do with you, said the HR rep.
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Surviving a Layoff
Three women prove there is life after losing your job.
I Think I'm Going to Get Fired - What Now?
Dear CC: I think I'm going to get fired in a few weeks. But I am very close to landing a new, better job. Do I grab it or stall and col…