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Why Stress Is Taking a Greater Toll on Employees

The majority of employees said they are stressed at work on a daily basis, and this problem has increased over the past five years, according to a recent survey from Accountemps. Heavy workloads, demanding deadlines, unrealistic management expectations and a lack of work-life balance are contributing to this troubling trend. And if you're under 35, you're more likely to feel a high degree of... Read More >


10 Books That Enhance Professional Development

With winter almost behind us, it's a great time to "spring" forward with an intriguing book about business or technology. Whether you prefer to load up your e-reader or read books the old-fashioned way by flipping paper pages instead of digital ones, informative, well-written books can broaden your professional perspectives by revealing deep insights into industry, technology and career-relevant... Read More >


The App Way to Professional Self-Improvement

All business and technology leaders must polish their business skills and habits. Mobile apps can help them do that in their spare time, every day. Read More >


Don't Wreck Your Résumé With These Words

No matter how highly skilled and experienced you are, you won't get very far in the job market with a weak résumé. Recruiters spend, on average, just 3.14 minutes reading a résumé, and they usually make up their mind about a candidate's worthiness within the first minute, research shows. One in five hiring managers will reject a candidate before they finish reading the... Read More >


10 Ways to Deal Effectively With Toxic Co-Workers

It's nearly impossible for employees to avoid a toxic co-worker at some point in their careers. In fact, four out of five employees surveyed either currently work with, or have worked with, a colleague who spreads malicious rumors, unfairly blames others, and exhibits excessive negativity or other inappropriate behaviors, according to research. Even worse, the vast majority of these employees... Read More >


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