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Cell Phone Cancer and Six Other Workplace Dangers

The World Health Organization has announced that experts have deemed the use of cell phones to be “possibly carcinogenic.” According to the news release, “The WHO/International Agency for Research on...Read More
 
 
 
 
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Five Office Drama Queens And How To Deal With Them

William Shakespeare is credited with writing nearly 40 plays. Had he worked in a modern office, he might have written twice as many. You want drama? The average workplace has plenty of it. Corporate life...Read More
 
 
 
 
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Too Squeezed to Take A Vacation

Demanding work schedules and mounting financial challenges are leading many workers to cancel vacations this year, according to CareerBuilder. Even those who plan to take time off intend to stay connected with the office wh...Read More
 
 
 
 
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It's Chic To Be a Geek

See also Geeks in Pop Culture In a bizarre inversion of the high school pecking order, geeks are popular. A clear majority of Americans say that being called a geek is a compliment, according to a new survey from Modis, an IT-industr...Read More
 
 
 
 
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Tight Budgets Ahead

Doing more with less remains the mantra at corporations, according to a new survey from Deloitte Consulting LLP. Most senior executives expect revenues to grow over the next two years, but nearly as many say they remain focused on cos...Read More
 
 
 
 
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Shared Service Centers on the Upswing

More organizations are using shared-services centers to streamline operations and cut costs, says Deloitte Consulting. Shared-services centers allow organizations to consolidate functions used across the company. Mos...Read More
 
 
 
 
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Facebook Scores With Job Seekers

Facebook and other social media resources have emerged as critical elements in the modern job search. Younger workers seeking internships and entry-level jobs are making full use of social media to get leads and contact em...Read More
 
 
 
 
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Making Meetings Less Awful

See also Stupid Meeting Tricks Meetings can be torture. The average worker spends 5.6 hours every week in meetings, yet 71% of participants say it’s pretty much a waste of time, according to a Microsoft survey. Meetings themse...Read More
 
 
 
 
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Parents Ruining Job Chances for Young Workers

In the age of hovering, overly-involved parents – the ones who pressure teachers and principals to change test grades and insist on more playing time for their brats during kiddie soccer games -- it’s unsurpris...Read More
 
 
 
 
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Indian Workers Returning Home

U.S. companies may face a serious case of brain drain as the majority of technology professionals from India plan to return home, according to a recent survey from Corp-Corp.com, a tech-job portal. Even some workers who have ...Read More
 
 
 
 
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Project Pitfalls and Solutions

Projects fail more than half the time, according to industry research, and too often it’s easy to blame the tech stuff instead of the people who really screwed up. Technology, after all, doesn’t have feelings or...Read More
 
 
 
 
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Best Places to Find an IT Job

What are the best places to find work now? IT staffing firm Modis gathered information from its network across the U.S. to find the cities with the hottest job markets over the past quarter. The company looked at factors such...Read More
 
 
 
 
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Conflict Can Be Constructive

Conflict is not something to avoid in the workplace – as long as you manage it effectively. No decisions are made with complete certainty, so some honest disagreement about the best course to follow is inevitable. In the ne...Read More
 
 
 
 
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This Week in Distressing Tech News

So much happens in the world of technology and business, and in the world at large, and it all happens so quickly. The torrent of information makes it hard to keep up, and harder still to sort the important events from t...Read More
 
 
 
 
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Your Job Is Making You Fat

Many office workers say the cubicle lifestyle is making them gain weight, according to a survey from CareerBuilder. Logical enough, as too many of us sit at our desks all day, feeling trapped and stressed by the demands of the j...Read More
 
 
 
 
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