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  • How to Balance Work and Personal Life Like Marissa Mayer

    Top executives like Marissa Mayer, the new CEO of Yahoo!, stand out not only for professional achievement, but also for the seemingly relative ease at which they balance their personal with their professional lives. With extensive practical knowledge, undeniable grace, and razor-sharp business...

  • The Benefits of Conducting Virtual Job Interviews

    Working from home has many fantastic perks, but hiring someone without meeting them in person can still seem like a daunting task. After all, will we like them? Will we be able to work with them? Are they even who they say they are? Traditional interviewing tactics rely on meeting and greeting...

  • What to Wear and What not to Wear to the Office

    Many women struggle daily with the decision of what to wear. With the summer heat practically melting everyone in the country, some of you might be tempted to take that "business casual" idea a little too far. Grant it, there may be environments where you believe - maybe were even told that it...

  • Successful Woman Update: Pinterest, Tips for Reducing Stress and Advice for Small Businesses

    Dear Subscriber,

    Have you been caught up in the Olympics?  I have. And it's made me think again about the meaning of success. 

    Of course all the athletes who are representing their countries in the Olympic games are successful in their chosen sport. It was talent, hard, hard...

  • Don't let stress sabotage your goals

    Stress seems ever present in 21stcentury life. Since it’s a fact of life we’d all better figure out how we’re going to handle it. Otherwise, it’s going to slow us down or derail our business and personal goals.

    Plus, stress is a health risk. Many well-respected studies link...

  • Don’t let stress derail your journey to success

    Stress seems ever present in 21stcentury life. Since it’s a fact of life we’d all better figure out how we’re going to handle it.  Otherwise, it’s going to slow us down or derail our business and personal goals.

     

    Plus, stress is a health risk. Many well-respected...

  • Will Ergonomic Office Design Increase Productivity?

    The word "ergonomic" may not be one that you toss around during your lunch hour at work, but the meaning behind it is definitely something that people strive to have at their place of business. Ergonomic basically speaks to creating the kind of environment that will be comfortable for...

  • Common Small Business Tax Myths

    Myths. They are like urban legends. We're so used to hearing them that we actually believe they are true. When it comes to common small business tax myths, this can be potentially dangerous because without knowing the facts about the IRS and their expectations, you can find yourself in a real...

  • Manicube.com Delivers Manicures to Business Women

    Some of the wisest inventions that are made as it relates to business and commerce are the ones that play a direct role in making people's lives easier. Just think about it. Do people go through fast food restaurants because the food is four-star or because they don't feel like cooking and it'...

  • Hiring for Success

    As a business expands, it needs to bring in more employees to meet the demand.  But, there is so much that goes into hiring an employee. Small businesses owners, who are often focused on making a business profitable, can benefit from...

  • Business Software essential for Efficiency

    When working for a global business it can be extremely difficult to implement efficient and continuous communication across all departments. It is common for these types of companies to allow essential information to get lost along the way, resulting in costly errors and reduced productivity...

  • The Benefits of Open Source Software to Businesses

    Open source software is a term that is pretty popular in the business world. But, just in case you're new to the concept, basically what it means is that it's a type of software that comes with a source code. Once you have the code and you are able to access the compiled version of the...

  • Pin It to Win It

    Social media newcomer Pinterest has stolen the spotlight when it comes to online marketing. One early 2012 report from Shareaholic indicated that Pinterest drives more referral traffic than Google+, LinkedIn and...

  • Difficult Conversations? Make Them Easier with These Tips

    Have you ever dreaded the conversation where you have had to tell someone something they don’t want to hear?  Difficult conversations are never fun but if done right they can be worthwhile and productive. 

    By leveling with someone you may well be able to turn untenable situation...

  • Top 5 Resume Tips for Recent College Graduates

    Your cap and gown are packed away in the closet, your new diploma is framed and placed conspicuously on the wall, and now it's time to nail down the job of your dreams. Of course, this is a tough time to be entering the workforce. Jobs are scarce, hiring managers are risk averse, and there are...

  • Tips for Building a Strong Brand in a Bad Economy

    Yes, the economy is currently less than stellar, but don't let it distract you from continuing to do all that you can to making your company thrive. The truth of the matter is that while the economy could definitely be doing better, this is still a remarkable time in America's history because...

  • How Much Will Corporate Relocation Cost?

    So, you got the job that you've always wanted. Congratulations, that's great! It's good pay, it will provide you with more work experience, and it's in a city that you've always wanted to live in. There's just one catch: The company that you will soon be working for is not offering to totally...

  • How to Find a Job When You Have a Disability

    If you have a disability, you may feel (or fret) that you won't be able to get a job---a good-paying and well-deserved job. First of all, put that fear far from your mind. There are lots of companies that are happy to hire people with disabilities, and the ones who aren't? Well, there are...

  • Chic and Trendy Office Design on a Limited Budget

    When you stop and think about the fact that a lot of us spend the majority of our waking hours in an office setting, wouldn't it make sense that we should want to put a concerted effort into making it feel as comfortable as possible? One of the best ways to do that is to decorate it in a way...

  • Do you have to incorporate your business?

    Whether you run a small business on the side while working full-time for an employer, or you work full-time from home, you may be considering the benefits of incorporating your business, or trying to determine what your legal responsibilities are.

    Depending on what your business is,...

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