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  • How to Protect Your Eyes From Prolonged Computer Strain at Work

    You've been working nonstop for a few hours and you start feeling that all too familiar sting and tiredness in your eyes. This happens because our eyes aren't meant to stare at one thing close up for long; our eyes are adapted for hunting and spotting food from far away.

    With the...

  • Health corner: excessive sweating is a medical condition

     It’s summer and for many of us we’re suffering through a heat wave right now.  That means when we’re out we’re perspiring a whole lot more than we usually do.  In fact I came home from walking the dog this afternoon, and I was drenched in sweat.  I also looked at my dog and he...

  • The Best Jobs for Women Who Enjoy Traveling

    So you love to travel and you take every possible opportunity to get out and see the world. It's a great priority to have, as travel constantly exposes you to new experiences and invigorates your perspective. But there are only so many international vacations you can afford to make. So what...

  • How Businesses Can Improve the Efficiency of Their Service Management Teams

    If you are fortunate enough to be a part of a service management team, then you know that it's a position that is filled with a lot of room for growth and also a high demand for great service. As a form of open-source management, you are working daily to come up with various methods and...

  • What to do when Business Finance is tight?

     

    Is it wrong of us women to expect the same as men when it comes to business: same rights, same pay and same respect? Well of course it isn’t. But the problem is that we are still waiting for society to catch up with modern day women. Those CEO’s and directors of major companies are...

  • The benefits of email marketing for businesses

    Email marketing can help business gain new customers and keep the old ones.  I have been a direct marketer for a good part of my career working in both B2B and B2C markets and have found email marketing to be one of the most effective avenues for driving sales.

    The benefits of...

  • Top 5 Things to Consider Before Selling Your Company

    If you've grown your business into a financial success and are ready to slow down and reap the benefits of all those years of work, you may be considering selling your company. It's a great position to be in, but you certainly shouldn't enter the process blind. You've reached this point by...

  • Top Design Tips for Creating Your Own Custom Packaging

    Oftentimes, a product's packaging is the first interaction a consumer has with your brand. They see it on your website or hold it in their hands in the store, and it tells them a great deal about your business. While some people do a ton of research on every important purchase, many things...

  • Sexual harassment should never be ignored

    The good news: reported cases of sexual harassment are on the decline, down from 15,889 cases reported in 1997 to 11,364 in 2011.  The bad news: many cases probably still go unreported.

    A decade ago, the polling company Louis Harris reported that nearly one-third of women in the work...

  • Is there a collision course between career and family?

    Dear Reader, 

    A debate about whether women can have it all –high-powered career and happy, healthy family—has been raging in the blogosphere for the last week.

    Anne-Marie Slaughter, now a professor at Princeton University, stepped down from a high-powered job in the State...

  • The Most Dangerous Jobs in America

    In today's tempestuous job market, most Americans think that the only danger they face is being laid off and joining the legions of the unemployed. But for some professionals, heading to the office for the day actually comes with mortal danger. And though the workplace is less hazardous than...

  • Appropriate Attire for the Office – What Not to Wear

    by Jenna Ghosheh

    I have worked with many women across all industries, and there are some basic fundamentals of office attire that women frequently have questions about. Here are 5 basic tips of what not to wear to the office.

    Keep in mind that you should dress for the...

  • Computer Repairs: DIY or Hire a Pro?

    If your computer flashes that gray screen and won't boot up, chances are your first response is absolute panic. Hopefully you've backed everything up, so even if the situation is dire you won't lose all your precious files, photos and music. But if smaller glitches appear, you might be...

  • Essential Tech Products for the Modern Business Woman

    The modern business woman needs technology that works quick and intuitively, without costly glitches. Luckily, technology companies are more than up to the challenge. The information age has transformed the way we conduct business, from how products are marketed and advertised to how they are...

  • 5 Ways to Design a More Productive Work Environment at Home

    One benefit of the down economy and miserable hiring climate is more and more people taking the opportunity to go out on their own as an entrepreneur. Sure, it's difficult getting any business off the ground, but managing your own schedule and working on projects you are truly passionate about...

  • 5 Ways to Prevent Hiring Catastrophes

    Everyone knows that hiring is the pits. It can be extremely disheartening to sift through stacks of applications with nary a qualified candidate among them. And even if you do find someone who looks great on paper, you may find yourself contending with all kinds of problems. Perhaps they'll...

  • The Benefits of Having a Toll Free Number for Your Business

    If you run a small business, you probably understand you're fighting an uphill battle. Not only are you going up against the big boys in your industry and the hundreds of other small businesses clamoring for customers, but you're also working incredibly hard to prove to consumers that they...

  • Defining success: Here's what it's not

    Success means different things to different folks.  That’s obvious.  But I can tell you one thing that success isn’t.  It isn’t about being all happy all the time. In a recent online poll, 41.2% of respondents selected:

         True Success is simply being happy with everything...

  • The five characteristics of successful women

    Dear Reader,

    Success doesn’t have to be elusive but it takes work and commitment. I thought I’d share one of our most popular blog posts—The five characteristics of successful women.  The post offers a roadmap for plotting a course to reach our goals and reap the...

  • Top 5 Ways to Repair Your Reputation Online

    In some cases a bad reputation is deserved. Perhaps in the course of doing business you made a poor decision or had a major flub. Hey, we're only human; these things can happen no matter how professional you try to be. It may be the result of a misunderstanding or poor communication, or maybe...

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