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Ballancing act: Sometimes a 'serious' office is actually a silly place

The average corporate office is a serious place full of serious people doing serious work. Or so we'd like to believe.

Millennials shouldn't worry about tax season

Doing taxes shouldn't be a tough task for millennials. In fact, it's one thing millennials can do right among the other "adult" tasks they might not be doing. Read more »

Feb. 24, 2014

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The 'Tips for Jesus' creator speaks out

San Francisco Magazine interviewed the original tipper for 'Tips for Jesus,' and found out a little bit more about the campaign. Read more »

Feb. 24, 2014

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Maryland college wants to base president's salary on janitor's pay

A college in Maryland is in the early stages of approving a proposal that would make the president's salary based on whatever the janitor makes. Read more »

Feb. 20, 2014

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LinkedIn gives members more room to share insights

LinkedIn is hoping to unleash more wisdom on its professional networking service by giving its 277 million accountholders more space to share their experiences and insights. Read more »

Feb. 19, 2014

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Female breadwinners aren't always happy

Women who reluctantly became their household’s top financial earner are less happy, CNN reported. Read more »

Feb. 14, 2014

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$1 million in taxes should equal 1 million votes, says billionaire

A billionaire put it pretty simply: If you’re paying $1 million in tax money, then you probably should get 1 million votes. Read more »

Feb. 14, 2014

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How I kept saving even during a job loss

A few months ago, I wrote about a job loss. It was a first for me. Read more »

Feb. 13, 2014

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How do successful people stay calm?

Forbes unveils 10 ways that successful people remain calm under pressure. Read more »

Feb. 13, 2014

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Working sick? Your co-workers are sort of OK with it

A new survey by the National Sanitation Foundation found that workers think anyone who comes into the office while sick is a hard worker, or is the victim of low amounts of sick leave, according to... Read more »

Feb. 13, 2014

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Home Depot hiring more than 500 for spring

The Home Depot is hiring 525 associates in Salt Lake City and 80,000 nationwide in preparation for spring — its busiest selling season. Read more »

Feb. 12, 2014

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Proposed higher minimum wage for federal contract workers affects us all

Given the very divergent economies, demographics and resources in the 50 states, minimum wages should reflect the supply and demand for workers and their skills. Read more »

Feb. 11, 2014

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Balancing act: Banks move away from the 'cult of overwork'

A recent New Yorker article talks about investment banks that are trying to change a work culture that stresses long hours in the office and little rest. Other industries would do well to follow... Read more »

Feb. 11, 2014

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As bigger economies recover, emerging markets begin to stumble

Emerging markets, particularly in Latin America, are feeling currency fluctuation and other problems — which could affect global markets. Read more »

Feb. 11, 2014

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Is there really a gender pay gap?

The difference between men and women in the workforce might not be as great as previously thought. Read more »

Feb. 5, 2014

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Job insecurity: the American worker's reality

While the U.S. economy showed some signs of improvement last year, many American workers are not feeling these improvements when it comes to their careers, according to a new poll conducted by Op4G... Read more »

Feb. 5, 2014

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This new device will help your boss keep track of you at work

Hitachi, an electronics company in Japan, has created a new device that'll give employers and supervisors an easy way to keep track of workers, CNN reported. Read more »

Feb. 4, 2014

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Delight customers by giving them what they didn't ask for

When customers ask us for something, our first inclination is most likely to give it to them. Naturally, our goal is to deliver value to those who pay the bills. And the customer is always right,... Read more »

Jan. 31, 2014

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401(k) vs. IRA: 5 key differences

Both 401(k)s and individual retirement arrangements (IRAs) are investment vehicles that allow you to save for retirement. Read more »

Jan. 30, 2014

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4 hidden costs of retirement

You might think you've stashed away enough money for retirement, but planning for the costs of your post-work years is no simple task. Many workers find themselves confronting hidden costs after... Read more »

Jan. 29, 2014

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Balancing act: Do you work through lunch or take time to recharge?

I usually eat lunch alone in my cubicle — and quickly — on workdays. A new survey from OfficeTeam shows I'm not alone in my habits. But I might have more productive afternoons if I made... Read more »

Jan. 28, 2014

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Balancing act: Readers share their work-life balance ideas

Every time I write about flexible schedules and working from home, I receive messages from readers who are eager to tell tales of their own quests for work-life balance. These readers don't always... Read more »

Jan. 21, 2014

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Minorities have stronger entrepreneurship interest, new poll says

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A new Gallup poll looks at how some students hope to start their own business some day. Minorities lead the pack in entrepreneurial spirit. Read more »

Jan. 19, 2014

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Small business agenda stretches past minimum wage

Minimum wage may be getting most of the headlines, but other issues that affect small businesses will be debated when state legislatures convene around the country this year. Tax cuts will be high... Read more »

Jan. 15, 2014

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Company bond characteristics can differ for each issuance

Low interest rates, relatively narrow credit spreads and persistent investor demand all spurred U.S. corporations to issue more than $1 trillion of rated debt in 2013. Read more »

Jan. 14, 2014

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Balancing act: Tree climbing director, dog musher among surprising flexible jobs of 2013

FlexJobs reviewed jobs posted on its site during 2013 and put together a list of the most surprising telecommuting and flexible work opportunities. It's amazing some of the occupations people can... Read more »

Jan. 14, 2014

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