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Monster poll: Most say they never call in sick to avoid work

Monster poll: Most say they never call in sick to avoid work

One could say never calling in sick to work when you’re not sick is honest, but the fact that its rarely done could point to a different work-based trend entirely.

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For graduates, finding balance between personal and professional is the challenge

For graduates, finding balance between personal and professional is the challenge

In her new book, “Lean In for Graduates,” a reproduction of the original book with added chapters, voices and advice for college graduates, Sheryl Sandberg is spreading her original message to the American workforce’s newest class.

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Most find interviewing is the hardest part about changing jobs

Most find interviewing is the hardest part about changing jobs

Finding a new job can be daunting, but what specifically do job seekers feel stands in their way?

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Your next job is probably at a small business

Your next job is probably at a small business

There are 28 million small businesses in the United States. These businesses — with flags planted in every industry from automotive to app making — provide two out of the every three jobs nationally, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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New graduates: Don’t be afraid to ‘Lean In’ and negotiate

New graduates: Don’t be afraid to ‘Lean In’ and negotiate

Sheryl Sandberg, in her bestselling, tell-all book on life as the chief operating officer at Facebook, “Lean In,” encouraged women to push for their careers. Here’s her message for graduates.

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Did you get a pay cut without knowing it?

Did you get a pay cut without knowing it?

PayScale recently published data showing that inflation has caused “real wages” in the U.S. to decrease by almost 7 percent since 2006, despite wages having increased by 7.4 percent.

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How to prepare for your next job interview

How to prepare for your next job interview

Acing your job interview involves more than just saying the right things at the right times during the actual interview.

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Avoid these common job search misbeliefs and mistakes

Avoid these common job search misbeliefs and mistakes

Everyone makes mistakes, but that doesn’t mean you have to repeat the mistakes others have made.

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4 tips for connecting with co-workers despite your differences

4 tips for connecting with co-workers despite your differences

April is Celebrate Diversity Month, so I went out to find ways employees can embrace diversity at a grassroots level by connecting with co-workers who are different from them.

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Unconventional job search advice

Unconventional job search advice

Sometimes the best job search advice tells you what not to do, what to do differently or what to do less often. Tips to avoid pitfalls or think about things in a new way are equally helpful, if not more so, than rote platitudes about shoring up your resume and social connections. For this week’s [...]

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