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For the Sake of Your Career: 10 Bad Work Habits You Must Break

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Since most of us spend the vast majority of our waking moments at our jobs, it’s tough not to develop certain work habits.

And some of us, intentional or not, develop some toxic work habits that do more than just annoy our coworkers…   

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Resume Lies: How Common is Dishonesty? [Infographic]

And you thought Pinnochio was bad. Turns out your office is probably full of Pinnochios.

According to a new OfficeTeam survey, resume lies may be on the rise…   

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Email Rules that Mean the Difference Between Casual and Professional

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US employees spend, on average, about a quarter of the workweek combing through hundreds of emails. Despite the fact that we’re glued to our reply buttons, career coach Barbara Pachter says plenty of professionals still don’t know how to follow email rules appropriately.

Here are some basic, modern email rules every professional should know…   

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Workplace 101: Courteous, Professional (and Absolutely Necessary) Email Replies

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Email replies are Courteous, Professional, and Absolutely Necessary There are four reasons why you should answer every work email when a reply is appropriate. You’d be amazed how much goodwill you can generate from a five-second response.
   

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5 Common Work Mistakes You Never Knew You Were Making

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To uncover some common work mistakes you might not even know you’re making, we talked with Dana Brownlee from Professionalism Matters.

She gave us five things to look out for so you can maintain your top-notch work cred…   

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Filenames for Your Resume and Cover Letter: More Important Than You Think

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For many job seekers, the filenames, titles, and URL names they provide employers are quite often more important than they think.

Because when recruiters and employers see vague attachments to your email or applications, they aren’t exactly to excited to open the files…   

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