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How to be happy in six easy steps


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Being happy does not come naturally to everybody.

Some people are just happy in general, others need a bit of coaxing before that smile will appear on their face.

There are always those people who are shuffle through life with a perpetual cloud over their head.  But it doesn’t always have to be that way. Continue reading HOW TO BE HAPPY IN SIX EASY STEPS

The less competent your boss is, the more you hate your job


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Do you love your job?

Like, REALLY REALLY love your job?

It’s one thing to love what you do or the company that you work for. But the job itself – how much do you really like THAT position in THAT department with THOSE co-workers?

Yeah, we thought so.  Depending on the circumstances, you really could be happier elsewhere – whether it be under a different management structure in the same organization, or doing a similar job at a different company.

See, it’s not the WORK that you’re unhappy with, it’s the environment.

Dilbert's Pointy-Hair Boss
Dilbert’s Pointy-Hair Boss
Continue reading THE LESS COMPETENT YOUR BOSS IS, THE MORE YOU HATE YOUR JOB

Need to Poop at Work but suffer from Bathroom Anxiety? Check out these four handy tips


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We all have done it, or know someone who has.

There’s the guy who flips the newspaper under his arm and makes a big production of heading down the hall for his morning constitutional. There’s the woman who takes WAY too long in the far stall to not have something medically wrong with her.

There’s those that abuse the single-seater, and those that stink up the community space.

How to Poo at Work
How to Poo At Work
Continue reading NEED TO POOP AT WORK BUT SUFFER FROM BATHROOM ANXIETY? CHECK OUT THESE FOUR HANDY TIPS

The 10 MOST DANGEROUS JOBS IN THE WORLD!


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Not everybody has a safe desk job these days. There are still people out there that are required to make this country run. Without them working hard, working diligently behind the scenes doing all that awesome grunt work, this place would fall apart.

We need men and women in these roles. They’re good at what they do, and the world is a better place because of them.  Nobody ever aspires to be a desk jockey when growing up. Fantasy playtime often involves these career paths.

The Dangerous Book for Boys
The Dangerous Book for Boys
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Worst, Overused Corporate Buzzwords


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We all have played BUZZWORD BINGO in our office meetings, conferences, and presentations.

Sometimes those corporate phrases are appropriate. Other times, it’s just a talking head trying to sound more important than they really are.  Everyone knows they have a job to do (one would think), so we don’t need the demotivating words and phrases that oft-repeated without any real substance behind them.

The Dictionary of Corporate Bullshit: An A to Z Lexicon of Empty, Enraging, and Just Plain Stupid Office Talk
The Dictionary of Corporate Bullshit:
An A to Z Lexicon of Empty, Enraging, and
Just Plain Stupid Office Talk
Continue reading WORST, OVERUSED CORPORATE BUZZWORDS

How much money do chefs make?


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If you’re a foodie and you haven’t had a chance to catch John Favreau’s film CHEF yet, then stop right now and go watch it.  We’ll wait.

Chef
Chef
Continue reading HOW MUCH MONEY DO CHEFS MAKE?

These professions drink more coffee than any job


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A lot of people can’t start their day without a good cup of coffee.

Some employers have even discovered (like they should be surprised) that providing FREE COFFEE to their staff actually increases workers’ productivity and happiness vs those companies where coffee isn’t readily available.

Royal Kona Private Reserve 100% Pure Kona Coffee Whole Bean
Royal Kona Private Reserve
100% Pure Kona Coffee Whole Bean
Continue reading THESE PROFESSIONS DRINK MORE COFFEE THAN ANY JOB

Six Computer Programming Languages that are Worth The Most Money


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If you’re studying computers in college and wondering where the real money is for after you graduate, maybe you should take a little time to think about whether you’re studying the right stuff or not.

Real World Haskell
Real World Haskell

Continue reading SIX COMPUTER PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES THAT ARE WORTH THE MOST MONEY

Women: is the Portia Hypothesis holding you back at work?


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Women – how well are you doing in your career?  Do you feel you’re overly successful, or do you see yourself being held back for no real reason whatsoever?

Perhaps your issue isn’t with the work you do, but maybe it’s YOU.  All due to the PORTIA HYPOTHESIS.

People are the Name of the Game: How to be More Successful in Your Career--and Life
People are the Name of the Game:
How to be More Successful in Your Career–and Life
Continue reading WOMEN: IS THE PORTIA HYPOTHESIS HOLDING YOU BACK AT WORK?

Video Fun: Behind the Scenes at MATCH GAME


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Remember the other day when Web Watch shared with you the PRICE IS RIGHT BEHIND THE SCENES VIDEO?

Those damn CBS folks decided to take the video down for some reason.  Seriously?  What’s up with that?

The Best of MATCH GAME
The Best of MATCH GAME
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How to make up to $25,000 in 60 days or less


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Congratulations!  You have a new job!

…and you find out you hate it.  Like, really really really hate it.

Do you hate your job so much that you despise going to the office and working with the other people there, and every day is a struggle just to show up and do your assigned tasks?

And yet you continue to go through the motions, because you kinda like your assigned duties – it’s the environment and everything around that’s really not agreeing with you.

Quit Your Job & Move To Key West: The Complete Guide
Quit Your Job & Move To Key West:
The Complete Guide
Continue reading HOW TO MAKE UP TO $25,000 IN 60 DAYS OR LESS

Top Industries with Increasing Salaries


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Asking your boss for a raise can be unnerving.

Do you deserve it? Do you think you have everything you need to show why you have earned being paid more money?  How valuable are you contributions? How valuable are you as an individual to the organization?

How to Ask for a Raise: Learn How to Ask for a Pay Rise and Do Salary Negotiation the Right Way. Asking for a Raise Has Never Been So Easy!
How to Ask for a Raise:
Learn How to Ask for a Pay Rise and
Do Salary Negotiation the Right Way.
Asking for a Raise Has Never Been So Easy!
Continue reading TOP INDUSTRIES WITH INCREASING SALARIES

Top 10 Most Depressing Careers


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We’ve always believed that if you aren’t having fun at work, you either need to find a new place to work or a new position at that company.  We spend too much time at the job with These People, that if you’re not enjoying the experience you need to move on.

If not, you’ll just keep hating that job, those people, your bosses, the clients, etc. You’ll be in a death spiral of misery until you figure out a way to get out of that rut.

I Hate Myself and Want to Die: The 52 Most Depressing Songs You've Ever Heard
I Hate Myself and Want to Die:
The 52 Most Depressing Songs You’ve Ever Heard

Continue reading TOP 10 MOST DEPRESSING CAREERS

Is it better to be an hourly employee or salaried?


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It’s a question that nobody wants to ask their friends or neighbors, but it’s one that you ask yourself every day: how much money do you make in a year?

Do you feel that you are adequately compensated for your time spent working?

Minimum Wage, Maximum Damage How the Minimum Wage Law Destroys Jobs, Perpetuates Poverty, and Erodes Freedom
Minimum Wage, Maximum Damage
How the Minimum Wage Law Destroys Jobs,
Perpetuates Poverty, and Erodes Freedom
Continue reading IS IT BETTER TO BE AN HOURLY EMPLOYEE OR SALARIED?

Almost 40% of all unemployed people have stopped trying to get a job


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Today’s economic climate is definitely recovering and on the upswing compared to where it was a few years ago.

Are there curently layoffs at big companies? Sure.

But are all those newly unemployed people panicked today about their prospects of finding a new position at a new organization?  Also yes, but not as much as there was a few years ago.

Unlock the Hidden Job Market: 6 Steps to a Successful Job Search When Times Are Tough
Unlock the Hidden Job Market:
6 Steps to a Successful Job Search When Times Are Tough
Continue reading ALMOST 40% OF ALL UNEMPLOYED PEOPLE HAVE STOPPED TRYING TO GET A JOB