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10 Things Never To Say To Your Co-Workers

Office EtiquetteWhether working in an office setting or another career, like retail, hospitality, health care etc, there are always certain things that are off-limits to say to co-workers. Some are rude to them, and others discredit yourself. Getting ahead and being successful in the workplace requires some tact, and here are 10 things never to say to your co-workers to help you find success.

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Asking Your Boss for More Money – 5 Scenarios

Getting That RaiseAccording to a recent survey, about 39% of professionals in the US get very nervous before asking for a pay raise. Some nervousness when approaching your boss to ask for a raise is normal. But it’s important to remember that talking about money and benefits with your boss is just part of being a professional.

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How to Find Meaning in Your Workplace

Finding meaning at workOn an average, you spend around 40 hours at your workplace. Considering the amount of time you spend at your office, it is important to stay positive and motivated about the place you go to everyday.

However, work pressure, stagnation and professional differences often cause displeasure and frustration. You must understand that you are not the only employee who feels frustrated at work. Millions of professionals across industries and domains find their workplace banal, restrictive and stagnating.

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Communication and Team Skills Are Crucial

 Employers Look for Communication Skills, Ability to Work in a Team in New College Grads

National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE)

BETHLEHEM, PA—What sets two equally qualified job candidates apart can be as simple as who has the better communication skills. An annual survey of the job market for new college graduates shows that, year after year, certain skills, attributes, and qualities show up on employers’ “most wanted” list.

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Unemployment High Yet Jobs Remain Unfilled

Unemployment - Credit: NYTimes.com, Lucas Jackson/ReutersDuring the Democratic National Convention last week former President Bill Clinton touched on a pretty incredible statistic: there are currently over 3 million jobs that remain unfilled in the United States.

In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics that number is 3.8 million as of July 2012. With all the news about the economy and unemployment why are candidates having a difficult time finding jobs and why are employers having a hard time filling openings?

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