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Today's Top Stories March 23, 2018

Office Life

How to deal with that bossy coworker who acts like your supervisor

Know-it-all coworkers are one thing, but ones who act like they're your actual manager are a completely different beast. Here's how to keep them from controlling your workday.

career change

3 of the most common mistakes first-time entrepreneurs make

If you obsess over the details, you’ll never get the results you’re looking for.

How To

3 tips for introverts that can help them succeed in communication-heavy roles

You’ll find it much easier and more enjoyable for introverts to communicate if you know people value what you’re saying.


4 hacks for your next business flight

Flying on a plane for business travel can be a hassle. Here's how to make that adventure less stressful, so that you can focus on what really matters.


Best Buy’s CEO says he uses 5 criteria to decide whether someone’s a leader

As Best Buy develops its leaders, here are the most important qualifications that CEO Hubert Joly says every leader needs to meet.


These are the best companies to work for and their amazing perks

Does a ping pong table even count as a perk anymore?

office life

Survey: These are the biggest distractions in the workplace

While open office spaces can have perils all their own, you don't necessarily have to work in one to get distracted at work.


How to maintain professional connections when there’s high turnover at your company

Maintaining the connections you've made at work can be tough when you work in an office where people always seem to be on their way out — whether it's for good or bad reasons.


Survey: Women claim half as much on expense reports as men

When employers require employees to pay expenses first and claim them later, a new survey found that these expense reports end up costing women more than men.


How to rebound after not landing a big promotion

Here's how to cultivate positive meaning after being passed over for a promotion and rebound more brilliantly than ever before.


Studies say drinking coffee can be good, unless you’re doing this

You may only be reaping the positive benefits if you are drinking your coffee a certain way.


How to manage up when you have a bad boss

One of the tests of being a leader is knowing how to navigate a boss who doesn’t score highly as a leader themselves. Here's the best way to do that.


How to beat procrastination (backed by science)

When you procrastinate, you might feel better in the short-term, but you will suffer in the long-term. One thing that all procrastinators have in common is that procrastination has a price.

Work Fashion

4 wardrobe essentials for nailing that interview

Preparing for an interview can cause a lot of unwanted stress and anxiety. But the more you prepare for an interview, the better off you are — and that includes what you plan to wear to it!


Conquer distractions with this simple chart

In this Golden Age of distractions, what does it take to focus? Instead of blaming our puny attention spans, we should dig deeper to understand how certain products affect us.

Body Language

10 body language myths that limit your success

Not everything you’ve heard about body language is accurate.

Off Hours

Survey: Many are doing side hustles during work hours

The days of working just one job are gone.


4 ways to beat the bad weather blues

Spring weather may not be here yet, but that shouldn't stop you from embracing the new season.


What I learned from Sheryl Sandberg’s class on resilience

I took Sheryl Sandberg's class on resilience. Here's what it taught me that can be applied to our careers.


Survey: 41% of employees feel “shamed” for taking vacation

Do you ever get nervous before asking your employer for permission to use your vacation days? You're not alone.


Survey: These are the loneliest professions in America

If you've ever been in an office, you know it's possible to be surrounded by people at the office and to still feel completely lonely. This feeling is isolating, and it's a growing epidemic.


I worked in three different environments for a month. Here’s what I found

As a freelance writer working part-time for a content marketing agency, I have the luxury of choosing my favorite workspace.

Office Life

Why being the backup person at work isn’t such a bad idea after all

There is something to be said for not being the top dog at work. Here are some reasons to celebrate being the backup.

Personal Finance

5 simple ways to spring clean your finances

Spring has sprung! The weather has become warmer, the days are longer and everything seems fresh and new.  It’s now the perfect time to have that much-needed sort out, not just of your home, but your finances too.

job search

Four simple steps to refresh your job search for spring

Take these simple steps now to bring some of that spring cleaning spirit to refresh your job search.

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Science says this is the optimal time to drink your coffee

The pros and cons of drinking coffee could be debated for hours. But, this is no debate: You have probably been drinking your coffee at the wrong time of day for years.


Why the secret to nailing an interview is the exact opposite of what everybody thinks

Congratulations, you’ve made the short list of candidates for your dream job. Now all you have to do is pass the final test: How do I walk into the room and convince the decision makers that I’m their best choice?


69% of employees waste 1 month a year on workplace apps

New research shows that 69% of employees report spending up to one hour daily going back and forth between apps, which is up to a whopping 32 days annually.

Sounds of silence: Could ‘colored noise’ be the secret to better sleep?