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Imma Be a CEO

Posted by on May 27, 2012 | 0 comments

Imma Be a CEO

If you’re hungry for the big $$, just become a CEO. Profits at big U.S. companies broke records last year, and so did pay for CEOs. The head of a typical public company made $9.6 million┬áin 2011, according to an analysis by The Associated Press using data from Equilar, an executive pay research firm. But it’s not ALL in cash payouts. Companies trimmed cash bonuses but handed out more...

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Why Do a “To Do List” if We Don’t Do What’s On It?

Posted by on May 24, 2012 | 0 comments

Why Do a “To Do List” if We Don’t Do What’s On It?

Get more done…get more organized…more…more…more. “It’s really quite simple,” were the famous last words of my college physics professor. “Say what you will do, then do what you say.” This is a basic premise of a certain Quality Control system used in industry. Let’s try another tactic to get our daily tasks completed. “I’ll...

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Zipcar-Sharing Is Caring

Posted by on May 21, 2012 | 0 comments

Zipcar-Sharing Is Caring

If fancy cars impress your new date, car sharing from Zipcar could be the way to create a memorable experience that will help cement a budding relationship. Does that sound materialistic? Shallow? Well, maybe it is, but just think of pulling up to the curb in a nice, shiny new red BMW convertible versus a tan Ford Taurus with one hubcap missing. Even if you already own your own car, this would...

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Sayonara Suckas

Posted by on May 16, 2012 | 0 comments

Sayonara Suckas

How does one QUIT a job properly? Tell the boss to “shove it”? Brood darkly, muttering “this place sucks!!!” while throwing picture frames, paperweights, and half dead cacti ┬áinto a box? Walking out the same day you resign? A new survey by OfficeTeam, a staffing service that specializes in placing administrative professionals, reveals some of the strangest reasons why...

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Put It HERE In May

Posted by on May 13, 2012 | 0 comments

Put It HERE In May

Your money, that is. There’s a right time and a wrong time to make certain purchases. Depending on the season and your ability to wait for the best deals, you could save as much as 75% if you time your purchases right. What’s good for May? Mattresses. For the past two years, DealNews has seen deep discounts on mattresses in May. A mattress can be a good gift for a college grad, who...

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Getting a Top Executive Job

Posted by on May 11, 2012 | 0 comments

Getting a Top Executive Job

Getting a top executive job is not just for those with an MBA or higher degree these days. So what DOES an employer really want when trying to fill an executive-level position? Most hiring managers stated “relevant experience” was necessary, although about a third are open to those with no experience in the industry. Not surprisingly, employers are looking for executives to fill...

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