Career

You’ve probably experienced back pain if you sit at a desk all day. The American College of Physicians has updated its guidelines on treating back pain.
Setting goals can be a good way to motivate yourself to work toward what you want, no question. But Stephanie Vozza, writing for Fast Company, wants you to hold on just a minute.
Here are some questions to ask before you consign yourself to suffering day after day under a boring routine.
Laura Thornberry has worked as an executive assistant for more than 20 years, and after suffering a couple of layoffs, last year she launched Collaborative VA Partners, a virtual assistant company based in Sacramento, California.
A magic phrase to get a response to your email … Be kind to your IT department … Fun with Google
The hardest part of any job search is selling yourself. Even when you have years of experience in an industry this can be a challenge. How do you package your skills when you do not have experience?
Establishing a personal brand should be as important to you as creating a consumer brand is to a company.
Question: “I have worked as an administrative assistant for seven years with the same boss. I have constantly asked for more responsibilities, as I feel I could do more—I’ll be graduating with my master’s degree in December. My boss seems to just brush my request off. At what point should I start seeking opportunities elsewhere?” – Natarsha, Administrative Assistant
Jacqueline Whitmore offers this advice for bringing some levity to the office.
Instead of assuming that you’re expected to work extra hours, consider these tips to keep your workload down to 40 hours each week.
Not everyone will build an $80 billion empire, but anyone can use a few nuggets of career advice from Gates.
“We’re the most important people there.”
Here are some suggestions if you’re looking for a good read that will make you think about work differently and help you shape a better career,