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12 Ways To Rev Up Profit Margins
Sellers often come to us with a simple question: How can I increase my margins? This is an important question for anyone looking to be successful in the world of e-commerce. Higher margins are the key to greater sustained success.
Midlife Career Change Advice From Baby Boomers to Millennials
Millennials are "lazy, entitled narcissists," according to Baby Boomers. Hold on Millennials, before you make this about yourselves you should know that Baby Boomers contemplated and made midlife career changes long before you felt the need to take a semester off to find yourselves in Europe. When workers make the critical decision to leave one career for another, where do they end up?
11 Films You Should Watch if You Want to Work for Satya Nadella or Mark Zuckerberg
This is the second article in a series about the films you should watch if you want to work for the most powerful people in the world.
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Career Lessons People Learn Too Late
All careers have their own specific career challenges which are presented to us as career lessons. We are taught throughout our lives that work is the essence of life, and without a job, we are nothing. We can't provide for ourselves and our family, we don't have a purpose, etc. And while it is true that our careers are a necessary source of income, it is also important for those in the workforce to remember that life is more than just work and and success. Often, career lessons touch other areas of your life, including family, friends and relationships.
Things Successful People Do Before Breakfast
We’ve all heard the line, early bird gets the worm. We get it: morning people are more successful, but what are the things successful people do before breakfast—and what should you start doing too?
Things No One Tells You About Working the Night Shift
The night shift is the dead zone of employment. Whether you're a nurse, a concierge, a security guard, or any one of those brazen folks who dares take on what most consider the worst shifts imaginable, we salute you!
What to Do About Office Gossip
Karen was working in her office, minding her own business. The phone rang and interrupted her concentration. It was a woman she had worked with three months before, calling to tell her something she didn’t want to hear – there was a rumor going around her old agency that she had slept with Byron, her former boss, and that that was why she had been fired.
Unhealthy Workplace Habits and How to Correct Them
It’s not that we’re bad people, or that we aren’t working hard. The problem is that what our minds and bodies need at a basic level is in conflict with our work style. We are so focused on work, on getting things done, that we’ve changed the way we eat, move and sleep in a way that is actually counter-productive.
Are You a Workaholic?
At least, that was the collective answer we got after polling the floor of an undisclosed finance company. Some other gems also included, "if you dream of work more than your childhood", "if you eat in less time than you shit", and of course "if you curse more than you say please and thank you" than you damn sure are a workaholic. If anyone knows what it's like to give up your life for your job, it's these people, so it's safe to say all of these things probably make you a workaholic. But really, if you spend more time answering emails than sleeping, you ARE a workaholic.
What It's Like To Be A: Mail Carrier
Jimmy Fallon has said that it was his fallback plan if he didn’t succeed as a comedian; actor John Ratzenberger famously portrayed Cliff Clavin for 273 episodes on Cheers; this is what it's been like to be an actual mail carrier for over 30 years.
How To Give a Killer Interview
Giving a great interview can be the difference between staying in your mediocre job, and pursuing your dream career. Colin Powell, an American statesman, has said, “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” There are also no secrets to being successful in an interview. If you prepare yourself, your answers, and show you are the right worker for the company, then you will be able to rock your interview and get the job.