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1. The Seven Characteristics of a Professional
Do you consider yourself a regular employee or a professional? Read the seven characteristics of a professional.

2. Perception vs. Reality in the Workplace
Communication in the workplace is very important. Often times words and actions are often misconstrued. What you said or what you did may not be perceived exactly how you meant it to be which can cause big problems. Reality is the perception of others.

3. Being Friendly in the Workplace
Why is being friendly in the workplace so important? Besides fostering teamwork and improving company morale, it can also increase your opportunities for success.

4. Is Taking a Pen from Work Stealing?
A single pen or pencil, taking an extra five minutes for lunch...what's the harm? If you have ever asked yourself that question? Have you ever wondered what the bigger picture looks like? What effect does this simple act have on a company?

5. How to Impress Your Boss - Be Punctual
Want to impress your boss? Be punctual. Being punctual, however, means more then just showing up on time.

6. My Life is in Turmoil - How to Deal at Work
Good days, bad days -everybody has them. What happens when your life suddenly gets into a turmoil? No one has an on/off emotion switch which will stop problems upon arrival to work. You need to take a proactive approach before you put your job in jeopardy.

7. How to deal with an Excuse Maker
They are in every workplace. The co-worker or supervisor that has an excuse for everything. You know who they are. They refuse to accept responsibility for anything. What is the best way to handle the excuse maker? While they may continue to make excuses - it's time to hold them accountable.

8. Are You an HR Nightmare?
Do you pick and chooses your battles at work or do you seize every opportunity to make your displeasure known. Do you think by becoming an Human Resources nightmare, you're making a name for yourself? You probably are, but not how you think - it's time to rethink your strategy.

9. How to Set Career Goals
Setting goals is an important step in ensuring career success. Not sure how to set your goals? Here is how.

10. Generation Differences in the Workplace
The Baby Boomer generation is currently the largest generation in the workforce. As Matures and Baby Boomers retire, it is important to understand the differences in generation in order to ensure a smooth transition.



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