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[caption id="attachment_9482" align="alignnone" width="600"] Shot of a stressed out businesswoman surrounded by colleagues needing help[/caption] Dear DW, Now that I’m working from home, I find that I’m always expected to be “open for business.” How can I appropriately set limits with my colleagues who want to meet...

Stand Out from the Pack The average recruiter spends just 7.4 seconds eyeballing a résumé, says career website TheLadders.com. Here’s how to make sure yours gets a second look. Keep it simple. Fifteen years ago, you didn’t have to worry about how your résumé would look if it...

Companies can promote inclusion by helping women lessen their burdens at home. Few would be surprised to hear that women bear the brunt of housework. New research explains why companies should care and what they can do about it. Boston Consulting Group (BCG) surveyed more than 6,500 employees...

Dear DW, A colleague once told me she felt offended whenever someone says “God bless you.” How can I make sure I’m respectful of religious etiquette in the workplace? Signed, Asking in good faith Dear Asking, First of all, it’s against the law to treat a person unfavorably because of...

T [caption id="attachment_8792" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photography of hot coffee in a retro alarm clock.[/caption] aking a break isn’t slacking; it’s critical to success. These downtime suggestions backed by science will help you work smarter and get more out of your day. Drink your coffee in the break room. A change...

Feeling burned out? Here’s why, along with seven tips to get your spark back. [caption id="attachment_8686" align="alignleft" width="225"] Ignition of a match, with smoke on dark background[/caption] By Tanisha A. Sykes Everything at work is clicking on all cylinders, and you’re saying yes! to new projects and leading teams....

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