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How to Stick With a Job Where You Feel Unappreciated

It happens to everyone at one time or another: you are working in a position where you enjoy the work, but you cannot please your boss no matter how hard you try. You do your best to complete tasks keeping his or her standards ...

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5 Great Gift Ideas for Your Career Girl

Today is my birthday! Yay! I like birthdays. I get to make my family get together, my dad cooks an awesome meal of my choice, it’s usually “fall” enough that we can eat some pumpkin pie, and I get to talk abou...

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How To Ensure Your Career is Stellar

The comedy “The Office” resonated with viewers by depicting the dysfunctional situations that arise all too often in the workplace. But when you get stuck in an absurd employment situation in real life, it’s not quite...


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Three Ways to Give Yourself Credit

Recognizing our own accomplishments and sharing our success stories is not easy. We often feel awkward talking about ourselves, even when clearly handed the microphone and the spotlight. Many people point out that men feel more...

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5 Red Flags That Can Damage Your Career

Look over your shoulder. There is probably a long line of qualified candidates standing in line right behind you to take your job, at least figuratively, if not literally. Unemployment rates rose in 28 states in July of 2013, r...

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It’s Bigger Than Just an “Office” – Thoughts on Colleague Relationships on the Anniversary of 9/11

It’s often debated whether having “friends at work” is good or bad. I’ve always had the opinion that being friends with your coworkers made life better and your work life more fun. On the other hand, I h...


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The One-Dimensional Dilemma

Today I want to tackle how people (including I) have a bad habit of judging other people and labeling them as one-dimensional. If you are a regular Kaliwood reader you know I believe that women can be strong, successful members...

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You Are the Company You Keep: Get Rid of Negative Influences

First of all, if any of these sound familiar to you, it’s a sign from the universe that you need to keep reading on: Your boss buys lunch for your entire staff one day. As everyone is going up to collect their food, someo...

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3 Tips to Prepare for the First Day of Work

I consider myself an excellent planner, whether it means crafting endless to-do lists or preparing for an event. I love to know – make that desperately need to know – exactly what to wear and what to carry in my handbag to ...


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Completing an Internship Program: Steps for the Intern and the Supervisor

It’s a shame to say it, but unfortunately summer is beginning to wind itself down. And with the end of summer comes the end of summer interns in your office. For many businesses, summer interns are key to success. Here at...