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    So You Want to Be a Gallerina

    For the uninitiated in the art world, a gallerina is a gallery assistant, typically in a world-class gallery. The gallerina is polished, attractive and highly-competent. Looks count, but gallerinas are not empty-headed. ...
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  2. What to Do if Your Are Late (Photo: iStockphoto)

    What to Do If You Are Late for an Interview

    Ideally, you want to arrive at the interview a bit early. An early arrival gives you the chance to collect your thoughts, visit the restroom and polish your appearance.  A mad dash into the interview without time to spare is a major set-back. ...
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  3. Work Spouse (Photo: iStockphoto)

    4 Reasons Why Everyone Needs a Work Spouse

    With all the time you spend in the office away from your actual significant other, it’s only natural to develop close, intimate bonds with colleagues, peers and co-workers who share nearly every waking hour with you. ...
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  4. Using Astrology in Career Planning (Photo: Wikimedia CC)

    Should You Use Numerology and Astrology to Plan Your Career?

    Recently, a talk show had an astrologer and numerologist consult audience members about career-related information. It is intriguing, but would you trust career advice from an astrologist? ...
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  5. Claire Distenfeld

    Claire Distenfeld: From Art Degree to Upscale Boutique Owner

    Claire Distenfeld has been fascinated with design since, well, pretty much forever. The native New Yorker cut her teeth in the art world, first interning at a gallery and then at the New Museum. ...
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  6. First Job Mistakes (Photo: iStockphoto)

    5 Biggest Mistakes People Make in Their First Job

    Across the city, first-year professionals fresh out of school have started their careers, embarking on journeys that they hope will be filled with financial success and personal satisfaction. The harsh reality, however, of working full-time for the first time can be quite a wake-up call for the unprepared. ...
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  7. Dog at work (Photo: iStockphoto)

    How to Convince Your Boss to Make the Office Pet-Friendly

    In researching a new series highlighting pet-friendly companies in New York City, I was surprised to find just one office open to having employees bring their dog, cat or related furry companion to work. ...
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  8. Great White Shark (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

    It’s Shark Week! Take Some Career Advice from the Great White Shark

    What would August be without Shark Week? This programming started in 1988 and has grown in popularity year after year. Ratings for the Discovery Channel double during this week dedicated to all things “jawsome.”  (Yes, that is part of the Shark Week fan vernacular.) Let’s dive deeper and see what the great white shark can teach us about career success. ...
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  9. Celeste Beatty

    Celeste Beatty: The Harlem Brewing Head Talks of Inspiration and Her New Pub

    Celeste Beatty, "not quite 50" as she describes herself, has many passions in life, but she took two of her biggest, a love of Harlem ...
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  10. How to deal with a jerk at work

    5 Ways to Handle the Office Jerk Like a New Yorker

    There's always one bad apple in the bunch, right? You know it, you dread it but according to Kenneth Lloyd, Ph.D., working alongside a jerk is nearly inevitable in the office. The author of ...
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