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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Unexpected Phone Interview (Photo: Chaloner Woods/Getty Images)

    How to Handle the Unexpected Phone Interview

    If you are in the midst of an active job search, at any point in the day you could receive a call from a prospective employer. Are you ready to take the call? ...
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  8. Hidden Job Market (Photo: iStockphoto)

    Debunking the Myth of the Hidden Job Market

    If you search online for “hidden job market,” you will find dozens of articles. The term itself creates an image of a quest that even Indiana Jones could not complete. The hidden job market is a myth. ...
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  9. Happy at work (Photo: iStockphoto)

    4 Ways for New Yorkers to Be Happier at Work

    If your job has you singing the blues, you're not alone. According to the 2013 State of the American Workplace Report, widespread disinterest and unhappiness ...
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  10. Social Media (Photo: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

    6 Things Not To Do on Social Media (If You Want a Job)

    Electronic etiquette is once again propelled into the spotlight thanks to mayoral candidate Carlos Danger, er Anthony Weiner's recent sexting scandal. ...
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