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  1. Salary negotiation (Photo: iStockphoto)

    Job Q&A: How to Get More Money Out of a Job Offer?

    Job Q&A: I just received a job offer but was hoping it would be for more money. What is your advice for negotiating and how far should I push? This is a great question but, unfortunately, you might be asking it too late ...
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  2. Cubicle Decor (Photo: Hey__Paul/Flickr CC, Etsy)

    Cubicle Decorating Dos and Don’ts

    The quiet time between Christmas and New Year's is the perfect time to clean out your cubicle or office ...
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  3. Improve Your Relationship With Your Mentor (Photo: iStockphoto)

    3 Tips to Improve Your Relationship with Your Mentor

    A mentor, especially in New York City, can be a fantastic resource that can mean the difference between advancing your career to where you want to go or having it stall ...
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    Radix Media, Part 6: 5 Tips for Parents Starting Businesses

    I anxiously sit at my computer, working through my to-do list, which on most days involving reading and replying to emails, calculating price quotes and doing marketing, all from home. My five-month-old son has been asleep for about 20 minutes ...
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    Job Q&A: What’s the Proper Follow-Up After an Interview?

    Q: What's the proper follow-up after an interview? In particular I'd like to know what to do if I don't want the job. This is a great question because the standards for business communication ...
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    Radix Media, Part 5: Who Does What? Specialization in Worker Cooperatives

    A big headache in any workplace is figuring who is going to do what, but in a democratic workplaces things get even more complicated. In a traditional workplace, you may only be responsible for a particular set of tasks ...
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  7. Corporate Strategy Role (Photo: iStockphoto)

    Pros and Cons of a Corporate Strategy Role

    When New Yorkers hear about people who work in corporate strategy, there are typically two responses: envy or disdain. Why is there such a difference of opinion in connection with this position? ...
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  8. Behave at the Holiday Party (Photo: iStockphoto)

    Be on Your Best Holiday Party Behavior

    This is a message to the young up-and-coming professional getting ready to attend his or her first holiday party in New York City. Please be on your best behavior ...
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  9. Bad Interview Answer (Photo: istockphoto)

    How to Recover from a Bad Interview Answer

    Despite your best efforts, preparation and practice, in a live interview scenario you just might mangle an answer to a seemingly harmless interview question ...
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  10. Writing a Resume Summary Paragraph (Photo: George Marks/Retrofile/Getty Images)

    5 Tips for Writing a Resume Summary Paragraph

    I have advised thousands of executives who have come and conquered New York City, so I possess a time-tested approach to constructing a summary career paragraph ...
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