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Spot the Warning Signs an Employee Is About to Quit

If you’re a manager who doesn’t want to lose key people, how can you detect that they may be looking elsewhere for a job? Naomi Karten details some changes and behaviors that may indicate an employee is contemplating quitting. You just need to pay attention to the signs.

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Naomi Karten
How to Avoid Working in a Dysfunctional Organization

When relationships in a company are adversarial—even within departments and teams—it can stress you out and wear you down. No one wants to work in a dysfunctional organization, but how can you spot one? Before you accept a job at a new company, try to learn about its culture—its norms, values, and practices.

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Naomi Karten
Have You Ever Lied on Your Resume?

Have you ever lied on your resume? If so, you're not alone—according to one study, more than half of job applications reviewed contained lies—and these are just the ones that were found. Even CEOs have done it! However, that doesn't mean you should. Read on to find out why it's not worth the risk.

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Naomi Karten
How to Know It's Time to Look for a New Job

There are many possible signs that indicate it could be time to look for a new job. One of the major reasons is that you’re stuck in your current position with no opportunity to advance, or it could be that you lack passion or don't quite fit the culture. But read this story before you jump ship.

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Naomi Karten
Assess Corporate Culture to Find a Good Fit for You

From the outside, it’s difficult to assess an organization’s culture. But before taking a new job, it’s important to learn as much as you can so you won’t encounter a culture clash. If you've got an interview and are wondering whether a new workplace will be a good fit, read on for ways to find out.

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Naomi Karten
Don't Let Career Stagnation Hold You Back

Just because a job is stable and pays the bills doesn't mean it's the right fit for you. A lack of respect in your workplace as well as an overall sense of uninterest in what's being produced are just two of the key signs that it's time to break free and look for a career that better suits you.

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Josiah Renaudin
Mobile Addiction Could Mean Highs for Mobile Developers

The percentage of mobile addicts—defined as a user who launches a mobile app or opens a mobile process more than sixty times a day—has grown by 123 percent in the past year. This could be a fortunate trend for those looking for a little job security in mobile development and testing.

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Cameron Philipp...
Are Information Technology Careers Only for the Young?

The topic of age discrimination is uncomfortable and, at times, even hard to prove beyond a shadow of a doubt. However, recent cases of age discrimination in the US and abroad have proven that there is at least a perception that age matters in employment—and especially in the IT field.

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Joe Townsend