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How to Manage Anxiety in the Workplace
BY Shawn Singh

Work can be stressful, whether you work in a physical environment or remotely. These common stressors are experienced by professionals everywhere, and managing them is essential to work-life balance....

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Workplace Stress and Anxiety After COVID-19
BY Shawn Singh

The COVID-19 pandemic has compounded existing workplace stress and anxiety. This article explains the primary causes of that stress and how to manage it in a post-COVID world.

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5 Steps to Successfully Transition From Pro Athlete to Entrepreneur
BY Dominic Blanco

Learn what one former pro athlete recommends to other athletes considering venturing into entrepreneurship.

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How You Should (and Shouldn't) Take Your Own Headshot
BY business.com editorial staff

Read this before attempting to photograph your own professional headshot.

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What Are the Benefits of Being a Freelancer?
BY business.com editorial staff

For self-starters, life as a freelancer can be a challenging but rewarding lifestyle.

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Is an Apprenticeship Equal to Work Experience?
BY business.com editorial staff

The differences between apprenticeships and work experience matter for your career.

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Why Your Next CEO Should Be a Woman
BY business.com editorial staff

According to a study of Fortune 1000 companies, women-led businesses earned investors a 340% return.

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5 Best HR and Talent Acquisition Certifications
BY business.com editorial staff

For a career in human resources or recruitment, check out these certifications.

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Should I Start My Own Business During Retirement?
BY business.com editorial staff

Retirement doesn't always mean not working. Sometimes, it means pursuing entrepreneurship.

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How to Take Advantage of Word-of-Mouth Recommendations (And Get More of Them)
BY business.com editorial staff

Even in a hyper-digital era, word-of-mouth referrals are still a powerful resource.

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Staying Motivated: 12 Quotes to Inspire Your Sales Team
BY business.com editorial staff

These quotes from sales professionals could give your staff the inspiration they need.

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5 Best Digital Marketing Certifications
BY Kim Lindros

Digital marketing is a fast-growing career path with a solid outlook for years to come.

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How Writing a Book Might Help Your Small Business
BY business.com editorial staff

Writing a book can build trust and foster a more genuine connection with your consumers.

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15 Best Sites for Freelance Services
BY business.com editorial staff

Freelancers and those needing professional talent have so many ways to connect.

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Old Dog, New Tricks: What's the Best Age to Start a Business?
BY business.com editorial staff

Very young entrepreneurs get a lot of press. But research shows 40-somethings are the best positioned to start a business.

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How to Quit Your Job Without Burning Bridges
BY business.com editorial staff

How you conduct yourself during your last few weeks directly affects your reputation.

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What are your biggest pain points/challenges with recruiting talent into your organization?
QUESTION | BY Amanda Haddaway | 7 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 05/12/20

I'm doing some market research for an upcoming training session and would appreciate your input on the challenges and frustrations you currently face with recruiting, identifying talent and making...

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Guide to Expatriate Education and Training
BY business.com editorial staff

Do you ever need to relocate employees for international assignments? Here's how and why you should tailor your company's classes for expatriates.

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What to Say When People Ask What You Do for a Living
BY business.com editorial staff

You don't always have to give a literal answer. Instead, give them a more interesting answer that leads to a longer, more memorable conversation.

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Heavy Equipment Licensing: Everything You Need to Know
BY business.com editorial staff

Here's what you need to know about licensing your heavy equipment operators or becoming one yourself.

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Guide to Marketing Certifications
BY Max Freedman

These are some of the best marketing certifications available in 2020.

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Are You Entitled at Work? Why It Might Actually Be a Good Thing
BY business.com editorial staff

Younger workers are frequently mocked as “entitled.” But does entitlement provide the confidence needed to compete in the business world?

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Tips for Keeping the Peace When Working with Family
BY business.com editorial staff

Working with family common, but there's much to consider before making this arrangement.

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Does Interning Abroad Mean More Job Opportunities?
BY business.com editorial staff

Interning in college can boost your career chances. An internship in another country gives you even more of a competitive advantage.

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Is a College Degree Necessary for Success?
BY Sammi Caramela

Education comes in many forms, whether years of schooling or months of hands-on training.

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Why a Quarter-Life Crisis Might Be the Best Thing to Happen to Your Career
BY Ashley Morris

Many people experience a "quarter-life crisis." Luckily, it can be motivation to make a positive switch to reinvigorate your career.

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Top 5 Accounting and Finance Certifications to Get Ahead
BY Kim Lindros

If you want to take the next step in your career, these accounting and finance certifications might be just what you need.

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Successful Community Managers Share These Critical Qualities
BY Sean Peek

Community managers provide invaluable services to the companies they work for and their audiences. Here's what the best community managers have in common.

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Should You Let Employees Choose Their Own Job Titles?
BY Mona Bushnell

Create relevant job titles for roles in your business, attract and retain top talent, and foster a positive company culture.

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How to Design a Workspace That Improves Productivity
BY Katharine Paljug

The design of your workplace can have a significant effect on productivity. These tips will help you improve the quality of work you do simply by rearranging your space.