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  • Networking for People Who Hate Networking

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Oct 12, 2017
    Let's face it: networking events, while potentially great for your career, can also be rather awkward affairs, particularly if you're the shy type. A venture capitalist who previously worked at Google knows this well and recommended some tips for how a more introverted kind of person can make the most out of networking. 
  • Are You In the Job Dangerzone?

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Oct 11, 2017
    While sometimes a firing can be a complete surprise, often being terminated is preceded by a number of signs that can serve as a dire warning for what's about to happen. 
  • Sussing Out Workplace Culture Before Accepting the Job Offer

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Oct 10, 2017
    Work is more than the job and the pay you receive to do it; it's also the overall company culture and how you will react to it. So before you accept that job offer to a place where you'll be spending a significant chunk of your time, you might want to look into what the office culture is like. 
  • With Student Housing Costs Rising, It May Be Cheaper to Just Get a House

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Oct 6, 2017
    College costs are higher than ever, and that includes the cost of student housing. With housing costs alone averaging about $10,000 today, depending on where you go to school it may actually be cheaper to forego campus housing altogether and just get buy a place in the area. 
  • FDA: Love Not a Valid Ingredient

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Oct 5, 2017
    The FDA officially came out against love, at least as an ingredient in, as it sent word to a Massachusetts-based granola company that it cannot list "love" as one of the ingredients in their product. The FDA noted, though, that their main issue with the business was the sanitary conditions in which the granola was made. 
  • I'll Come Up With a Headline for This Article About Procrastination Later

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Oct 4, 2017
    Pretty much everyone struggles with procrastination. A recent article in the Harvard Business Review looks at why this is and what we can do. 
  • Dynamically Actualize Your Business Paradigm to Disrupt Existing Optimizations!

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Oct 3, 2017
    Yeah, I've got no clue what that headline means either. I just took some words found in a neat tool I recently found, the Corporate Gibberish Generator. 
  • Half of Millennials, When Asked What They'd Give Up to Cancel Student Debt, Said Voting

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Oct 2, 2017
    When given an array of options of what they would give up if it meant wiping out all of their student debt, about half of Millennials said that they would forgo voting for the next two presidential elections. 
  • Working From Home Needs Structure to Be Effective

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Sep 28, 2017
    Working from home can certainly cut out a lot of headaches like commuting, but it introduces new ones, like how to stay productive. An article in the Harvard Business Review says that this problem reflects a lack of structure that we typically don't encounter when we get up to go to the office. To work most effectively from home, then, means taking a more structured approach. 
  • Survey: CPAs Feeling Pretty Good About Being CPAs

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Sep 25, 2017
    A survey of more than 5,000 CPAs across the country has found that they're generally feeling pretty good about being CPAs, particularly when it comes to compensation.