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Archived Since:June 7, 2008

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The fastest way to make (or break) trust

When someone tells you he is "hopefully" going to do something, writes Paul Hellman, you suspect the opposite: there's no hope whatsoever; you're headed straight for despair.

FOrKS and B & D

Peter Post explains the position of utensils for a typical four-course business meal. In addition he offers a simple way to know which bread plate and glasses are yours and which belong to the people near you.

The 411 on References

Elaine Varelas offers advice on how to manage and use references to land a job

Attorney Outsources Her Legal Advice for Small Businesses

As a former general counsel herself, Jan Glassman knew that start-ups need advice on the same quandaries ? contracts, labor regulations, licenses and permits, intellectual property, tax compliance ? as big businesses.

Re-entering the workforce after a hiatus

Pattie Hunt Sinacole provides suggestions to a professional eager to return to a professional career.

Just what does it mean to be a professional?

Peter Post explores the meaning of professionalism both as it relates to the principles of etiquette and other traits that embody what professionalism is.

Speeding up the Hiring Process

Elaine Varelas offers advice as to how to approach the job search process

South End Green Grocer Cultivates Green Oasis

Steve Napoli's venture in the South End, Snap Top, is a throwback to the neighborhood corner grocery store, where the best locally grown fruits and vegetables are displayed with the rustic aesthetics of vintage produce crates and hand-painted murals.

Suddenly, I?m Going Abroad for Business

Peter Post examines business travel overseas with specific advice for for hot button relationship building issues including passports, visas, customs, greetings, attire and appearance, gifts, toasts, and dining.

Don't Let the Bed Bugs Bite, Says Pest Control Specialist

?For us, don?t let the ?bed bugs bite? is just a childhood rhyme, but our grandparents certainly knew what they were.?

Favoritism in the Workplace?

Elaine Varelas consults with lawyer, Bill Hoch, on workplace favoritism and what may be going on behind the scenes.

Perpetual posters who want to move up

Pattie Hunt Sinacole provides advice to an employee eager to move up within the company.

Job Doc Chat with Pattie Hunt Sinacole Monday @ Noon

Pattie Hunt Sinacole, a human resources expert with consulting firm First Beacon Group in Hopkinton, takes your career-related questions live on Monday.

How to achieve more. Without dying.

What are you measuring? asks Paul Hellman. He notices that ever since he got a sports watch, his workouts keep getting longer and longer.

Remember The Four P?s When Communicating

Peter Post explains the Four P's, four pieces of advice at the heart of verbal and written communications.

Can my Employer Force me to Stop Working if I'm Pregnant?

Elaine Varelas consults with Employment Lawyer, Bill Hoch, on whether an employer can force an employee to stop working if she's pregnant.

Groundskeeper serves up grass courts for tennis players

The tennis courts require a firm grass cover and need to be completely dry for safe footing ? but healthy plants also must have water to survive

What is business casual dress for an office?

Pattie Hunt Sinacole addresses business casual attire for the office

The Dark Side of Twitter

The Twitter universe is full of examples of people who tweet and then regret it. Peter Post relates how Jason Biggs got himself into hot water for his tweeting after Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine and how tweeting insensitive, foolish messages can get a person into trouble.

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