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Work Culture in the U.S.

Wed, 03/16/2016 - 2:11pm -- ampalm

Particularly for international students, work culture in America can seem confusing. The following document will hopefully help to clear up some of the questions you may have about what is expected of you in the American world of work.

Tips for Using LinkedIn

Tue, 02/23/2016 - 2:18pm -- ampalm

Most of you are probably aware of the existence of LinkedIn (the world's largest professional social network), and many of you probably have a profile and use LinkedIn (if you don't, I'd highly recommend that you start). Not only can you connect with other people in your field through your profile, but it is also a powerful job search engine. But, with so many people using LinkedIn, you need to be able to make your profile stand out. How do you do that?

Time Management Tips

Wed, 02/17/2016 - 1:50pm -- ampalm

In this era of downsizing and the quest for efficiency, businesses of all sizes are asking employees to take on extra tasks to boost productivity. Has your job turned into one of those “stretch jobs”? If so, you may be looking for a better way to get more done in less time, reduce stress and stop burning the midnight oil. While you can’t create more hours in your day, you can learn how to use them wisely.

Read more in the attachment!

Business Etiquette 101

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 1:25pm -- ampalm

For organizations and employees alike, recognizing the critical link between business protocol and profit is key to your
success. Learn how to confidently interact with colleagues in ways that make you and your whole organization shine.
Discover best practices on making proper introductions; cubicle etiquette; “casual dress” rules; handshake protocol;
guest etiquette; workplace behavior faux pas; business dining etiquette, office wedding invites and other co-worker


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