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Personal Devices Are Costing Companies Nearly Five Hours A Week In Lost Productivity

Could you image life without your smart phone? It seems our love affair with our personal devices is interfering with our jobs. A survey of professionals by staffing firm OfficeTeam found that we waste an average of 56 minutes a day using their mobile devices for non-work activities in the office...
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Although Men Are Banned From Wearing Shorts To Work, Wearing a Dress Is Acceptable

Hot summer temperatures are being felt by a lot of people, including 20-year old Joey Barge. Although Joey works inside in a call center, the heat can make sitting at a desk unbearable. So one day last week, he decided to wear shorts to work. If women can wear skirts/dresses at work can I wear...
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Pasco County Sheriff's Office Social Media Post Is Total Embarrassment For A Couple Trying To Start A Family

Law enforcement agencies have found social media, such as Facebook and Twitter, as great way to communicate with the public, but it can also cross the line in turning a low key encounter into a big mess. Take the story of Felicia Nevins, a 26-year-old Port Richey woman who was anxious to start her...
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Tax Day Is Filled With FREEdom From Retailers Today

This year, Federal taxes are due today thanks to the 15th being on a Saturday and the Washington DC holiday of Emancipation Day closing the nation’s capital Monday. But for nearly half of Americans, the tax deadline means little. Approximately 45% of Americans pay no federal taxes at all and...
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Offices, Bars and Restaurants Team Up For A New Work Experience

The office of the 21st century may look familiar, the cafeteria will offer some really good food and your 8 hour day will be a non-stop happy hour. Many restaurants and bars are offering their establishments as office spaces for the normal times when they're closed or business is slow. The idea is...
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Scented Products Causing Problems At Work

From perfume and cologne to candles and hand sanitizers, there are no shortages of scents in the office and although some may not be a pleasant for you to whiff than the person who brought it in to work, it can trigger a range of very real symptoms. A recent study found that a third of participants...
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Being Selfish At Work Can Be A Good Thing For Your Sanity

It has been drilled into our heads since we were little kids but the notion of helping others may be burning you out, at least in the office. An article published in The Harvard Business Review says that being selfless at work can backfire at the expense of your own well-being and risks your chance...
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Alachua County Sheriff Deputy Discovers 24 Bottles Of Moonshine In Car

When you think of moonshine, generally it’s of the days of past, with bootleggers and stills played a game of cat and mouse to avoid being caught by the law. In 2017 it's hard to imagine much moonshining still occurs. So you could imagine the surprise Monday morning, when an Alachua County Sheriff...
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Tips To Bolster Your Chances Of A Promotion At The Office Christmas Party

So the company Christmas party is coming up and while it's a festive celebration, it's about business and it never hurts to take advantage of the opportunity to move up the ladder. Always a good rule of thumb is to resist the temptation to imbibe too many drinks. Although he line between work and...
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When Was The Last Time You Washed Your Office Coffee Mug?

Although we wash our dishes on a regular basis at home, when was the last time you washed your office coffee mug? But before you race out to the office kitchen to give it a scrubbing, using the communal kitchen sponge is likely worse for you than letting your mug sit at your desk. As you fill you...
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