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One of the best freebies I’ve ever received from a company was a Chromebook. The CR-48 was the first Chromebook offered to the public, and I snagged mine a decade ago as part of the Chrome Notebook Pilot Program. Chromebooks have become a popular, affordable alternative to more expensive Windows and … [Read more...] about Can a Chromebook replace your laptop?
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If you have recently transitioned into a work from home job, you will need to establish a few guidelines for you and for those who live with you. Your needs will vary depending on the work you need to do, but a home office or official work space is a must. Not sure how to organize your home office? … [Read more...] about How to organize your home office
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It's awkward enough choosing the wrong gift for Uncle Fred for Christmas, but at least you won't see him for another 364 days. Choose incorrectly for the gal in the next cubicle, and you have to live with that embarrassment on a daily basis. That's why personal etiquette and branding expert Vicky … [Read more...] about Navigating the minefield of office gift exchanges
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