5 polite office lies we should all stop telling

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A woman is concentrating on a laptop screen. She looks peeved. She is in a large, open office space surrounded by monitors.
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My helpful tips and tricks

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Woman laying on a bed, working on her laptop. She has one foot in the air. She is smiling. Bed and background are white and she is wearing white. Very minimalistic photograph.
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#1. Create a versatile article outline you can use for any occasion


Two words — job security

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Woman in a red body suit is wearing sunglasses and standing against a wooden wall. She is outside and from the sun glare it appears to be afternoon.
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But I would ask a 5 y/o how to be happy

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Toddler with brown hair staring at the camera. Dark blue wall in the background. Toddler is wearing a blue shirt.
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Will you do this for X amount of money?

A person walks in a dimly lit subway. The photograph appears to be black and white due to the lighting. It is very dark, with a spotlight on the center of the image and black around the edges.
A person walks in a dimly lit subway. The photograph appears to be black and white due to the lighting. It is very dark, with a spotlight on the center of the image and black around the edges.
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1. You don’t know if you’ll have a job next month


4 suggestions on living how you want

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Woman in a dark room, using her finger to navigate through the menu of a hologram.
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Don’t overestimate yourself

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Female athlete jumping over a hurdle in what appears to be a practice jump in an indoor gym.
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1. Embarrassment at not progressing in a timely fashion


3 ways to determine where you stand

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Smiling woman standing outside, holding a tablet and her phone. She is standing in front of a skyscraper.

1. It’s a plug, not the job itself


Companies earn far more than they pay you

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Cartoon of two hands, one about to slap the other, with the word “no!” written between them. Background is blue.
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1. Discuss your client making their money back


It’s longer (and easier) than you think

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Rachel Yerks

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