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Found that colleagues earn more than you? Talk to the company like this

Now it’s more acceptable to talk money to help workers better know their worth in order to negotiate salaries and raises. 现在,谈论金钱来帮助员工更好地了解自己的价值,以便协商工资和加薪,这种做法更容易被接受。 But what should you do when you find out a colleague is making more money than you for doing the same job? 但是当你发现同事和你做同样的工作却赚的比你多时,你该怎么做? Take a breath, then start doing your research. 深呼吸,然后开始研究。 “Get…

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What should I do if I do not adapt to the new job

After months of interviews, follow-ups and negotiations, you’ve finally landed the job of your dreams. But now that you’ve started, it’s not at all what you thought it would be. 经过几个月的面试、跟进和协商,你终于得到了梦寐以求的工作。现在你已经开始工作,但它完全不是你想象的那样。 “All of the sudden, the honeymoon is over and you realize this is the job,” said Kerry Hannon, an expert on career transitions and…

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Gucci has opened school! Want to try

No matter your shopping habits — online or in-store, luxury or fast-fashion — it’s just as important these days to know where your clothes come from, specifically how they’re made. 无论你喜欢哪种购物方式,网上购物还是去实体店,买奢侈品还是快速时尚,现在很重要的一点是要知道衣服从哪里来,具体地说就是衣服是怎样制成的。 By now, we know what makes clothes expensive or cheap (and usually made by a child), but also the harm they can do on…

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Vegetarian food is good for health and can promote economic growth

Last year, nearly 170,000 people signed an online pledge with Veganuary to avoid animal products including meat, milk, eggs, and butter for the month on January. 去年1月,有差不多17万人与Veganuary一起签署了一份请愿,要在一个月内拒绝食用肉类、牛奶、鸡蛋以及黄油等动物制品。 Going vegan for the entire month might sound difficult, but results prove otherwise. 要一个月只吃素听起来似乎有点难,不过这个事的结果却不是这么回事。 In 2018, the majority of folks who signed up for the challenge not only…

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The 3 most common mistakes when writing emails

Writing well can be difficult even for those who do it professionally. The English language is rife with opportunities to use the wrong words, punctuation, syntax, or style. 即便是对那些专业的人来说,优秀的写作也有难度。英语里有很多误用单词、标点、句法或文体的情况。 And while some might shrug off an inability to communicate in writing as no big deal, others say it matters more than you might think. 有些人可能对无法用书面形式沟通不以为意。但其他人认为,这可能要比你想象的重要。…