8/18/2010

If you want to be taken seriously as a contender for a senior role, then don't make silly mistakes such as using colored type and inspirational quotes in your e-mails and wearing flip-flops to work, Mike Figliuolo writes. Also, be careful of using humor on the job. "If you crack a joke in a meeting and hear crickets or see eyes rolling, you're in the unfunny club," he writes.

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