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When you get a group of people together day after day conflict is inevitable. The employees you so carefully screened during hiring interviews aren’t immune, either. They might have had the perfect answers to behavioral questions such as, “How do you handle conflict?” ,”How do you resolve conflicts at work ? “.Unfortunately, polished interview responses […]

Goodbye, playground bully! See you never, high school mean girls! Hello… workplace bullies? Oh no. Do you think you work with a bully? Do you regularly feel intimidated by and dread to work near a particular coworker? Are you repeatedly yelled at, insulted and put down – for any possible reason this behavior is inappropriate […]

“I am not here to make friends.” Some people tend to take this reality-show trope to heart whenever they begin a new job. It is best to keep things professional, right? But, it turns out, having friends at work can impact your life for the better. Having friends at work is not only key to […]

When you see a problem at work, do you complain to your coworkers or do you try to do something to fix it? If all you do is grumble and whine, nothing good will come off it. Workplace negativity is contagious. Complain to one coworker and he or she will, in turn, complain to another […]

If you are like most people, you have encountered at least one situation at work in which you have wondered. “How should I behave?” “Can I be myself in this situation or do I need to act a certain way?” These situations can be challenging to navigate and can make an already stressful job experience […]

We have all had those days where being at work seems like the worst thing in the world. Even though we know we are lucky to be employed and recognize that life requires hard work, sometimes we just get grumpy and may need a reminder of how to stay positive at work. All the “looking […]

If you are like most people, you usually start work with the intention of being as productive as possible. Yet, as the day rolls on, you find yourself fielding multiple urgent requests and watching your task list grow. What you initially set out to accomplish always seems to get pushed to the side. Why do […]

No matter where you work, it’s crucial that you always carry yourself with professionalism and grace in the workplace. Professionalism is more than just how you look! It’s a way of speaking, behaving or even thinking that helps a person to be successful in the workplace. Especially, considering how it can impact your chances of […]

The words “fun” and “work” should not be antonyms. But for so many people they are. The first step to having fun at work is believing that “fun and “work belong in the same sentence. You pull up to your regular parking space at work. What’s the first thought that crosses your mind as you […]

Anyone who has ever worked for someone else knows that your boss can make or break your experience in the company. A terrible boss drives you to leave even your dream job, while an encouraging or supportive boss can make a less than ideal work situation bearable. If anyone is here to make better relationship with […]