The way you react to negativity in the office is up to you. Read these tips for how to not get emotional at work, & learn how to stay poised & professional.
In the latest Cubicle Confessions, I tackle a problem that a reader has. Her email starts off with my coworker stinks, and she wants advice on what to do.
No one likes working with people who are hard to work with, but we’ve all been there. I’ve got 5 tips for dealing with difficult coworkers that can help.
When working in a pressure cooker that includes harassment and threats, it can be designated a hostile work environment. Know the signs & what you can do.
Time efficiency and time management is one of the biggest concerns when working. With so many tasks to do and only 8 hours to do them, it’s easy to become overwhelmed and stressed out.
As a former HR manager, I’ve seen my share of bosses who have treated their employees recklessly or without respect. It was at these times that saying no had to be done, PERIOD. It was never easy.
During the holidays, I have found as a previous human resources manager, that the holiday time brings a lot of challenging fodder in the workplace—
We all have heard the story of Jet Blue flight attendant Steven Slater. Apparently having “a bad day”, Slater slings a set of expletives at a passenger whose luggage hit him in the head and then proceeded to get on the loud speaker and curse everyone on the plane out. As a “dueces” to the […]
I received an email from a reader who did not want me to publish the contents of her letter, but wanted to me answer this question: Is there such a thing as privacy at work”. She was asking because she felt her privacy had been violated due to the fact that her boss read all […]
A few years ago, I worked as an Human Resources manager for a couple who owned a franchise here in St. Louis. They were married with two children and decided to buy a franchise together and run it has husband, wife, and business partners. She was in charge of the customer service side, he was […]
When I was younger, about age 9 or 10, my father took me to work with him on Saturdays when he worked extra hours on a project. He was a computer systems analyst consultant (fancy word for data programmer) and worked in an office in downtown Phoenix with rows of complex machines and computers. I […]
No matter how hard we try to disconnect from our office space, traces of the Corporate life still linger once we log out of our workstations. Here are five things you can do to disconnect from the office and leave the work where it should be—at your desk at the workplace: Turn Off The Smartphone […]