It is an awkward situation when you have a boss who is difficult to work for. How do you "manage your manager" without looking impatient?
Many today have to deal with the burden of social anxiety and other forms of mental illness, and for those who work in a high-stress work environment, this can be an intense struggle. In order to assist our fellow co-workers and/or employees, we need to educate ourselves to help these ones properly.
I recently went through the extremely distressing experience of being a target of a narcissistic co-worker. Had I known the red flags and what to do and not to do, I could have saved some of the hardship. So I'm going to share with you what I wish I knew then!
When I landed my dream job in HR for a Fortune 500 company, there was one small catch, the Office Mean Girl (OMG). Despite backbiting, exclusion, and personal attacks, eventually I flourished.
How reporting to work ill hurts coworkers, customers, employers, and the sick employee. Don't spread the love. Take to your sick bed.
Employees facing Tough Managers, Bully Bosses and Illegal Harassers have three important action items. This is the second in a two-part series, "When the Boss is a Bully, or Worse."
Here are sample thank you notes and appreciation messages for colleagues, bosses, and employees that you can write in a letter or blank card to express your heartfelt gratitude for their help and support.
Job burnout is a state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion created by chronic stress. Learn its signs and symptoms, causes, and tips for dealing with it.
The road to self-responsibility lies in re-sensitizing our body and mind, continual refinement and improvements of our abilities, and recognizing and acting on what we ‘ought’ to do rather than what we ‘want’ or to do.
The third and final article in my series on culture and influence. Part III discusses achievement-oriented leadership versus nurturing oriented leadership.
Got a bad boss? Consider this: What you thought was managerial incompetence may be something else entirely. Here's how sneaky smart bosses push disliked or low performing employees to quit their jobs.
Tough Managers, Bully Bosses and Illegal Harassers differ in their motivations and behaviors. Understand the differences.
The second in a series on culture and influence, this article discusses tolerance of power distance, uncertainty, and risk avoidance among employees.
Average employee office space has decreased dramatically since the cubicle was introduced, but at what cost to workers? Cubicle courtesy tips can help reduce stress, enhance productivity, and maintain harmony.
Bring something creative from home and you won't be tempted to waste money on burgers or fast food at work.