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8 Things Your Boss Wishes You Knew

8 Things Your Boss Wishes You Knew

Have you ever noticed that when people are promoted to a management position, their whole perspective on workplace issues often changes? That’s because, as managers, they see things that they might not have been exposed to as employees. As…

How to Survive a Toxic Workplace

How to Survive a Toxic Workplace

 

There are few things more soul-crushing than hating your job. Every night you feel that twinge of anxiety before going to bed. Every morning you spend your commute steeped in negativity dreading the day ahead.

But sometimes leaving…

7 Ways to Rebrand Yourself for Success

7 Ways to Rebrand Yourself for Success

How do you stay relevant in an ever-changing job market? Hint: It’s not hard work. Sure, you need to put in some hours and effort. But whether that translates to success has a lot more to do with…

4 Ways to Handle a Clingy Coworker

4 Ways to Handle a Clingy Coworker

Clingy coworkers generally mean well — often they’re desperate to make friends, insecure about their job performance, or just really, really like you. But well-intentioned or not, nothing derails productivity more. And as offices increasingly move toward open plans…

What to Do if You Work for a Bad Boss

What to Do if You Work for a Bad Boss

A bad boss is more than a problem to gripe about to friends and a bartender. He or she can hurt your career, either by failing to provide feedback and direction or by giving you negative performance reviews.

To be…

How to Deal With Difficult Coworkers

How to Deal With Difficult Coworkers

At one point in my career, a slightly senior staffer started freezing me out — failing to invite me to key meetings and leaving my name off memos and emails I should have been included on. I eventually concluded that she…

5 Strategies to Deal with Stress at Work

5 Strategies to Deal with Stress at Work

No matter how much you love your job, stress at work is inevitable. In fact, job pressure is one of the top causes of stress for Americans, according to a 2017 survey from the American Psychological Association. But how you…

7 Ways to Negotiate Time Off Between Jobs

7 Ways to Negotiate Time Off Between Jobs

Jumping from one job to another can be a shock to the system. You’ll have new responsibilities to learn, new coworkers to meet, and a new office dynamic to navigate. Don’t underestimate the importance of this transition. Instead…

What to Do When Your Boss Quits Unexpectedly

What to Do When Your Boss Quits Unexpectedly

No matter your relationship with your boss, it’s completely unnerving if she decides to quit without warning. After all, when the person you directly report to leaves, it will no doubt affect your day-to-day — and…

8 Reasons You’re Unhappy at Work

8 Reasons You’re Unhappy at Work

You hate your boss. Your coworkers give you the cold shoulder. Your to-do list is either painfully boring or terrifyingly long. These sound like valid reasons to hate your job. But in truth, they’re only the surface cause…

5 Successful Women Reveal How They Start Their Day

5 Successful Women Reveal How They Start Their Day

What does your morning look like? Maybe it’s a whirlwind of showers, outfit changes, and lunchboxes as you get yourself and your little ones prepared for the day. Perhaps you start off on a soothing note — meditation, yoga, and…

8 Ways to Project Confidence

8 Ways to Project Confidence

It happens to the best of us: We work long hours on a project and feelconfident about our ideas — until the day of the presentation, when we turn into a turtle who doesn’t want to come…

7 Signs that Your Boss Hates You

7 Signs that Your Boss Hates You

Ever had a coworker you just couldn’t stand? Your dislike probably biased you when it came to judging their work, right? Well, imagine what happens when it’s the boss who dislikes someone.

If your boss has a bias…