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5 Times An Apology Can Be A Good Career Move

We all mess up at work; it's how you handle things afterwards that reveals your character and professionalism (or lack of it).

In the workplace, there are situations where an apology can be a good career move. For example: 1. Clients. First of all, “the customer is always right” is not always true. However,...
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5 Ways The Apology Has Lost Its Value

When an apology loses its value, what's left? Grudges, hostility, revenge, retaliation, hurt feelings...in the workplace this is detrimental. 

All too often, the apology gets tossed around like a get-out-of-jail card. Add a few tears and some carefully selected words, voilà, all is forgiven and forgotten. Or does it depend on who the offender...
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9 Ways That Will Keep A Workplace Romance Agreeable

Can a workplace romance remain agreeable? How do you move on when they end it? How do you keep it together when they date someone new?

Studies show that dating a coworker is quite common. Sometimes the timing is right and boom, love and marriage. While other relationships start out hot and end up...
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6 Things That Make You Professional

What does being professional look like? 

Dressing the part can make you look professional. Having a particular title can make you look professional. Driving an expensive car make you look professional. Having a private office can make you look professional.  But these are all things that can easily be taken away. You can be professional...
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How the Golden Globes Taught Us How to Make Men Feel Uncomfortable

The Golden Globes taught us how to make men feel uncomfortable.

These Hollywood awards events are not unlike a work-related company event where a professional demeanor is still required. Including refraining from insulting, bullying. intentionally embarrassing someone or launching a takeover. Ah, the glittery Golden Globes Awards, where people across the country traditionally tune in to see...
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How Your Work Computer’s ‘History’ Can Get You Fired?

Don't get fired or experience an embarrassing moment because of what's found on your work computer's 'history.'

The recent sex-scandal implicating tech-sector employees reported by Newsweek, revealed that men working for well-known tech companies ordered "sex" using their work computer. Really? Don't these guys have a personal cell phone they could have used? A summary of...
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7 Easy Ways to Stop Being the Cranky Coworker

Are you the cranky coworker that makes the workplace atmosphere unpleasant for everyone? 

Everyone, even the most cheerful person has a cranky moment now and then. If your mood is always set on "cranky," you're either going to be a very lonely person or attract like-minded grumblers to hang out with.  (What fun!)
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How To Get Through The Holidays Without Offending Coworkers

Can anyone get through the holidays without offending someone? 

Getting through the holidays in the workplace can be challenging. With varying beliefs, levels of tolerance, and company policies, it can put a damper on those who want to jingle all the way.  To help you get through the holidays at work, here are few common...
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