Category Archives: New to the Workplace

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...

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...

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...

6 Ways to Make the Most Out of Working on a Holiday

"There's nothing positive about working on a holiday. It sucks!"  Maybe so, but a new perspective and attitude can make it suck less.  

Whether you’re new to the company or it’s just your turn to work the holiday, make the most of it and do it with a positive attitude. Why not?...

How to deal with workplace politics and not make enemies

Workplace politics can be as transparent as coworker cliques to sly back-stabbing bosses.

Employers cannot forbid or stop workplace politics. They can find ways to limit it and discourage it. [bctt tweet="As long as there are people involved, there will be workplace politics. The key is to quickly learn who the players are. " username="rosalindatweets"] In...

13 Real Ways to Appreciate Your Boss and Stand out

You can learn a lot from a bad boss as you can a good one.

Whether you like your boss or not is irrelevant. You were hired to perform a task, your feelings about this person have nothing to do with accomplishing the task or not. For some, it does make for a good...

Today Is National Hug Your Boss Day

Hugging in the workplace can be awkward; hugging your boss can be bad career move.

Expressing oneself with a hug has become a common practice in the workplace among coworkers. How common is hugging your boss? Could you see your boss hugging his boss? When this topic comes up, a lot people tell me that...

The Worst Mistakes You Can Make When You’re Getting Laid Off

Companies close, reorganize, relocate, or are sold; sometimes with and sometimes without warning. 

You’ve no doubt heard about Justin Beiber’s sudden decision to “close up shop” leaving many people wondering why, and without a job. In most cases, when an entity decides to close its doors, as a courtesy, there is some warning, an employee...

6 things that will make you look bad on your first day of work

Before you stroll in with a they-gave-me-the-job-because-they-loved-me-best attitude, dig this, there is a probationary period.

Don't confuse confidence with arrogance.  Yes, you were chosen, but you can easily and quickly be replaced.  To avoid making enemies or annoying your new coworkers, being new on the job requires a bit of humility...

Can Your Attitude Cost You A Sale?

Your response to rejection is as important as the pitch.

Pouting, becoming infuriated, blaming your competition, or telling me I must listen to your 27 minute sales pitch, will not improve your sales. In fact, it's exactly how to lose a sale. If you are an entrepreneur, business owner, or hold a sales position, you...

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