Category Archives: Workplace Soft Skills

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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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. Hiring coworking private offices can make you look professional. But these are all things that can easily be taken away. You...
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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.'

A large number of people carry out their personal business on their work computers. In their break, they do some online shopping or even use a VPN to unblock restricted sites like xvideos (find more info...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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17 Most Annoying Habits People Do In Public

Annoying habits society wants you to stop doing. 

Today is Build a Better Image day. One quick way to improve your image is to conquer an annoying habit. We're all guilty of a annoying our friends, family, and coworkers with a habit or two, which lucky for us, they overlook it. What happens when our...
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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...
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