By Ben Drake
Let me let you in on a little secret: Everything you do is judged by the people around you.
Unfortunately, people tend to judge only what they choose to see. For example, if you're late to work, the automatic judgement might be that it's because you're irresponsible and can't manage your time.... Read More »
First the CIA chief resigned because of an affair; almost simultaneously, the president of Lockheed Martin was ousted due to an "inappropriate" relationship with a subordinate. Put aside the fact that both men are married and leaders of their organizations, which makes affairs more toxic. The question arises:... Read More »
By Andrea Murad
Most of us have a boss, and while it might sound counterintuitive, experts say that knowing how to make your boss look good and shine will advance your career.
Unless you own your business, you likely have a boss who decides promotions and raises that help you climb the corporate ladder. Even... Read More »
If you're an introvert on the job, chances are people have called you shy, reserved or quiet -- qualities that aren't typically prized in the workplace.
It's extroverts, it seems, who hold all the cards in the world of work. Their gregariousness makes it easier for them to instantly establish relationships... Read More »
By Lisa Nicole Bell
Finding the right mentor can be a daunting task. The people who seem most qualified to mentor you often are too busy doing the fantastic work that makes them worthy of being a mentor. Most movers and shakers shy away from requests for mentorship because their schedules and lives are... Read More »
By Kaitlin Madden
Whether you work for a large corporation or a small business, you probably feel at least a little intimidated by your company's executive team. After all, they not only call the shots, but they essentially hold your job security and the future of your career in their hands. Read More »
Sam broke up with his girlfriend on good terms. She even sent him a posting for a job at her internet marketing company. Sam (who's name is changed, because his job's at stake) got the position, and their relationship soon reignited. But then it turned sour again, and four months after their second breakup,... Read More »
By Charyn Pfeuffer
That "will they or won't they" tension can be palpable in the workplace. Although Jim Halpert and Pam Beesley of the hit series, The Office have done their best to bring the co-worker-with-benefits scenario to the mainstream, many companies (and fellow workers) still frown upon... Read More »
A competitive spirit has its place in the office. It can be a positive force that pushes you to do your best work, thereby strengthening your company and increasing your job security and potential rewards.
Some people, however, become possessed with the competitive spirit. They begin to view work as a... Read More »
You might want to rethink that policy of not dating anyone you work with. There plenty examples of wildly successful couples whose romances began and flourished on company time. Take Bill and Melinda Gates, for example. They met when Melinda began working at Microsoft in 1987, and they married in 1994. A new... Read More »