Psychologists have identified personality traits that help some people rise through the ranks, but there is a cost to certain behaviors. WSJ’s Sue Shellenbarger and Seth Spain a professor from SUNY Binghamton University join Lunch Break with Tanya Rivero.
It’s a source of tension in many workplaces – nonstop conversation from the office 'oversharer.' WSJ's Sue Shellenbarger offers tips on how bosses and employees can navigate oversharing without hurt feelings on Lunch Break with Tanya Rivero.
How do neat people cope at work when the person in the next cubicle or desk is messy and has lots of clutter? Sue Shellenbarger joins Lunch Break along with neat and messy co-workers Justin Lee and Jonathan Wasserstrum who learned to co-exist. Photo: Aron Susman.
Some people love thinking about their workplace's big-picture situation. The problem is, most people aren't in a position to change the larger organization. WSJ's Sue Shellenbarger and author Christine Bader discuss work-place idealists on Lunch Break. Photo: Getty.
How do you spot when you've taken on enough and need to quit saying yes to more projects and social commitments? When do you realize you've reached your limit, what should you do? WSJ's Sue Shellenbarger and training coach Amy Ruppert discuss on Lunch Break. Photo: Getty.
Some hard-working employees have an even harder-working boss who is the last to leave the office. Work & Family columnist Sue Shellenbarger joins Lunch Break with tips for conveying that you're good at your job, even if you leave early. Photo: Getty.
Moving ahead in your career can be hard enough but can you switch careers internally? Sue Shellenbarger joins Lunch Break with tips on how to move ahead without leaving your company. Photo: Damien Maloney for The Wall Street Journal.
Growing use of videoconferencing and social media at work are making "likability" a more important career skill, recent research shows. Sue Shellenbarger and "The Likeability Factor" author Tim Sanders have tips on Lunch Break. Photo: Getty Images.
In some states, unhappy workers outnumber happy workers by two to one. MarketWatch's Catey Hill reveals which states workers want to flee, and where they hope to go, on Lunch Break with Tanya Rivero. Photo: Getty
A former executive Tinder has sued the dating app, claiming she was sexually harassed and discriminated against before being forced out. Vivek Wadhwa, Stanford University fellow and author of the forthcoming book 'Innovating Women,' discusses Silicon Valley's frat culture on Lunch Break with Tanya Rivero.
It’s one of the most familiar and hated rituals of office life - the conference call. Work & Family columnist Sue Shellenbarger and productivity expert Laura Stack join Lunch Break with techniques for becoming a hero of the call. Phone: Getty.
Recent studies measure how social status and authority shape our perceptions of time and how those in authority feel they have more control over it than do their stressed subordinates, the so-called 'boss effect.' WSJ's Lee Hotz joins Lunch Break’s Tanya Rivero with the details. Photo: iStock/Yuri