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Here’s How To Get Along With Your Most Annoying Coworker

Here are a few tricks–some mental, others behavioral–to improve interactions with aggravating colleagues you can’t avoid.






That’s him. You see him coming up the hallway and feel your jaw clenching. ...




Yes, You Can Be Happy at Work: Here's How

“There’s now overwhelming evidence to indicate that happier people are actually healthier,” Dr. Richard J. Davidson, a "positive psychologist," professor of psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, as well as founder and chair of the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at the Waisman Center, told TODAY. ...




The Difference In Work Culture Around The World Is Seriously Insane

Unsurprisingly, work culture is pretty different depending on what country you live in. From 30+ days of paid leave to 70+ hour work weeks, the variations get kind of crazy.

 
 
Japan
 
If you think your work week was rough, don't vent to someone who works in Japan. ...




#MeToo: Where Was HR?

Amid the sexual harassment discussions, the same question keeps cropping up.
 
Amid the #MeToo discussions, the same question keeps cropping up: “Where was HR?”
 
It’s a fair question. Employees look to HR for answers because part of our job is to foster a respectful, safe and productive workplace. ...




Effective Negotiation in the Workplace

Good working relationships include an ongoing give-and-take approach between colleagues. When you can successfully negotiate with others, you create a dynamic in which opinions and needs are respected and teamwork is supported. This can result in greater job satisfaction and productivity. ...




These Are The Types Of Coworkers People Complain About Most In Therapy

No one job title or occupation is the same, but the difficult coworkers you run into in any given field tend to be remarkably similar. Their eye roll-inducing behavior (gossiping, micromanaging) may not always be worthy of an HR report but it still slows down workflow and peeves others in the office. ...




Taking Corporate Recruiting To A Whole New Level

Even with technology changing how companies find talent, many companies still rely on traditional recruiting methods. This includes channels and strategies like job boards, recruiting websites, and job recruiters. Numerous job marketplaces that match talent with jobs also have appeared in recent years like Toptal for tech talent. ...




How To Create The Best Workplace For Millennials: Three Top Tips

There’s been a lot said about millennials. As a professional with over 17 years of sales team training experience and now as the CEO of Mondo, I know firsthand the challenges that come with managing millennials and keeping them motivated in sales, marketing, tech and other roles. ...




7 Elements of a Strong Work Ethic

Have you ever tried to do business with someone who didn’t seem to take pleasure in the job, or care? Perhaps you didn't go back to this person because you didn't like the way you were treated, or lacked confidence in that business as a whole.
Did you then spread the word to others about your bad experience?
 
When you own your own business, “bad press” like this can affect your bottom line and your reputation. ...




10 Ways to Positively Close Out Your Affirmative Action Plan Year

Federal contractors are required to do a number of tasks during the affirmative action plan year. Because those tasks are not reported on until an Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) audit, they often fall to the bottom of the "to do" list. ...