The danger of over-communicating

  • February 07, 2017

If you think you’re a great communicator because you communicate every little thing to everyone, you’re mistaken.

10 tips for leaving a job

  • January 23, 2017

Burning bridges is never wise. How you behave during your final days with the company will long be remembered and reveals your character.

Help ‘too-busy’ employees

  • December 09, 2016

After you delegate work to an employee, he or she replies with “I’m too busy to do that,” and insists that someone else take on the work. What do you...

Don’t let work conflicts take you down

  • November 08, 2016

Whether it’s a co-worker who won’t stop walking off with your supplies or a serious dispute about a project, here are some steps that can keep conflicts from...

Managing your boss’s email

  • October 10, 2016

Your boss is out of the office and has asked you to be his or her contact person. Follow these tips.

5 signs of insecure people

  • October 04, 2016

If you want to prove to your boss, co-workers and customers that you are confident and capable, don’t commit these actions that scream “I’m...

‘Who’s’ vs. ‘Whose’

  • October 03, 2016

“Who’s” and “whose” are homonyms, meaning they sound the same but have different meanings. Alice Underwood, writing at Grammarly, lays out...

Team-building: No sissies allowed?

  • September 19, 2016

When the company could benefit from team-building exercises, what is the best way to approach them? Would putting employees in a difficult environment or situation...

Got a suspicion of overtime favoritism?

  • September 16, 2016

Q: “My wife works in a production department where only a few employees have permission to work overtime. Everyone else must leave at the end of the shift. The...

Dealing with profanity in the office

  • August 25, 2016

While some employees don’t mind, others find it offensive. Readers, etiquette experts and human resource consultants offer their views.