7 Phrases Your Coworkers Say (and What They Actually Mean)

It’s one of the many peculiarities of office life — often, people don’t say what they actually mean. Whether they need to…

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How to Cope With an Annoyingly Competitive Coworker

Some people might thrive off competition in the workplace, but in most cases, rivalries at work lead to a negative atmosphere that…

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Sitting Near a High-Performer Can Make You Better at Your Job

The people we sit near at work inevitably impact our day. They may brighten our mood or drive us crazy. What’s more,…

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7 Ways To Create Beneficial Alliances At Work

The workplace a fertile spot for relationship development because—let’s face it—we spend more time in the office than we do at home….

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How to Pivot If A Colleague Asks “How Much Money Do You Make?”

No one likes to be put on the spot about something as personal as their salary, especially by a nosy colleague. While…

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9 Rules of Office Phone Etiquette

In 2017, we use our phones daily. Whether it’s your smartphone or an office desk phone, you’re using a phone to communicate…

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How to Get Ahead Without Becoming the Office Jerk

Sometimes getting ahead at the office means that you have tunnel vision: You blow off work happy hours to stay late at…

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How To Handle Grief In The Office

I’ve been thinking about how we deal with grief at work, our own and that of colleagues. What do you say to…

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7 Things To Gut-Check Before Confronting A Coworker

Perhaps some of the best career advice was given by rapper Ice Cube back in 1992/93 when he grabbed the mic and…

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How To Handle Coworkers Your Really Dislike

Coworkers can make or break a work environment—for the better or worse. Although we can’t choose who we work with, we can…

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7 Last-Minute Gifts for the Office Secret Santa (Under $25!)

The pretty-much-unavoidable Secret Santa makes some of us think, “Bah humbug.” After all, there’s so much pressure to gift something that reflects your…

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What Your Office Body Language Says About You?

Body language reveals a lot about a person. Work style, how you act in meetings, and professional interactions convey so much to your…

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