• Surviving An Office Breakup
    Life happens, especially where you spend a third of your day. Learn 10 steps to take to ensure a messy personal life at the workplace will not overshadow your professional one.
  • Managing Emotions at the Office
    “If you can be self-aware enough to know the things that put you in that vulnerable state, you can be in a better place to manage it”
  • Stop Apologizing in the Office
    Saying sorry is not always the way to go. Here's how we feel about apologizing in the office.
  • How to Deal With an Office Tattletale
    There’s no doubt the person in your office who runs to the boss to report every little slip-up is not going to win any popularity contests. But how do you deal with a person like this? Such a dilemma is not fun for anyone. But these tips will help you deal with the office snitch in a professional...
  • How to Apologize in the Office
    Sooner or later, we all need to apologize for a transgression in the workplace. Whether your misstep is large, such as sending a snarky email to the wrong coworker, or small (eating someone else's yogurt from the office fridge), there's a certain art to apologizing at the office. Here’s how.
  • How to Deal With Office Favoritism
    Perhaps you thought you left teacher's pets behind once you finished school. But unfortunately, bosses sometimes play favorites, too—a situation that can be damaging to workplace morale and awkward for everyone, including the pet. Learning how to deal with office favoritism requires humility and ...
  • How to Design a Collaborative Office Space
    Raise your hand if you like cubicles. What? No one? No big surprise there. Cubicles are the death knell of both privacy and collaboration. They’re the unhappy medium between private offices and open, shared workspaces. So if you want to get on trend and take advantage of the many benefits of col...
  • How Safe Is It to Return to the Office?
    As we progress into summer after months of being on a pandemic-related lockdown, is your boss suddenly expecting to see you back at your desk—this week? Read on to see our checklist.
  • How To Avoid Investing In Office Gossip
    Investing in office gossip provides the diminishing returns of workplace dissension and a climate of distrust. It degrades the gossiper, who is taken less seriously or viewed as divisive, and the object of the gossip, whose professional or personal reputation is being assaulted.
  • How to Deal with Difficult Office Leadership
    "People don't leave jobs; they leave bosses" is an age-old adage in the world of HR. And most of us can probably identify with the saying.
  • How to Throw an Office Party on a Budget
    An office holiday party can be worthwhile even in tight economic times. It’s a chance to show appreciation for employees and an opportunity for coworkers to mix, mingle and build camaraderie.
  • Dos and Don'ts for the Office Holiday Party
    A no-holds-barred office party makes for good entertainment (think the not-quite-classic Office Christmas Party), but when it comes to your career, it's better to play it safe at workplace events. Follow these dos and don'ts for the office holiday party, and you won't have any regrets in the new ...
  • April Fools! 5 Lighthearted Office Pranks
    April Fools’ Day at the office. For some, it’s the equivalent of the Super Bowl, a time when the creative juices really start flowing. For others, it’s a chance to even the score after being punked in the past. Whether you’re looking to take your tricks to the next level or out for revenge, here ...
  • Key Steps Before Returning To Office Life
    Employee feedback plays a vital role in any return-to-work plan. The first thing leaders need to do – before any transition plan is communicated to the staff – is to gather employee feedback via a short, targeted survey.
  • Are Compliments Still Appropriate in an Office Setting?
    Of course welcomed compliments are nice to receive, yet the difficulty office workers face is determining the line between appropriate and inappropriate. While a welcomed compliment may be a tool for social bonding, a poorly paid, even if well-intentioned, compliment about one’s appearance has th...
  • Best Practices for Surviving an Open Office Environment
    The open office environment was praised as a godsend for companies and employees alike. Breaking down the office walls was supposed to establish a vibrant work environment that would not only increase productivity and minimize costs, but also improve morale. But for many of us, the open office is...
  • Slow Summer at the Office? Here's How to Get Ahead.
    A slow summer at the office doesn't have to be a yawn. With some careful planning, you can survive—and even thrive—during the dog days of summer. Here's how to get ahead at the office when your colleagues are at the beach.
  • The 6 People You're Guaranteed to Meet in Any Office
    Can you spot these classic characters in your office?
  • Survival Tips for an Open Office With Sick Coworkers
    Whatever the case may be, you definitely don’t want someone else’s cough putting you out of commission (especially, if you work on commission). In order to stay healthy in an open office setting with sick coworkers, try out some of the survival tips we’ve compiled below.
  • 4 Tips for Transitioning from Office Worker to Telecommuter
    You’ve spent years navigating challenges and disruptions at the office, but now you’re facing an entirely new set. You can make it gentler with some forethought and planning. Here are four tips for how to do that.