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Is Your Support Style Overbearing?
You are now a star in a supportive role. You’re receiving top assignments and endless accolades when suddenly things begin to change. Your boss does not seem to be as happy as when you first started. In fact, your boss has become downright snippy. What happened? Did your boss change or did you?
Are You a Bossy Boss or Meek Manager?
There are all types of bosses – hands off, hands-on, micro-manager. The lists of labels are endless. In order to be a successful manager, it’s important to walk the fine line between being a bossy boss or a meek manager.
How to Star in a Supportive Role
Administrative assistants are not the only jobs involving supportive roles. It’s easy to think of a support person as the low man on the totem pole, in most cases that is not true. Even managers provide support. Do you support someone higher up? Here is how to star in the supportive role.
Lunch at Your Desk? A Good Habit to Break
Are you one of the millions of workers eating lunch at your desk on a daily basis? Next time you’re tempted to sit in front of your computer monitor to wolf down another lunch - a sandwich in one hand and a pen in the other - take a moment to think about the psychological and health effects.
Friendships on the Job May Need Boundaries
With so much time spent on the job, is it any wonder that friendships are cultivated in the workplace? When it comes to making friends in the worplace remember, however, this is your job - a place of business. You may need to set boundaries.
Freedom of speech and the Workplace
Does Freedom of Speech entitle you to unlimited and uncensored speech in the workplace? Does it give you carte blanche to say whatever you want about the company or your boss on Facebook? Consider the ramifications of freedom of speech in the workplace.
How to Handle a Bully at Work
What is a bully? Forget about that mean little kid that chased you around the school yard. A bully is someone that aggressively intimates, threatens or mistreats someone – and they are now in the workplace. Here is how to react to a bully.
How to Use Twitter to Help Your Career
How many times have you thought, “Twitter is a waste of time?” Before you disregard the thought of using Twitter, consider how Twitter might just help your career.
Making a Career out of Temping
Looking for flexibility in your life? Not really looking for a 9 to 5? Need more flexibility in your work schedule? Working as a "permanent" temp may be the answer. Is is possible to make a career from temping? Absolutely!
I Don’t Want to be a Manager
Have you ever come across a non-management employee that was extremely content in their position within the company? They might make an excellent manager, but their reasons for not wanting a promotion might be legitimate.
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