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Brandon Smith

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WORKING: Shopping On The Clock

Say the boss wants to take you and your co-workers out for a long lunch and maybe a little shopping afterward. Sounds pretty nice. But are you crossing an ethical line since you’re probably still...

December 2, 2013

WORKING: Shopping On The Clock

November 29, 2013

WORKING: Too Much Eye Contact?

Some new research tells us that using a lot of direct eye contact isn’t always a good idea. The study, published in the journal “Psychological Science,” found speakers with a strong opinion about a...

November 25, 2013

WORKING: Too Much Eye Contact?

November 22, 2013

WORKING: 'I Don't Like You'

It’s OK not to like everyone you work with. You don’t even have to pretend you do like them. But workplace expert Brandon Smith says you do still have to get the work done. “You don’t have to go up...

November 18, 2013

WORKING: 'I Don't Like You'

November 15, 2013

WORKING: When Does 'Pillow Talk' Go Too Far?

When you’ve had a rough day at work, you might go home and vent to your partner or spouse. Susan sent a note to workplace expert Brandon Smith to find out whether that’s a problem. “Does telling your...

November 11, 2013

WORKING: Long Hours

That 12-hour workday is bad for the balance in your life, sure. But it will pay off eventually, right? Maybe not. “Working long hours is actually really, really bad for your career,” says Brandon...

November 4, 2013

WORKING: Long Hours

November 1, 2013

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