Posts Tagged "career counseling"

At some companies, employees are moving desks every few months, and they’re always sitting around different people. Usually those people work in other departments. “[The idea is] everybody gets a...
Mon., December 9, 2013 9:25am
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...
Mon., December 2, 2013 8:33am
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...
Mon., November 25, 2013 9:29am
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...
Mon., November 18, 2013 7:52am
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...
Mon., November 11, 2013 7:55am
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...
Mon., November 4, 2013 7:13am
This post is purely an ode to many of the creative and on-point scary co-worker ideas I’ve received this month. Well done, readers, well done. I’m sufficiently frightened. I think this Halloween, I’m...
Thu., October 31, 2013 11:53am
I love the image of Frankenstein: a big, slow-moving, uncommunicative monster that lumbers along in the world. More often than not, he’s gentle and non-threatening, stopping to pet the occasional...
Tue., October 29, 2013 12:26pm
Sometimes the problem with coworkers isn’t what you see, it’s what you don’t see that becomes the issue. When you want them to be there, they aren’t. When you try to find them, you can’t. To make...
Tue., October 22, 2013 11:40am
Many of us think of the human resources department as, well, a resource. They are people who can help us when we’re having trouble at work or with our benefits. Workplace consultant Brandon Smith...
Mon., October 21, 2013 7:05am

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