Posts Tagged "workplace"

It is sad, really. Every working day, the majority of us suffer from worthless and painful meetings that should have been avoided. These are those meetings that, with a little bit of intentionality...
Tue., January 14, 2014 1:19pm
Manuel stared blankly at his calendar. It was a Wednesday, the middle day of the week in the middle of a typical month: 9:00am – meeting 10:00am – meeting 11:00am – meeting 12:00pm –working lunch...
Thu., January 9, 2014 7:37am
It’s a new year. For many of us, that means we’re thinking about new work goals for 2014. Good idea, says our resident career expert, Brandon Smith. “If we don’t set goals, we end up just reacting to...
Mon., January 6, 2014 8:09am
Finding a new job here in the final weeks of year is tough. Companies just aren’t advancing their searches for open positions, said Brandon Smith, a career coach and workplace consultant who also...
Mon., December 23, 2013 9:40am
We have just over a week until Christmas. That means work has pretty much ground to a halt in companies across Georgia. Many of us will take some time off to re-energize ourselves. Others will keep...
Mon., December 16, 2013 8:23am
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

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