Tagged as Office conduct

Ask the Expert: Russell Kolts on self-compassion, mindfulness, and managing difficult emotions

It's completely normal to feel heightened emotions like anger or anxiety when we're frustrated or nervous. Rather than letting those feelings take over, there are a few simple coping methods we can all use to...

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Why are so many workplaces becoming pet-friendly?

Americans love their pets. According to the American Pet Products Association, overall household pet ownership increased from 54% in 2009 to 68% in 2016, and spending on pets has risen sharply along with it. Most...

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Time's Up on Sexual Harassment

It’s an honor for us to be on the front cover of WorkSpan Magazine discussing the crucial topic of workplace sexual harassment, and what employers can do to prevent it. Click here to read the...

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10 critical ways to empower women and minorities in the workplace.

In light of recent social events, creating an inclusive workforce is more important than ever. Aside from the blatantly positive optics, countless studies cite many significant benefits of hiring a more diverse workforce: increased creativity...

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5 ways workplace bullies are ruining your organization.

Before you dismiss the topic of workplace bullying as something that only happens in the most toxic and dysfunctional organizations, think again. According to research conducted by the University of Phoenix, 75% of workers are...

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The best way to throw an inclusive holiday party at work.

There’s a reason it’s called “the festive season”: it’s a time to celebrate! As the year winds down, many people across different cultures and religions take time to celebrate family, friends, and other blessings in...

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Positive corporate culture starts with leadership.

How would you describe your organization’s culture? Is it energetic? Competitive? Supportive? Aloof? If you’re not sure, take a moment to consider things like the company mission and vision, how your colleagues interact with each...

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15 awesome reasons to let your employees work from home.

More and more organizations are ditching the traditional office space to embrace fluid work environments. Here are some key benefits.

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Webinar recording: Strategies for addressing bullying in the workplace

Seeking civility? In this webinar, internationally recognized expert and author Catherine Mattice explains: Bullying and harassment Damage caused to targets, bystanders, and the organization Reasons organizations should address bullying Ways to end bullying Creating sustainable...

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8 preventative measures to combat employee theft.

Whether your business is retail or real estate, no organization is immune to employee theft. Many managers think it’s enough to install security cameras and tough firewalls, but there are some cultural ways you can...

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5 topics you really shouldn't bring up in a work email.

There are several advantages to communicating through email. For starters it’s fast, global, and far less awkward than talking face-to-face. Despite these benefits, however, not all conversations should be had electronically….  

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How to be friends with your boss without risking your job.

Harvey Specter and Mike Ross. Leslie Knope and Ann Perkins. Batman and Robin. It can be truly magical when a friendship forms between a boss and their employee—or sidekick. Not only do these dynamic duos...

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