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Working For a Bad Boss
How to deal with a bad boss who has poor leadership skills, makes unreasonable demands, and has a bad temper. More ...

Why to Avoid Flirting in the Workplace
What may be flirting to one person could be sexual harassment to another person. It's a fine line and there are no universal laws about flirting in the workplace. Therefore, it is up to individuals to gauge what is appropriate and what is not. To avoid overstepping boundaries in the workplace, here are a few simple tips employees should follow: More ...

Having Infinite Patience With Customers
One of the most important attributes you can have when dealing with customers is patience. Having patience with customers is where empathy comes into play. Empathy is putting yourself in that customers place. More ...

How To Impress Your Boss Without Sucking Up
Everyone can spot someone who sucks up to their boss. The key to impressing your boss is to be able to do it without sucking up. Here's six tips to impress your boss without sucking up. More ...

Dealing With Employee Insubordination
Do you have trouble dealing with employee insubordination? We believe the best way to handle this problem is to react immediately. But a systematic, unbiased approach is necessary to uphold an orderly work environment. More ...

Reasons to Skip That Tattoo
Reasons to NOT get a tattoo are; health risks, people viewing you as a poor decision maker or beingnot too bright, poorer job opportunities, and tattoo regret - the difficulty of having a tattoo removed. More ...

How Continuous Learning Increases Your Market Value
I remember back in the old days when you could just do your job and at the end of the work day go home and lay back until the next day. But today's labor market is just too competitive. You have to put in extra time advancing your skills and knowledge and increasing your value to the company. More ...

Stand Out At Work
Career development is not always about moving up in the organization. It's more about constantly improving yourself and getting the most out of your job and work life. Regardless of whether or not you are interested in promotion right now, you are interested in standing out at work. More ...

Techniques - Computer Literacy
It's hard to believe that there are people in today's workforce who don't know how to use a computer. In today's society, being computer illiterate is equivalent to being functionally illiterate. More ...

How to Turn Failure into Success
While failure feels bad, especially when you worked hard on something, it's important to acknowledge and accept that it didn't work, and ask yourself what you learned from your failure. More ...

Techniques - Personal Problems
Accepting employment is making a contract. The employer's part of the contract is to provide salary or hourly pay, plus benefits. Your part of the employment contract is to arrive at work every scheduled workday, on time, and ready to focus on your work. More ...

Get What You Want - Negotiating Skills for the Timid!
This article is written for those TIMID folk who want to feel more confident in the basic skills of negotiating. These are the skills I have learnt that have made all the difference in the world to my approach to asking for what I want. I figure there are plenty of people who would like to know these skills which, believe me, don't come naturally to some folk! More ...

Maintaining a Positive Attitude
People like other people who have a positive attitude, Sometimes events contradict the positive attitude point of view, but the person with the positive attitude still believes, in the end, good will win out. More ...