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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 ...

People Skills - Working With Your Boss
Your boss is the most important individual to work with to achieve success at Work. The key to achieving success at Work is to Work around the idiosyncrasies of Your boss. More ...

Your Boss as Your Mentor
If you want to be successful at work, you need to hook up with someone who can guide through the company's methods of operation and advise you on the company's culture. A mentor is a wise and trusted counselor or teacher. More ...

Communicating With Your Boss
Your boss has a significant affect on your success and happiness at work, so it's crucial that you know how to communicate with them. Some bosses make themselves available and are easy to communicate with. Other bosses are unapproachable. More ...

Increasing Your Value to the Company
In these difficult economic times companies are looking for somebody's butt to kick out the door. When they look at you, will they see an expendable body, or an employee who is too valuable to let go? More ...

Networking is Not a Dirty Word
There are a multitude of areas where you need and use networking, from your job search to giving back to your community; and you may already be networking without realizing it. Read below to understand how networking works in everyday situations, and how to make it work for you. More ...

Questionnaire- Are You Burned Out at Work?
You were all enthusiastic about your job when you first started, but now that you've been there a while, the stress is starting to get to you. You arrive at work tired in the morning and you're exhausted all day. Work stress is spilling over into your home life and you're not sure you're in the right occupation. If this sounds like you, answer this short questionnaire to see if you're burned out at work. More ...

Effective Networking For Professional Success
We are all "self-employed" now. Today there is absolutely no job security. We are living in an age of corporate downsizing, and freelance consultants, or self-employed workers are growing by the day. Networking is one skill you need to practice to get ahead and survive these uncertain times. More ...

Gift Giving in the Workplace
One thing that can add to the stress of the holiday season is workplace gift giving. Giving a gift to a supervisor or manager sets up a conflict of interest and an ethics problem. In my opinion, holiday gifts should be given only to children. More ...

People Skills - Complaining
If you're a chronic complainer, you're sabotaging yourself and your success at work. In this article, I explain how you can improve your outlook at work and improve your prospects for success. The first thing you need to do is get in touch with reality. More ...

How to Get Ahead at Work - Without Kissing Butt!
Most people think that if they kiss the bosses butt, the boss will like them and they will have a secure job with good advancement. Wrong! If you kiss the bosses butt, they may smile at you and talk nice to you, but in reality they're thinking you're weak and pitiful. More ...

Good Cop Bad Cop
Are you a manager who's wondering why other department managers don't have the same personnel problems you have? Are you a supervisor whose manager thinks you can't control the workers under you? More ...

What Not to Say to Customers
A problem can arise however when an employee who doesn't usually come into contact with customers meets a customer. You should never reveal inside information to a customer, or to anyone else outside the company. More ...