Posts Categorized: Tips for the Workplace

Working for a Difficult Boss

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If you’re working for a difficult boss, our heartfelt sympathy goes out to you. Still, sympathy doesn’t make the bad boss go away. So here are some tips on how to work with a difficult boss. First of all, if your boss is making your life miserable, here are a few things you should not Read more »

Motivation Secrets: Getting Beyond Pay Raises

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When budgets are tight and employee morale is low, what can a cash-strapped business do to motivate its hard working workers without crying “raises for all!”? Plenty. Money is a major factor in employee motivation — people need to feel they’re being compensated for their skills, effort, and time. But it’s not the only motivator. Read more »

Getting Employees to Set Personal Goals

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Employee accountability and empowerment are all the rage in human resources circles today. And they are good ideas. Yet how does one really get employees to set personal work goals? Here are some tips to help your employees set personal goals: Make surethe  goals your employees set are obtainable, can be measured and challenge the Read more »

The Benefits of Contract Work

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If having more control over where and for whom you work appeals to you, if the idea of having many different workplace experiences and duties pleases you, if the chance to make more money per hour than you would working as a “permanent” employee intrigues you, work as a contract employee may be right for Read more »

Dealing with Difficult Coworkers

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Backstabbers. Two-faced liars. Chronic whiners. Laz-abouts. Gossipers. Idea-stealers. Meddlers. Drama queens. We’ve all experienced a work life with difficult co-workers. It’s no fun and depending on the severity of your colleague’s “difficulty,” working with such a person can be toxic on your happiness, your career, even your emotional and physical health. And, unless you decide Read more »

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