Articles about Office Culture

Productivity

Why making mistakes is actually good for business

Failure, mistakes, mishaps — they all play a vital role in helping employees learn and grow. Here are 4 steps to changing office culture to embrace that growth potential.

LinkedIn

5 ways you’re setting yourself up to fail on LinkedIn

Your LinkedIn profile might be one of the first things a recruiter sees about you, so don't make these mistakes.

Office Life

How Generation Xers are driving Millennials crazy in the workplace (and vice versa)

The culture gap between Generation X and Millennials can cause friction at work. Here's why, and how you can try to bridge the generation gap.

Productivity

Liar liar pants on fire: 5 ways to spot bulls**t in the workplace

If your workplace is a den of lying, here are some tips to help you recognize the signs and how best to react.

Advice

5 words upper-level Fortune 500 employees use to stand out on LinkedIn

A study of 750 LinkedIn profiles of workers at Fortune 500 businesses, showing the top words included include "leader,"  "strategic," and "innovative."

Advice

Thirteen things I believe: Principles of organizational behavior

Stanford professor Bob Sutton reveals his 13 principles of organizational behavior.

Productivity

Don’t let working from home wreck your career: 5 tips to stay connected when you work remotely

When we’re remote, we often are 'out of sight, out of mind.' Here's how to make sure that doesn't happen.

News

Sentenced Volkwagen engineer shows ‘following the boss’s orders’ won’t save you from jail

'Just following orders' doesn't absolve you.

News

New study: Office fridges are ridiculously dirty and disgusting

We can do better, people.

News

This is why it’s time to ditch dress codes at work

Dress codes are from another time. Why do they persist?

Success

Don’t back down. This is how to deal with hypercompetitive people at work.

Whether it's your boss, your spouse or your friend, work can make people competitive. Here's how to handle it.

News

The aftermath of an office affair can get ugly. Ellen Pao explains why.

When an office affair goes wrong, you need a plan.

News

More than half of US men think the gender gap is solved, poll finds

The two genders are miles away at work.

Words at Work

Failures in being the boss from The Walking Dead and Kermit the Frog

Be careful how you use your title.

Success

Giving credit to colleagues makes you look successful

If you want to look good, make others look good.

Office Life

5 ways to work around unhelpful colleagues

To fix it, you have to stop judging.

Technology at Work

Ridiculous Darth Vader helmet helps you tune out noise at work

Get work done while looking like Darth Vader.

Technology at Work

This is the only out-of-office autoreply you will ever need

The secret to a good out-of-office autoreply is very simple.

Gender at Work

Study: Men see brunette women as better leaders than blondes

Blonde or brunette? A new study shows that hair color can make all the difference for how men judge female leaders at work.