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Office Life

This is the most painless way to tell employees bad news

Being the bearer of bad news in the office is always an unpleasant task, but there are some methods that are more unpleasant than others.

Advice

4 ways to change how colleagues think of you when returning to a company

You just accepted a brand new job at a company you once left. Here's how to reshape what your old coworkers think of you upon returning to a company.

Health

This is how many solitary minutes you need to reset your overstimulated brain

Next time you get overwhelmed, turn off your phone and walk away from your chatty colleagues. Be alone and reset your brain. It's just what you need.

Advice

15 proven practices that will lead to better relationships

You've probably heard the adage that an organization's greatest assets are its people. Here are ways to cultivate better relationships with your coworkers.

Science of Work

Study: Witnessing rudeness in the morning will ruin the rest of your day

A new study found that exposure to rudeness works like a contagion, infecting our moods and productivity with its bad energy.

Advice

How to achieve work-life balance in 5 steps

Achieving work-life balance can look impossible. And, frankly, it seems like it’s getting harder. Here's how to do it right.

Advice

Use these 3 tips to talk like a boss

Here are tips on how to talk like the boss you need to be, so that you can project the confidence in your abilities that you need to succeed.

Advice

Lines to use on know-it-all coworkers

Fight the urge to roll your eyes. Here's what to say to that know-it-all coworker who doesn't know when to stop talking about why they're always right.

Office Life

Want 6 extra days of paid vacation a year? You’ll have to quit smoking

Marketing company Piala Inc. introduced a new policy in September that grants its non-smoking employees six extra days of paid time off a year.

Advice

5 ways to walk into a performance review with your eyes wide open

Every performance review can be nerve-wracking, especially when you run the risk of getting unexpected bad news or you're on thin ice with your boss.

Advice

How to be prepared to evacuate your building at work

You can't predict when an emergency can strike, but you can prepare how you'll react to it so you won't be caught off guard. Be prepared to evacuate.

Office Life

Everyday office horror stories that still keep us up at night

When you're an employee, every day can become Halloween. Here are your (mildly) terrifying office horror tales from cubicles near and far.

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.

Advice

Here’s how to defeat the most common workplace fears

It may be Halloween season, but you don't have to experience fear at work. Here's how to overcome the things that terrify you the most about your job.

Office Life

I stopped saying ‘sorry’ at work — and here’s what happened

Take a random day and count how many times you say 'sorry,' particularly in the workplace. Then, consider whether it was warranted. You'll be shocked.

Advice

This isn’t personal: How to diplomatically fire your friend

It won't be easy but it may be necessary to fire your friend. Here are the top five lessons on how to do it.

Office Life

The holiday gift guide for everyone in your office

From your work bestie to your boss, we've got the best way to buy holiday gifts for everyone on your office list.

Science of Work

Here’s how attractiveness can hurt you at work

It's clear that what you look like can affect your hiring process, but your attractiveness might not affect your job search in the ways you might think.

Office Life

Here’s how to communicate better in 3 common work situations

Knowing how to communicate correctly in each setting can spare you a world of frustration and keep you and your messages to your colleagues crystal clear.

Advice

5 ways to get over your jet lag as you return to work

Before you hop on that transcontinental business flight, take these steps to ease your transition through time zones. Here's how to fight jet lag.

Office Life

The best ways to respond to an insult, according to Steve Jobs

Some trolls can’t be reasoned with. But for ones that can, how should you respond? Steve Jobs, for one, seems to have nailed the art.

News

An Apple alum wants to help white-collar workers find hidden jobs

ExecThread is a members-only job board site for executives. Once you get approved, it lets other on its platform anonymously share job leads.

Advice

Sheryl Sandberg’s best, saddest advice for women who want raises

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg highlighted the approach she thinks women should take when asking for a raise at a recent forum.

Advice

4 ways to make sure your next meeting doesn’t go wildly off track

In a world with so many meetings that it's hard to keep up, you need to do everything in your power to make sure they don't get derailed.

Advice

How to stop being a people-pleaser at work

Experts share their best advice for cutting out that people-pleaser nonsense and, in doing so, gaining the respect — and admiration — you deserve.