Workplace Survival & Success

  • Qualities of a Successful Manager: What Great Managers Do Everyday

    The increasingly competitive pressures that place more demands on performance make more and more people seek to understand what qualities make for a successful manager. Successful managers do things right by following some time-tested approaches to improve...
    By N Nayab June 25, 2011 

  • Profile of a Workplace Bully

    Every once in a while you meet someone in the workplace who can make your work days a hell. Their hostile, confrontational behavior does nothing but make you feel bad and deteriorate your work productivity. This is a workplace bully.
    By Eduard Ezeanu June 21, 2011 

  • Pros & Cons of "Job Hopping" at the Same Company

    Everyone wants their careers to be challenging and interesting right? Instead of looking to company after company to reach your goals, is it possible to laterally hop to a position where you already work? Businesses love loyal employees so is...
    By Jean Scheid June 21, 2011 

  • 10 Productive Ways to Stay Busy on a Slow Work Day

    People, regardless of their profession or status, disregard the value of time at their own peril. Understanding possible things to keep you busy at work on a slow working day allows you to use time wisely for constructive purposes without frittering it...
    By N Nayab June 20, 2011 

  • Career Transitions: Succeed at Every Level

    Hollywood movies like to paint careers taking off to the top in less than two hours. Most fail to include the amount of hours, training and sacrifice the main characters have to put in to get ahead. In real life, it takes work and preparation to move...
    By Olivia Emisar June 20, 2011 

  • Considering Career Counseling? What Benefits Can You Expect?

    Carefully consider the benefits of career counseling before choosing to forgo the exercise in favor of a quick questionnaire on a website. Professionals in the field of vocational guidance counseling have a wealth of experience that offers solid advantages...
    By Sylvia Cochran June 20, 2011 

  • Keeping Your Mouth Shut at Work

    Sitcoms and movies have a tendency to build dialog and scenarios around the various personalities that inhabit work cubicles, but practicing impulse control in the workplace is not relegated to white collar jobs. Knowing when and how to speak up applies...
    By Olivia Emisar June 20, 2011 

  • Do You Feel Unfairly Treated at Work? What Can You Do?

    Many employees are the victims of unfair treatment in the workplace. This can be in the form of bullying, sexist segregation, racial differentiation or even pure harassment. Whatever the unfair treatment is, one should know how to deal with it in a professional...
    By Amanda Dcosta June 18, 2011 

  • Common Gender Issues Still Present in Today's Work Environment

    Do you still find a lot of gender issues in the workplace? Are men or women favored in different ways, despite the increasing number of women working out of the home? Find the answers to these and more in this Bright Hub article.
    By Deborah Walstad June 18, 2011 

  • Should You Go Over the Boss's Head?

    The chain of command is an effective business tool to maintain order and assign accountability even in the most casual working environments. There are reasons to go against the grain, but even going over the boss's head includes utilizing the company's...
    By Olivia Emisar June 17, 2011 
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