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6 Signs Employees Hate Working For Their Boss

Are you an unpopular boss? Here's how to tell

If you’re already a manager or supervisor, you’re at risk for becoming estranged from your employees; that possibility just comes with the territory.But for many managers, that first promotion prompts a strange personality shift: They become distant and formal, focusing on policy and ...

by AJ Agrawal  | November 27, 2017 08:00:00
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6 Ways to Manage Conflict Better

Avoiding conflict only causes more issues

This story originally appeared on Personal Branding BlogMost people say they hate conflict, yet avoiding it causes more problems. In today’s culturally diverse, multigenerational workforce it’s bound to happen. Conflicts can be frequent, often petty and very costly between people speaking different languages, from ...

by Debra Benton  | October 24, 2017 08:00:00
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5 Ways to Keep Your Head When Things Get Testy in the Workplace

Cooling down after a confrontation takes focus and insight

Everyone's been there: In the midst of an argument (or just a good-natured debate) with a co-worker, suddenly things get serious. Heated words are exchanged. One thing leads to another, and it's not long before you're both ready to tear out each other’s ...

by Eric Samson  | September 06, 2017 08:00:00
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The One Trick to Avoiding Conflicts in the Workplace

Subjective work processes are the root of all evil in the workplace

We join the conflict as the heat rises:“So, I always get the work that falls on Sunday because I’m single and not religious?” accused Sarah.“I didn’t say either of those. You don’t get all of the Sunday work, but you often accept ...

by Rex Connor  | June 07, 2017 12:00:00
Startup Tips

8 ways to build trust in the workplace (Infographic)

Here are eight drivers of trust that are necessary in the workplace.

The office is more than a place that employees go to earn a paycheck. Relationships between employees and employers are essential in creating an efficient and successful businesses. For these relationships to flourish and employers to successfully manage employees, there needs to ...

by Kate Taylor  | September 13, 2015 02:00:00
Startup Tips

A proactive approach to addressing unethical behavior in the workplace

Businesses with little to no HR support should follow these steps to properly address work violations.

While it may not rise to the level of being illegal, unethical behavior in the workplace can have serious consequences if unaddressed. And it can create a toxic work environment in which your employees and business ultimately suffer.If your business lacks robust HR support, it's ...

by Burton Goldfield  | April 23, 2015 12:45:00