Workplace Tips

Signs of a Burnout at Work

Signs of a Burnout at Work

The longer it takes to recognize a burnout at work, the harder it’ll be to bounce back. These signs of work burn out will help you recognize what you need to do to take care of yourself. Your emotions, relationships, cognitive abilities, and physical health will tell you what you need to know. Those four […]

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3 Ways to Stop Being Paralyzed by Self-Doubt at Work

3 Ways to Stop Being Paralyzed by Self-Doubt at Work

If you’re reading this, you’re probably a woman who doubts herself at work. Women are more likely to be paralyzed by self-doubt on the job, self-criticism even when colleagues praise them, and fear that they’re not good enough at work. Here’s what Lisa Bloom writes in Think: Straight Talk for Women to Stay Smart in […]

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5 Types of Toxic Coworkers – From Bullies to Narcissists

5 Types of Toxic Coworkers – From Bullies to Narcissists

Written by on February 27, 2013 in Personality Traits & Types, Workplace Tips with 2 Comments

Toxic coworkers come in all shapes, sizes, and ages. If you know the type of toxicity you’re dealing with, you’ll be better able to cope with difficult people at work. Spending time with toxic people, such as bullies or narcissists, can lead to emotional numbness, low energy levels, feelings of low self-worth, and even physical […]

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20 Jobs for People Who Love to Party (Extroverts & Outgoing Types)

20 Jobs for People Who Love to Party (Extroverts & Outgoing Types)

Written by on October 31, 2012 in Career, Workplace Tips with 0 Comments

If you’re an extrovert who is energized by attention and excitement, why not find a way to get paid to party? These jobs for people who love to party range from teacher to clown. If you’re an introvert who would rather be alone or with one or two other people (like me), then it’s probably wise […]

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I’m Being Harassed at Work – Who Do I Tell?

Written by on October 2, 2012 in Career, Workplace Tips with 0 Comments

Q: The janitor at work keeps harassing me. I’ve caught him a couple times watching my butt when I’m walking up the stairs to going into my office, asking to marry me. I’ve also caught him staring at me a lot. When I stopped talking to him, he’s more vex than me. Plus he called […]

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4 Tips for Settling Into a New Job

Written by on September 7, 2012 in Career, Workplace Tips with 5 Comments

If you’re starting a new job after being unemployed for a long time, you need to read these tips from a therapist, writer, and mom! This is a guest post from Heiddi Zalamar, who says, “I was very apprehensive and unsure of myself when I started my new job, even with my degree and licensure.”

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How to Work From Home Without Getting Distracted

I accomplish far more when I work from home than when I go to the office, no doubt because of my experience as a successful freelance writer. You can’t make a living writing if you’re distracted at home! These tips are inspired by Sam, an accountant who wants to know how to work from home […]

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When Your Coworkers Complain About What You Wear to Work

Written by on May 21, 2012 in Career, Workplace Tips with 4 Comments

Do your coworkers hate what you wear to work? Here’s how to deal with coworkers who complain about your clothes, cause problems for you at work, and stress you out. “My fellow female employees are much older than I am, and they constantly make comments about the fact that I like to wear heels and […]

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Why Doing a Good Job Won’t Get You Ahead at Work

Why Doing a Good Job Won’t Get You Ahead at Work

Written by on April 19, 2012 in Career, Workplace Tips with 2 Comments

Being a good employee – doing a good job at work – isn’t enough to get you promoted or help you advance up the corporate ladder, says psychologist Albert Bernstein. Here are Bernstein’s tips for getting ahead at work. “One of the most damaging illusions that people hold about whatever occupation they happen to be in […]

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Unemployed? 5 Ways to Fight the “I Don’t Have a Job” Blues

Written by on February 6, 2012 in Career, Motivation Tips, Workplace Tips with 3 Comments

If you’re depressed because you’re unemployed, you’re not alone. Here, therapist and writer Heddi Zalamar offers tips for fighting the blues when you don’t have a job and are worried that you’ll never work again… First, did you know that we’re ALL entrepreneurs – even when we work for someone else?  A few years ago, […]

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