People Skills

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How to handle a tardy colleague?

October 17, 2017 Categorized in: Difficult People

That’s what one reader asked recently on the Admin Pro Forum. Experts offered their take on the issue.
Tips on what to do about a co-worker whose personality quirks are harming her career.

Want to ask for a raise? 4 tips

September 7, 2017 Categorized in: NegotiatingSalary

4 steps to getting more.
You work for someone for months, years or even decades, and then one day, your comfort zone is turned on its end. Before one door closes and a new one opens, take a moment to do these things.
If you’re unhappy with a co-worker’s behavior and aren’t sure whether reporting the person would be telling or tattling, ask yourself these four questions.
Looking for ways to make your boss’s life a little easier on the road? Svilen Petrov, writing at Wings Journal, shares these business travel tips from frequent traveler Eric Pulier.
A friendly relationship with a boss or someone in upper management can have career benefits. However, it can be a problem when your boss becomes too friendly. Here are some tips for keeping your relationship professional.
Enough of those tired team builders that feel more like obligations to seem happy we’re all at work. You’ve got a fun group, so try out something from these suggestions—and get ready for some laughs and eye-opening moments.
Are employees falling into a problem pattern of finishing things late? Here’s a plan for more productivity, fewer excuses.

Dealing with the office pest

May 4, 2017 Categorized in: Difficult People

If a co-worker frequently interrupts you or asks for things that are well outside of your work focus, show her it’s not the fastest way to get things done.
Few people relish having a sensitive conversation at work, but they have to happen. No matter the specific subject matter, it’s essential that required information is conveyed clearly and tactfully.
It’s easy to think your boss should be smarter and better at most things than you are, but most of them are people just like you, writes Linda Coussement.
No one wants to be on the boss’ bad side. Here are some tips to mend an injured relationship with your manager.
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