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Protecting Yourself From Sexual Harassment

Protecting Yourself From Sexual Harassment

Advice from employment attorney Donna Ballman Sexual harassment isn’t easy to prove. Most  harassers are careful when it comes to making threats or offering favors in exchange for submission, or…

Top Ten Productivity Killers

Top Ten Productivity Killers

Technology tops the list as the biggest time waster at work How many hours are employees actually working at work? Between texting friends, taking smoke breaks and checking social media…

“Have A Sense Of Humor” When Breaking Into A Male-Dominated Field

“Have A Sense Of Humor” When Breaking Into A Male-Dominated Field

Interview with Sarah Lahav, CEO of SysAid Technologies Getting to the C-level isn’t common for women in any industry. With a few exceptions, rising to the top of a technology…

Are You Ready For Retirement?

Are You Ready For Retirement?

Gallup finds that many people are worried about their ability to retire Americans are concerned about retirement. Many feel that they are unable to count on their 401K accounts and…

Are You Being Bullied?

Are You Being Bullied?

Consistent bad behaviors may be signs of bullying at the office Bullying is epidemic with 47% of workers reporting experiencing hostility at work in the last year.  It robs the…

Staying Connected 24/7 Takes Its Toll

Staying Connected 24/7 Takes Its Toll

Why staying connected to the office 24/7 may not be a good thing Most of us are connected 24/7. We’re texting, emailing and checking our Facebook pages almost constantly. And…

Boosting Emotional Intelligence

Boosting Emotional Intelligence

How managing your behaviors can help you develop higher EQ Over the last several years, there’s been a lot of talk about Emotional Intelligence (EQ). Many cite this characteristic as…

Do You Make Snap Judgments?

Do You Make Snap Judgments?

Studies show that people judge you in less than a second You’ve heard the saying “You don’t get a second chance to make a first impression” but, what you might not…

Making Workspaces More Workable

Making Workspaces More Workable

Increasing productivity with open workspaces For better or worse, a company’s office workspace contributes to overall productivity. Today many companies are tearing down the once ubiquitous cubicles in favor of…

Should You (Ever) Go Over Your Boss’s Head?

Should You (Ever) Go Over Your Boss’s Head?

Some things to consider before you decide to go over your boss’s head What should you do when the boss says no? You’ve probably been there. You have a great…