A new decade is upon us! As we reflect on the past and look forward to embracing the new, there are some workplace quirks that are just better off being left in the dust. I've coupled a list of some of the worst offending topics for review
There's nothing wrong with being an optimist, but we also need to be clear, honest and direct when communicating with others.
Listen—I really don't care if you hug one another in the workplace; there are even some benefits to physical touch in a work environment. What I do have an issue with is when that type of intimacy becomes forced or even potentially non-consensual.
While most professionals agree that sending a post-interview follow-up is common courtesy, when you add unnecessary barriers to your hiring process you risk coming off as a sociopathic weirdo, among other considerations:
Nearly one in five Americans report that they've been the victim of workplace bullying at some point during their career.