5 Steps To Easily Connect With Your Co-Workers

Career Realism

You should just get to know everyone first, observe how they interact, and decide on what you can do to earn your co-workers' trust. Being friends with your co-workers is a priceless benefit that could even spell the difference between you staying in the office for years or bolting for the door in just a few weeks. Here are five ways to bond better with your co-workers. Be curious about your co-workers, but don't be intrusive.

“How can I stop co-workers from bullying me?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Blog » “How can I stop co-workers from bullying me?” “How How can I stop co-workers from bullying me?” Published on May 29th, 2010 by Alan Sklover Question: I have been bullied by three co-workers for the last three months. Unemployment Benefits AA.

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Ten Ways to Deal with Difficult Co-workers and a Terrible Work Environment

Workology

You know that annoying co-worker who always looks on the bright side of life? Your co-workers have the knives out. Ten Ways to Deal with Difficult Co-workers and a Terrible Work Environment. Sometimes you can’t hear what your co-workers are saying. It’s very gratifying to complain about the boss and the terrible benefits and the salary, and gossip about who slept his way to the top.

If You Do These 10 Things, You're Probably A TERRIBLE Co-Worker

Career Realism

One of the best things about work is that you get to collaborate with your co-workers. However, in offices all over the world, there are co-workers people would rather NOT work with every day. Co-workers can get labeled as terrible for multiple reasons. Gossiping About Your Co-Workers via GIPHY It's important to build a team that has respect for one another in the workplace. A source of these distractions can come from co-workers.

4 Ways For Dealing With A Negative Co-Worker

Career Realism

4 Ways For Dealing With A Negative Co-Worker. To more seasoned workers, that may seem like a lot, but staying in a job two to five years looks like it is going to be the norm for millennials (the generation born between the early-1980’s and early-2000’s). Workers that change jobs more often can potentially count on working with more different co-workers in different organizations, all of which are going to have a unique organizational culture.

Why You Should Connect with Co-Workers on Social Media

Career Realism

One of the benefits of friendships at work is that you feel more invested in the people you work with, as well as your place of business. Naturally, knowing this information could lead to some friction if you disagree or dislike things that your co-workers like — however, this information could also provide the basis for developing a strong friendship if the information they list overlaps with yours. Co-workers social media image from Bigstock.

Are you and your co-workers 'Perfect Strangers'?

Corn on the Job

Corn on the Job Wisdom for Job Seekers Blog About Archives COTJ Blog Roll Corn Heads Contact Subscribe Are you and your co-workers ‘Perfect Strangers’? Simply put, Larry and Balky come from different worlds and learn to co-exist.

My Co-workers Make More Money [Video]

Career Realism

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5 Ways To Build Relationships With Co-Workers

Career Realism

You might not know it, but building healthy relationships with your co-workers is an important part of having a successful career. According to this article , co-workers spend ample amounts of time together, and sometimes develop personal relationships on top of their professional ones. But how do you build relationships with co-workers to begin with? This can provide some relief if you are feeling uneasy about befriending a co-worker you don’t know.

Take Advantage of Your Employee Benefits!

Ms. Career Girl

I’ve noticed that a lot of my female co-workers and friends avoid taking advantage of their employee benefits simply because they are overwhelmed or don’t understand them. the other day, a female co-worker commented that she doesn’t “get involved in those types of employee benefit problems, they are just too hard to understand!” . . Why is it a tax benefit? Make sure you consider participating in this great benefit!

Take Advantage of Your Employee Benefits!

Ms. Career Girl

I’ve noticed that a lot of my female co-workers and friends avoid taking advantage of their employee benefits simply because they are overwhelmed or don’t understand them. the other day, a female co-worker commented that she doesn’t “get involved in those types of employee benefit problems, they are just too hard to understand!” . . Why is it a tax benefit? Make sure you consider participating in this great benefit!

How Your Personal Brand Benefits You in More Ways Than You Think

Professional Resume Services

Here’s how you can benefit from your personal brand more than you may think. If your personal brand involves interacting with co-workers and constantly collaborating as a team, then you probably won’t want to work for a company where the employees sit in their offices all day without coming out. Sure, you have to tell people why you are valuable in order to promote your brand, but there are many more benefits to personal branding than just making yourself look good.

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3 Benefits Of Working A Temporary Job Following A Layoff

Career Realism

While working a gap job may not have been part of your ultimate career plan, it will not only help you make ends meet, but there are some benefits that could help in the future. A Chance To Build Your Network Working a new job means new co-workers and new managers. Once the shock of a layoff begins to wear off, an impacted employee has to make a host of important decisions.

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Why You Need A Work Buddy

Career Realism

Be open to getting to know all your co-workers. The Benefits Of Having A Work Buddy via GIPHY Having a work buddy is a great way to get incorporated into the company culture and quickly fit in with other co-workers. An office buddy not only has knowledge about job requirements and expectations, but he or she can also provide information about the work styles and personalities of co-workers, and give a rundown of any office politics.

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5 Ways To Build Relationships With Colleagues

Career Realism

You might not know it, but building healthy relationships with your co-workers is an important part of having a successful career. According to this article , co-workers spend ample amounts of time together, and sometimes develop personal relationships on top of their professional ones. But how do you build relationships with co-workers to begin with? When it comes to building relationships with your co-workers, be open and honest,” said Harry.

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How to Win at Office Politics

The Undercover Recruiter

Even though it doesn’t happen overnight, you can achieve a significant positive change in your ability to navigate and be successful with others at work – here’s how: 1) Stay away from manipulative co-workers: At work, there will be some co-workers who are controlling and seem to want to run over anyone who gets in their way. READ MORE: Which Type of Office Worker are You?

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I'm Sabotaging My Employees' Job Searches Through LinkedIn Connections

Evil HR Lady

Monday, November 22, 2010 I’m Sabotaging My Employees’ Job Searches Through LinkedIn Connections Dear Evil HR Lady, I have several recommendations from co-workers listed on my LinkedIn profile. Evil HR Lady Why am I evil?

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Threshold Consulting: It's Your Life, Own It!: So, what are you doing?

Threshold Consulting

I’ve just started using twitter , which bills itself as a “service for friends, family, and coworkers to communicate and stay connected through the exchange of quick, frequent answers to one simple question: What are you doing?” I enjoy the benefits of learning what other professionals in the field are thinking and writing about. Threshold Consulting: Its Your Life, Own It!

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Should I Be ‘Watching My Back’ at Work?

Career Realism

Dale: Treat it as a political decision, and remember this: The decision about you made by Executive X will be the decision that most benefits Executive X. Climbing the Ladder advice career co-workerDear J.T. & & Dale: I’m department head of a small state agency. Recently, our HR manager approached me to confide I should be aware two of my peers are actively trying to get me fired.

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7 Ways College Students Can Benefit from LinkedIn

The Undercover Recruiter

Considering the excellent benefits that connecting with professionals on LinkedIn brings, college students can never ignore this social networking platform. Given below are some key tips on how college students should use LinkedIn and how they can reap maximum benefits by connecting with professionals on this social networking website. In fact, you can find your friends, co-workers, colleagues, classmates and family members on this platform. Tweet.

5 Benefits Of Using Facebook For Job Search

Career Realism

By using things like the search function, networking with people in your industry, reaching out to friends who know of career opportunities, and announcing your availability, you will be able to benefit from using Facebook. Benefits Of Using Facebook For Job Search. Here are five benefits of using Facebook for job search : 1. The first benefit to using Facebook for finding a job is the fact that can network with potential colleagues and business associates.

Bad Habits that Are Driving Your Coworkers Crazy

Resume Bear

These habits may not seem like a big deal in the grand scheme of things, but one thing’s for sure – they drive your co-workers crazy. In addition to constantly complaining, excessive talking is very annoying to co-workers. The occasional cubicle chatter is fine and completely necessary for your sanity, but talking to co-workers when they’re visibly busy and demanding their full attention is just downright rude.

2012 219

Should I Be ‘Watching My Back’ at Work?

JT & Dale Talk Jobs

Dale: Treat it as a political decision, and remember this: The decision about you made by Executive X will be the decision that most benefits Executive X. Tags: Co-worker Issues career advice career expert career question hr human resources Dear J.T. &

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coworker has appointed herself the food police

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager coworker has appointed herself the food police February 16, 2011 A reader writes: Lately, several members of the office staff have been whispering about the disturbing exchange between two of my co-workers.

Three Signs You Should Quit Your Job

Ms. Career Girl

Do the benefits of quitting outweigh the negatives? You can’t stand your co-workers. We can’t like each and every one of our co-workers, just as we can’t get on with everyone we meet outside of work.

Want to be Less Stressed Out? More Productive? Try This.

Ms. Career Girl

A Harvard study showed the benefits of exercise aren’t just physical. Shawn Achor, author of The Happiness Advantage and Harvard Business Professor, suggests to his clients that the first email they send each morning express specific gratitude to a co-worker. And, no surprises here, expressing genuine and specific gratitude creates stronger relationships between co-workers. Thanks for being such a great co-worker, it’s great working with you.

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Proven Ways to Boost Office Morale: ResumeBear

Resume Bear

Unsatisfied workers will begin looking for a better job environment and if your office morale is lacking, your company could be the one losing team members. Whether it’s one office dog or many dogs brought by the employees who own them, the furry co-workers somehow build trust between employees and encourage collaboration. If you allow workers to bring their own dogs from home, it also keeps them from wanting to leave work right at 5 to get home to their pet.

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How To Be Productive While Working From Home

Career Realism

The study followed two groups of workers -- those who worked from home (only coming into the office one day a week) and those who worked in the office for the same duration. After two years of research, they found that the workers who worked from home improved their performance by 13%. Lonely, But Productive via GIPHY It probably doesn't come as a surprise that remote workers can be a lonely bunch. Noise, or lack thereof, is important for remote workers.

ResumeBear: This is Why You Need a Pay Raise, Prove it

Resume Bear

Very few employees make an active effort like this and your actions will begin the process of setting you apart from your co-workers. Did your co-workers find the presentation you gave to be very beneficial? Career Advice Economic News Employee Benefits Featured Articles Human Resource News Job Market Labor Laws Research Success Stories Why ResumeBear? Getting a raise is one of the quickest ways to improve upon your financial picture.

2012 206

I was promised job benefits that I’m not getting, sending your LinkedIn profile instead of a resume, and more

Ask A Manager

I was promised benefits with my job that I’m not getting. I requested to work from home one day a week to help alleviate the unexpected cost of the dog walker I was now forced to hire, and was told no, that it would disrupt the “collaborative nature” of the office, despite my managers and co-workers frequently working from home. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

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Is a Messy Office Desk the Sign of a Good or Bad Employee?

Resume Bear

In some cases, I’ve come across online studies that took the time (maybe too much free time on their hands) to record and analyze what a worker’s desk truly signifies about them. On a more serious note, certain conditions of one’s desk can tell something about the employee: Workers with lots of data spreadsheets, charts and more on their desks are oftentimes those who set goals for themselves and their team. Employee Benefits Featured Articles Why ResumeBear?

2012 185

You’re on LinkedIn, of course. But do you use it? Job Seekers Must!

Resume Bear

Kedem’s advice on this is: “Everyone should have an existing LinkedIn profile, but if you update it, especially if you’re connected to co-workers, it will be noticed. Career Advice Changing Careers College Graduates College Students Employee Benefits Featured Articles Human Resource News Job Hunting Strategies Job Market Social Media Success Stories Why ResumeBear? You’re on LinkedIn, of course. But do you use it?

2012 217

Challenges (and Solutions) to Unlimited Vacation Policy

Workology

Challenge: You are taking away my benefit. Solution: Unlimited vacation is a better benefit, if you do it right. Fixing that system is an invaluable benefit that goes above and beyond anything that PTO could provide. It just takes time to change the corporate culture so that employees feel the true benefit of owning their time. HR employee autonomy employee control paid vacation pto Unlimited vacation policy vacation days a benefit

2013 98

5 Tips for Moving Up the Corporate Ladder

Career Alley

It does not take long to iron work clothing and even ‘wrinkle free’ clothing can benefit from being pressed. You know how to get the job done, do so and impress not only your boss, but your co-workers. Show your boss and your co-workers how to change the methods used to the new one you’ve thought of. Praise Your Co-Workers. Avoid being that type of co-worker. Be the person that co-workers enjoy seeing.

2013 220

Can I Be Fired for Being Gay?

Workology

Domestic partners aren’t eligible for benefits at my company. This is not always the case so check with your HR or benefits person at your organization. Many companies are beginning to offer domestic partner healthcare and dental benefits. Have a boss or co-worker who needs a gentle reminder about this topic described above? “Can I be fired for being gay?”

2012 126

Sneaking in Some Workplace Fitness

Workology

Stop emailing, get up, walk to your co-workers and have a conversation. Life Work exercise gym memberships health benefits Shannon Smedstad wellness programs workplace fitnessExercise. Watch your diet. We’ve all heard it, for years. Research by the University of Australia* should scare the bejeezus out of all of us, stating that the sedentary lifestyle of sitting at work all day with little to no physical exertion increases our risk of dying of all causes.

SeatGeek Is In The Front Row Of The Ticket-Selling Business

Career Realism

Sterrett says it's a great way to keep employees updated about what's going on at the company and to help them get to know co-workers they're not as familiar with. The Perks Of Working At SeatGeek One of the most popular benefits at SeatGeek is the $120 monthly ticket stipend that can be used on an endless list of athletic events and concerts.

2019 52

coworker monopolizes meetings with irrelevant topics

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager coworker monopolizes meetings with irrelevant topics February 11, 2011 A reader writes: I have a question about how to deal with one aspect of a co-worker’s conduct that is frustrating and annoying my colleagues and me.

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my office is obsessed with weight

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager being overweight in an office that’s obsessed with weight March 8, 2011 A reader writes: Recently, one of my co-workers quit after only a few months of employment.

2011 69

what should an internal “farewell” email say?

Ask A Manager

February 4, 2011 A reader writes: I have to send the “farewell&# mass internal e-mail to my co-workers. Posted in resigning A reader writes: I have to send the “farewell&# mass internal e-mail to my co-workers.

Smoking in the Boys’ Room: You’re Fired!

Workology

in 2013 , companies are seeking out new ways to decrease premiums to maintain benefits for employees. Because smoking is detrimental to one’s health, is it right that your co-workers have to pay higher insurance premiums so you can smoke? HR Work american cancer society fired fired for smoking great american smoke out healthcare benefits smoking pre-employment nicotine tests smoke free grounds smoking smoking employmentCAN SMOKING AFFECT MY EMPLOYMENT?

2012 113

Happy, Healthy Jobs – Occupations that Boost Well-Being

Career Alley

Fortunately, those same studies indicate which career fields produce workers who are happy and engaged, utilizing their skills and building healthy interpersonal relationships with co-workers and supervisors. Satisfied workers tend to be healthier and happier, and have a more beneficial work-life balance. Companies also benefit from creating work environments that produce happy, healthy employees.

2013 292

“Telecommuting and Flex-Time – 15 Steps for Your Request and Success”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Might this affect your compensation or benefits? Now here is something you really need to think about: will cutting your hours, or cutting your hours in the office, trigger your boss, HR (or someone else) to suggest that your compensation should be reduced accordingly, or your loss of some benefits? Simply put, it is just not good to have co-workers and others muttering things such as (a) “Does Matilda work here anymore?” (b)