Workplace Drama: How To Deal With A Difficult Co-Worker

Career Realism

Having problems with a difficult co-worker? So, instead of letting this problem stew, consider the following tips when dealing with a difficult co-worker. Don't Try To Make Your Co-Worker Look Bad Talking behind someone's back is never the answer. Instead, Have A One-On-One Conversation With Your Co-Worker Before you play office leapfrog and jump over your colleague's head to a higher up, have a conversation with your co-worker.

HELP! Co-worker Shared Our Private Email Chain With The Whole Office

Career Realism

In this week's edition of Well, This Happened , the series that lets you become a career coach, we tackle a workplace dilemma from Becky. WELL, THIS HAPPENED… I work in a busy office and love my job, but sometimes I get frustrated with a certain co-worker. After we were done discussing the project, the conversation turned to how annoying the client can be and how another co-worker, who's working on the project with us, can be lazy and not get her work done on time.

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“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. Because of that injury, I have been placed on a Workers Compensation leave of absence. My manager told me not to mention to the Workers Compensation Board that my co-workers contributed to the cause of the injury.

ANSWERED: My Co-Worker Complains ALL THE TIME But My Boss Won't Do Anything

Career Realism

In this week's edition of Well,This Happened, the series that lets you become a career coach, we addressed Michelle's awkward workplace dilemma. Michelle and her co-workers are getting fed up with the negativity coming from another co-worker that everyone has to work closely with. She's not sure how to go about addressing this with the negative co-worker. One negative co-worker can bring down an entire team.

7 Fun Ways To Bond With Your Co-Workers

Career Realism

Take a minute and think about your relationship with your co-workers. Having healthy relationships with your co-workers is an important part of being successful on the job. Good relationships among co-workers contributes to a happy office culture. Company picnics are a great way to get to bond with your co-workers in a laid-back setting. Or, you could plan one yourself, and invite your co-workers out to have some fun.

HELP! My Co-Worker Complains ALL THE TIME But My Boss Won't Do Anything

Career Realism

In this week's edition of Well, This Happened , the series that lets you become a career coach, we tackle a daunting workplace situation from Michelle. I love my boss, the work environment, my co-workers, etc. My co-workers and I all work well together for the most part. The one downside is we have this one co-worker who's ALWAYS complaining. It can be difficult to handle that kind of negativity in the workplace all the time.

Help! My Co-Worker Took Credit For Work I Did.What Do I Do?

Career Realism

In this week's episode of "Well This Happened", we want to know what you would do if your co-worker took credit for the work you did.right in front of your colleagues AND boss! We want YOU to be the career coach and tell us which one is the RIGHT answer! Co-Worker Takes Credit For My Work On A Project [Part 1]. A) Set A Meeting With Your Co-Worker AND Boss To Worth Through What Happened B) Don't Say Anything & Move Past It.

ANSWERED: Help! Private Email Shared With Entire Company

Career Realism

In this week's edition of Well, This Happened, the series that lets you become a career coach, we addressed Becky's serious and awkward workplace situation. Becky wrote that she and her co-worker were complaining about a co-worker and client via an email chain. At one point in the conversation, Becky's co-worker accidentally tagged an email list that then sent out her response and the whole email conversation to the ENTIRE company.

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HELP! HR Manager Is Trash Talking Me! Who Do I Go To?

Career Realism

In this week's edition of Well, This Happened , the series that lets you become a career coach, we tackle a workplace dilemma from Eric. Workplace drama Career advice Workplace issues Embarrassing workplace situations Office drama Co-workers Co-worker Human resources Productivity Workplace conflict Well this happened

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Workplace Disagreements: How To Handle Them The Right Way

Career Realism

The workplace is a dynamic place. Disagreements in the workplace can be unpleasant. It would also be counterproductive to always have agreement in the workplace. The other side of this advice is to avoid airing grievances in the workplace.

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5 Reasons Why You Don't Have Friends At Work

Career Realism

You Got Off On The Wrong Foot With Your Co-Workers It doesn't matter if you were misinterpreted. You could appear kind of wonky and unapproachable, making it difficult for co-workers to approach you. Plus, you'll get access to courses and coaching that will help you become a better professional. As humans, we need some form of social interactions (some of us more than others). However, we all do need and thrive on the simple act of connecting to people.

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Help! My Manager Is Stealing My Clients & Sales

Career Realism

In this week's edition of Well, This Happened, the series that lets you become a career coach, we tackle a workplace dilemma from Taylor. Well this happened Work it daily How to answer Workplace Workplace drama Co-worker Manager Conflict Ethics Workplace relationships Professional etiquette Boss Bad bossDo you think you know how to answer this AWKWARD situation? Let's find out.

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HELP! I Couldn't Answer "Explain This Gap In Your Work History!"

Career Realism

We want YOU to be the career coach and tell us which one is the RIGHT answer! Well this happened Work it daily How to answer Workplace Workplace drama Co-workers Interview Interview questions and answers Interview tipsIn this week's episode of "Well This Happened", we want to know what you would do if you were asked to explain the gap in your work history. How would you address this during an interview?

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HELP! I Was Promoted Over My Friend & Now He Resents Me For It!

Career Realism

We want YOU to be the career coach and tell us which one is the RIGHT answer! A: Go to HR to explain that your co-worker is upset about the promotion & causing problems B: Go to your mentor within the organization for advice on how to address this C: Meet with your friend privately, apologize that he didn't get the promotion, & explain that you want to find a way to move past it D: Ignore the situation until it goes away.

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ANSWERED: HR Manager Is Trash Talking Me! Who Do I Go To?

Career Realism

In this week's edition of Well,This Happened , the series that lets you become a career coach, we addressed Eric's difficult workplace situation. Workplace drama Workplace relationships Workplace culture Workplace interaction Workplace issues Embarrassing workplace situations Office Office drama Office culture Co-workers Human resources Productivity Professional etiquette Professional reputation Well this happened

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COACHING EMPATHY: Your Best Tool in Preventing a Workplace Shooting

HR Capitalist

I'm going to tell you that your best chance at minimizing the probability a workplace shooting happens in your workplace is to coach the people who aren't doing well (and ultimately get terminated) from your company with empathy and a focus on moving forward. We're coached to get to the point quickly, which is good. We're also coached to say as little as possible. Want to manage the risk associated with workplace violence from terminated employees?

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. This can be good for businesses because it can help companies create higher performance in the workplace. Related: How To Build Positive Workplace Relationships.

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Helping Transgenders in the Workplace

Competitive Resumes

Do you currently work with a transgendered co-worker? It is difficult to not judge and put them aside in the workplace. Any overt behavior was not seen in the halls, but denigrating things were harsh as some employees whispered about the transgender co-worker. Do you need coaching or instruction? Do you currently work with a transgendered co-worker? It is difficult to not judge and put them aside in the workplace.

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Keys To Building A Winning Workplace

Career Realism

In many ways, a successful workplace is a lot like a championship-caliber sports team. Well-run workplaces and championship teams have the following characteristic in common. A Successful Workplace Needs Strong Leadership (The Coach) via GIPHY Whether it's a manager, company president, or CEO, the tone from the organization usually starts from the top. Six-time Super Bowl-winning coach Bill Belichick is as direct as they come. The same is true in the workplace.

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Cubicle Blues – Dealing with Depression in the Workplace

Cube Rules

If your co-workers are aware of your depression they may be able to offer assistance or at least be sensitive to your situation. One of the most important factors in successfully handling workplace depression is the network of people you choose to surround yourself with. This network can include close friends, family, mentors, a life coach, and at times a qualified professional, such as a psychologist. Job Performance Depression; workplace workplace blues

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Potential Workplace Bullying Leads to Tragedy

Career Solvers

In the first case, we know there was an argument between the supervisor and employee; in the second case, the employee had been seen shortly before his death handing out fliers saying the company had ended his career and suggesting on different social media channels that he was the victim of workplace bullying. Whether this was indeed the case in either incident, it’s clear that there is a strong perception that workplace bullying exists. What is workplace bullying?

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7 Deadly Workplace Sins (And How to Avoid Them) Part 1

Career Makeover Coach

Blog About Tai on Twitter Free Consultation Coaching Options Coaching FAQs Testimonials Contact Resources Reading List CMC Products Events Subscribe to RSS 7 Deadly Workplace Sins (And How to Avoid Them) Part 1 by Tai Goodwin on June 28, 2010 Most of us are familiar with the seven deadly sins: envy, lust, greed, etc…This post suggests seven workplace sins that can damage your career. In the next post, I’ll share the other three deadly workplace sins.

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7 Deadly Workplace Sins (And How to Avoid Them) Part 2

Career Makeover Coach

Blog About Tai on Twitter Free Consultation Coaching Options Coaching FAQs Testimonials Contact Resources Reading List CMC Products Events Subscribe to RSS 7 Deadly Workplace Sins (And How to Avoid Them) Part 2 by Tai Goodwin on June 29, 2010 In my last post I listed the first four workplace sins: Gossiping Anti – Social behavior Sloppy work, and Perfectionism. There’s a limit to how many times your fellow co-workers will jump in to bail you out at the 11th hour.

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How To Be More Confident In The Workplace

Career Realism

For instance, some of us have been in awkward situations with our bosses and/or co-workers. Someone might’ve taken full credit for your work, a co-worker has not been using appropriate language in the workplace, or your boss ignores all of your efforts to make the company more successful. But how does one become more confident in the workplace ? How To Be More Confident In The Workplace. Workplace career

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7 Questions To Ask When Dealing With Workplace Conflict

Career Realism

Workplace conflict” is a special kind of conflict as opposed to the kind of conflict we experience in our personal lives with family members, significant others, friends, and even neighbors. Related: How To Deal With Conflict In The Workplace. Workplace conflict can be a minor distraction or it can become so toxic that you dread going to work each day. 7 Questions To Ask When Dealing With Workplace Conflict. 3 Reasons For Stress In The Workplace.

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

Ms. Career Girl

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. Thanks for being such a great co-worker, it’s great working with you.

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Delegation Overkill: Standing Up for Yourself in the Workplace.

Resume to Referral

Home About Free Mags Jobs Resume Services Advertise « Example of an Effective Cover Letter Example of Errors in Writing Cover Letters » Delegation Overkill: Standing Up for Yourself in the Workplace It can be a slippery slope when you agree to take on someone else’s work. It’s one thing if you’re unlucky enough to be constantly picking up the slack for a co-worker and equal. Have you found yourself in a similar situation with a boss or co-worker?

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10 Things That Haven’t Changed For Women In The Business World

Career Realism

Although these pieces of legislation were intended to level the paying field for men and women, in 2021, women still only earn 82 cents for every dollar earned by male co-workers. Discrimination still affects women in the workplace, in many subtle ways.

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Tips for Avoiding Conflict in the Workplace

Career Realism

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What To Do If You Work One Of The 'Worst' Jobs

Career Realism

One benefit of working a tough job (and doing it well) is that it gives you an opportunity to sell yourself as a hard and resilient worker. Keep communication open with co-workers and look for opportunities to delegate responsibilities. Don't Be Afraid To Be Selfish At Work Sometimes via GIPHY Whether it's putting in extra hours, taking an extra shift, or picking up the slack of another co-worker, most of us have gone the extra mile for work at some point.

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HELP! My Ex Keeps Stalking Me & It Could Cost Me My JOB

Career Realism

In this week's edition of Well,This Happened , the series that lets you become a career coach, we tackle a very uncomfortable workplace issue from Tara. This has been going on for weeks and my superior gave me a warning about it because he's bothering my co-workers with his constant calls. A - Ask your co-workers to be more understanding of the situation so you don't get in trouble.

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ANSWERED: My Ex Keeps Stalking Me & It Could Cost Me My JOB

Career Realism

In this week's edition of Well,This Happened , the series that lets you become a career coach, we addressed Tara's extremely uncomfortable situation. It has reached the point that it has become disruptive to her co-workers and Tara received a warning from her superior that she needs to get a handle on the situation or she will lose her job.

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5 Tips For Celebrating Halloween At Work

Career Realism

Decorate Your Office via GIPHY If you can add to the festivities by decorating your office (or your desk) with something that is seasonally appropriate, do that as long as it falls within your workplace policy. Put Candy Out For Your Co-Workers via GIPHY If you are in a position to have candy on your desk or in an area where people can help themselves, it might be appreciated. With us, you grow your career through courses, coaching, and community. Halloween is here!

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4 THINGS YOU SHOULD NEVER SHARE AT WORK

Call to Career

And some people know their co-workers better than they know some of their own family members. Here are some things that you should never share in the workplace: career advancement Career Coach Job opportunitiesMost employees spend most of their waking hours at work. That can make it easy to get too cozy, and start sharing information that is not in your best interest to share.

5 Items Everyone Should Have At Their Work Desk

Career Realism

With so much time during the week being spent at your desk, it's important that it's locked and loaded with all the essentials you'll need to be a productive worker. A co-worker could've grabbed a pen from your desk and forgot to return it, you could've lent one out and lost track of it or someone could have just flat out stolen one from you. The workplace is a professional setting and you'll want to comply with office policies about personal effects at desks.

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3 Essential Office Etiquette Tips

Career Realism

Quite simply, proper office etiquette refers to an unwritten code employees should follow in order to be successful in the workplace. Office etiquette may include having good manners and being courteous of others, as well as using workplace technology in a suitable manner. If you're dressing like your manager or the people in the next hierarchical level of the company, you're probably appropriate for the workplace.

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3 Reasons Why The Other Guy (Or Gal) Got The Promotion

Career Realism

You're trying to hold back tears just in case a co-worker walks by. Your co-workers are also businesses-of-one providing a similar or different service for an employer. You've been at your job for at least five years. You're hard working, loyal, and driven.

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7 Reasons Why You’re MISERABLE At Work (And How You Can Fix It)

Career Realism

Feeling like all of your co-workers are all getting promotions and raises except for you? If you aren't sure what your workplace communication style is, or what careers you would thrive in, head here to take these free career personality quizzes. Are people stabbing co-workers in the back in order to keep their jobs? If any of this sounds like your current workplace, first try to address it with the main offender(s) in private.

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6 Reasons A Flexible Work Schedule Will Change Your Life

Career Realism

Between interruptions from co-workers, a loud atmosphere, and other distractions, it can be hard to focus on your projects. Syverson says she believes workplace productivity is enhanced by a healthy time-off policy.

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How To Beat The End Of The Year (Holiday) Slump

Career Realism

Take Some Time To Bond With Co-Workers While you don't want the holidays to interfere and distract you from your work responsibilities, they do provide a great opportunity to bond with your co-workers. Whether it's through a company holiday party or gift exchange, take advantage of the time and get to know your co-workers better. It's easy to become distracted at work as the end of the year approaches.

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4 Ways To Increase Productivity At Work

Career Realism

Co-workers can be big distractions, and their distractions could place a damper on your productivity for the day. You also get access to courses and coaching from our career growth specialists, who will review your LinkedIn profile, cover letter, and resume. At one point in time or another, we have all been in a position where we are sitting at work and moving at the speed of a turtle.

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6 Essential Apps Working Professionals Should Know About

Career Realism

A lot of that computer and phone time is connected to the workplace. Trello Trello is an app that really comes in handy when you work in an office where you have multiple projects going on with different co-workers. The platform allows co-workers to know what each other is working on and where the project is in the production process. Like most mobile apps, Trello can be accessed from anywhere, so co-workers that are miles apart can remain in the loop.

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Food Allergies In The Office? What You Need To Know

Career Realism

As someone with severe food allergies, I know how difficult it can be to address your food allergies with new co-workers and peers in an assertive, yet informative way -- especially when starting a new job in a completely unfamiliar environment. Then, ask if you can call a meeting to explain your situation to your new co-workers. Want to get your resume reviewed by our team of trained coaches?

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