Tag Archives: office politics

Work Adjustment

Loving your career is all about finding the good bits and amplifying them. Most jobs can be broken into two main parts: the work itself and the team. When you enjoy both, it’s hard to be miz, but when you … Continue reading

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Do you have any questions for me

When an interviewer asks you this question, it is very important that you have an answer. Many candidates make the mistake of saying that they have no questions at the end of the interview. What this does is communicate to … Continue reading

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Please Do Not Wear Fragrances to Work

My manager often complains about the perfume I wear to work. I tried changing to another brand, but she still didn’t like it. She says perfume gives her a headache, so she’s moving me to a desk which is farther … Continue reading

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Self-Care: Pages of a Career Journal

It is common in my organization for people to disclose their illness when calling in sick. I don’t mind doing this when it’s something mundane, like a cold. But sometimes one has personal issues that you don’t feel like telling … Continue reading

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Gender Bias in the Workplace

  A female friend of mine is a computer engineer at a large, global corporation. The real-life story she related, while funny, is typical of what continues to happen to women everywhere. Female friend: “A guy walks into my open … Continue reading

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