10 Animals That Look Like People You Work With
The office jungle can get weird.
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5 Ways to Handle a Difficult Colleague
"Shiny, happy people holding hands" — R.E.M.
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Help! I Hate One of My CoWorkers
There's a colleague I simply cannot get along with, and we were just…
Medical Leave Angst
Generation Slacker
Dear Cubicle Coach: The younger staffers in my office feel entitled. They leave on time and get sullen when I ask them to go above and …
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Advice For The New Boss
I'm a new boss with a hiring quandary: The internal candidate is competent but ordinary, while the other choice is a wild card.
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I Kissed My Coworker! What Now?
Things got a little out of hand at an office party yesterday, and I ended up making out with a colleague. Do we talk about what happene…
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Should Moms Bring Their Kids to Work?
Several colleagues bring their kids to the office, either to show them off or because preschool's not in session that day. It's disrupt…
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Save Me from the Company Retreat
Dear Cubicle Coach: I'm dreading the two-day company retreat next month. What really happens at these things? Are we going to climb rop…
I Got Promoted, My Friend Didn't
I'm friends with someone at the office on the same level. I know I'm about to get promoted and that she won't take it well. How should …
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I Accidentally Spread Gossip in the Office
Dear Cubicle Coach: I recently let a colleague's secret slip to the office gossip. Any way to undo the damage?Dear Loose Lips:Did this …
Career Fashion
I Know My Coworker is Looking For Jobs - Should I Tell The Boss?
Dear Cubicle Coach: For the past few weeks now, I've been hearing my cubicle mate line up interviews at other firms. I know it's really…
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How Do I Make Friends at Work?
Dear Cubicle Coach: A clique has formed in my workplace, and I'm not part of it. Should I ignore it or fight my way into this potential…
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How Do I Draw the Friendship Line at Work?
Dear Cubicle Coach: I've just been bumped up to management, and I'm the same age as many of those I'll be supervising. I was advised by…
how big is your company
How Can I Get Ahead This Summer?
Dear Cubicle Coach: Half the office will be taking vacation this month. I'm not, so is there something I can do to get ahead while they…
5 Tips for Successful Networking
When it comes to networking, working a room can be daunting, especially for those uncomfortable with the social pressures of schmoozing…
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be flexible
6 Ways Your Coworkers Can Help You Get Ahead
Office alliances are vital in a team-oriented environment and reveal much about your work style.
Can You Be Too Friendly At Work?
At one of my first internships during college, another girl I worked with, also an intern, was extremely friendly. In the beginning, I …
Menage a Boss
Q: At a party last week, a woman for whom I do consulting work got drunk and asked me to go home with her and her boyfriend. I laughed …