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Perfect Plants for Your Cubicle

Want to liven up your office cubicle? Try adding a plant! Plants keep office air fresher and cleaner, make workers feel better and plenty of studies have shown that they actually increase workplace productivity.   Here are a few things to consider when selecting the perfect plant...

Be an Irreplaceable Employee

Are you an irreplaceable employee? If not, you need to dig in and figure out how to be so vital to the business that they cannot function without you. Here are some great tips from Laurence Shatkin, Ph.D, from his new book “150 Best Jobs...

Things You Should Never Say to Your Boss

“Think before you speak” is a great motto to live by! In the workplace saying the wrong thing to your boss can be damaging to your career. Megan Malugani and Charles Purdy over at Monster.com checked in with some managers and came up with this...

10 Great Networking Tips

      Do you find yourself hiding behind your computer instead of getting out for some good, old fashioned networking?  You’re not alone; most of us would rather hide behind our electronic devices.  According to Scott Manthorne, principal and co-founder of Athletes & Executives, “To make an...

Finding Satisfaction at Work

If work satisfaction sounds like an oxymoron to you, you may need to make some simple adjustments to boost your spirits and productivity on the job. Alicia Klepeis over at WAHM.com offers 6 simple tips to help you go from stressed out to satisfied on...

Handling Conflict in the Office

Sometimes it feels like conflict in the office is just part of the job!  It’s important to remember that workplace problems come in all sizes, and one size (in this case, the approach) doesn’t necessary  fit all.   Here are some great guidelines from  Portland Community College...

Work From Anywhere and Be Productive

Even if you work primarily from a traditional office, you may find yourself occasionally working from the kitchen table or on the road. Sarah Kessler over at Mashable Business asked people who work from home, from coworking spaces, in coffee shops, on the road and...

Lunch in the Office

If you have ever worked in an office, you probably know what it is like to sit through the unpleasant aroma of someone’s heated up lunch.  According to the American Dietetic Assn., as many as 83 percent of people regularly eat lunch at their desks,...

The Perfect Response for Difficult Situations

Do you have a hard time knowing what to say in difficult situations? Sometimes it is hard to think on your feet and handle difficult individuals. I was elated to find some advice from Sam Horton over at Women’s Media. She has some great tips...

Cubicle Feng Shui

Have you ever wondered if good Feng Shui could exist in an office cubicle?  According to Ann Bingley Gallops of Open Spaces Feng Shui, it absolutely can.  In fact, according to Gallups creating good Feng Shui in your cube can be the key to helping...