Anyone taking on a leadership role in the workplace must walk along fine lines. Workplace leaders must innovate while keeping their company in the black. They must inspire co-workers to do an excellent job while holding them accountable. They are expected to create a workplace atmosphere that will attract new workers without compromising productivity. Even… Read More


Being fired or laid off from a job can isolate the person receiving the pink slip. However, there are right ways and wrong ways to offer your support. Usually, when a person is fired or loses a job, their life is turned upside down. However, the ripple effect a job loss can have on the… Read More


After a long week at work, the weekends seem to go by faster than we would like. Even those extended, three-day holiday weekends and full vacations become just a blur. No matter what the situation, the bottom line is that, for workers, leisure time seemingly passes faster than time spent at work. Thankfully, many mental… Read More


Mistakes in the workplace are inevitable. If it has not happened already, there will likely come a time in your career when someone at work is going to make a glaring error, and you will be faced with the dilemma of whether or not you should point out their mistake. While it may be easier… Read More


When employers are engaged in the hiring process, they naturally want to connect with potential employees on a personal level. However, getting too friendly can lead to a slippery slope. Many questions may seem benign but may in fact be deemed inappropriate and even illegal. Here are nine questions that employers and potential employees should… Read More


While the desire to do one’s best is admirable, high personal expectations can sometimes become unrealistic or impossible, putting them on the path to perfectionism. Pursuing perfectionism isn’t always bad, of course. Research has shown that individuals who always hold themselves to a high standard are engaged and thorough in work environments and motivated for… Read More