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6 Strategies To Help You Deal With A Toxic Coworker

If you’ve been in the workforce for any length of time, you’ve likely come into contact with difficult or even toxic coworkers. Maybe you’re dealing with one now. Toxic coworkers come in a number of different forms. There are harassers, bullies, manipulators, gossips, and negative Nellies. You probably have additional examples among the people you’ve ...

Signs That You Lack Emotional Intelligence

In ten years of coaching high-level executives, I have never met a person who told me they needed to work on their emotional intelligence. And at the same time, there have been countless occasions when people have said to me, “The most important thing for N to do is to improve his emotional intelligence.” The ...

December jobs report: Women of color lost nearly 10 times as many jobs as men gained

The December 2020 jobs report was an absolutely harrowing reflection of American inequality. According to data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, nonfarm jobs declined by 140,000 in December, with the unemployment rate remaining unchanged aroun... ...

Hundreds of Amazon employees break company policy to call out its climate practices

01.27.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

Amazon employees are making themselves heard.  On Sunday, Amazon employees spoke out about the company's climate policies through a post on Medium organized by the group Amazon Employees for Climate Justice. 357 employees individually shared the... ...

Effective ways to ensure your remote team feels like part of HQ

There are numerous benefits to building a team across varying offices and locations, but they come with substantial challenges. ...

There’s no ‘perfect time’ for giving employees feedback

You can’t put performance feedback on hold until you have everything ironed out. The pace of business today is too quick to wait for the perfect time, because the “perfect time” may be too late or worse, it may never come at all. ...

Facebook’s Workplace hits 3M paying users, launches Portal app in a wider push for video

The rapid rise of Slack — which has recently broken the 100,000 mark for paying businesses using its service — has ushered in a rush of competition from other companies across the worlds of social media and enterprise software, all aiming to become the go-to conversation layer for businesses. Today, Workplace, Facebook’s effort in that ...

The roles tools play in employee engagement

Employee engagement isn't just about the morale of individual workers—it also enables broader workforce productivity and leads to better business outcomes... ...

How much HR does a scale-up need?

Nora Jenkins Townson Contributor Share on Twitter Nora is an unconventional HR expert based in Toronto. After helping successful startups like FreshBooks and Wealthsimple grow, she founded Bright + Early, an HR consultancy focused on helping scaling companies build impactful people programs. There is a special chaos that happens when a startup reaches 30 employees. ...

When someone great is gone: How to address grief in the workplace with empathy

Birthday cakes, gift cards, free lunches, snacks, movie tickets, and other perks are generously bestowed on employees to celebrate life’s happy moments. This is an improvement from the industrial... ...