Water Cooler Talk: Talking About Your Personal Life at Work

Water cooler gossip is a time-honored tradition in company culture, and is understood as a professional courtesy. By not participating in this friendly banter you stand to ostracize yourself from your coworkers, marking yourself as the one who doesn’t talk to anyone or the one that makes others slightly nervous. However, while sharing surface details […]

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How to Deal With Coworkers You Don’t Like

Inevitably, there will be individuals throughout your professional career with whom you have difficulty working. This isn’t limited to the workplace, though. It’s simply a fact that in most areas of life, you will interact with people that you simply don’t like. The true test of character is how you treat such people and cope […]

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Gift Exchange Tips for the Office

Social etiquette doesn’t disappear in a professional setting, even with something as seemingly playful as a gift exchange. It seems so simple, a gift exchange; however, there are rules and regulations that need to be followed in order to do it successfully. There are people who naturally understand the intricacies of behaving appropriately in a […]

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