The Workplace

How to Dress for Job Interview Success

by Macy L. on June 1, 2015

It’s the night before the big interview and the last thing you want to think about is outfit coordination for the big day. I hear you. Before you play closet Russian roulette and pull out an outdated vintage suit, (unless that’s your style!) here are a few tips to simplify the guesswork out of perfecting […]


Fun Ways to Celebrate an Office Birthday Party

by Rita N. on April 13, 2015

Office Birthdays can be celebrated quietly with a birthday cake, candles and, of course, the chorus of “Happy Birthday” to blow out your candles and make your special wishes.  But if you really want to have a fun office birthday party, let’s take a twist and have an office roast, which would certainly bring lots […]


Managing Grief in the Workplace

by Carolannn A. on March 16, 2015

Dealing with a tragic loss of a loved one, or another sorrowing life event, is something we all must unfortunately deal with. To couple this with trying to manage our everyday activities, including returning to the workplace, can be very difficult. Being able to separate your feelings about this event in your life and maintain […]


Tips for Good Business Email Etiquette

by Mickey S. on February 2, 2015

When sending an email from work, you want to come off professional, clear, and polite.  One of the most important things to remember is to always include a subject title.  This can simplify what your email is regarding and will mentally prepare the recipient for the body of your email.  A majority of the time, […]


How to Deal With an Angry Co-Worker

by Mickey S. on January 22, 2015

Dealing with an angry co-worker can be very similar to dealing with an angry client, customer, or even a family member.  Stay positive, stay calm, let the person know you are willing to work with them, and try to reverse the situation the best you can.  It is important to not get angry back, as […]


Fun Ways to Celebrate an Office Birthday

by Macy L. on January 15, 2015

Your coworker just turned 21 at work again for the fifth year straight. What a coincidence because you also happen to be 21 this year again as well! Here are some fun ways to celebrate an office birthday for an office that never seems to age past 21. 1. Ice-Cream Cake Chip in for an […]

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Tips for Prioritizing at Work

by Amanda P. on January 2, 2015

At times things at work can become overwhelming. When I feel overwhelmed, the first thing I do is write everything I have to do down. Then I write next to it when the assignment is due. I then prioritize that list by due date. This is usually my starting point. I then have to look […]


Celebrating New Year’s Eve at the Office

by Allison H. on December 29, 2014

Celebrating New Year’s Eve at the office may be the biggest oxymoron going. Let’s face it, New Year’s Eve is all about partying and celebrating and being at the office working is well… not. But if you are stuck at work on this celebratory holiday, make the best of it and celebrate office style: Break […]


What to Bring to an Office Thanksgiving Party

by Laila M. on September 15, 2014

What a cool idea! Having an Office Thanksgiving Party! I am fortunate in that I work in a very culturally diverse workplace. So, whenever we have any sort of food event at work, it’s an amazing display of something from every corner of the world. But, I have to say, for Thanksgiving, I think I’d […]


Common Job Interview Questions – Be Prepared

by Lauren C. on August 21, 2014

Probably one of the most stressful situations after speaking in front of a large audience is sitting for a job interview. You want to make a good impression and let the interviewer know without a doubt that you are the right person for the job. Don’t let your nerves get the best of you. Like […]