April 2014

an employee added the F-word to a client form

A reader writes: I manage an office of about 20 employees. We routinely give paperwork to clients, and somehow one of the forms was modified to include something very unprofessional. A form of the f-word was added to the first line, to read “you are scheduled for this fuken procedure.” There is no way for […]

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my new coworker is pushing huge amounts of junk food on me

A reader writes: I feel really conflicted about asking this. It’s really a question of workplace etiquette, I suppose. Our company recently hired a very sweet gal who is acutely obese. At the same time, a few coworkers and I have been working really hard to support each other in adopting healthier eating habits. I […]

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how to find the time you need to get more work done

If you feel like there’s never enough time in the day to get everything on your to-do list done and you’re regularly plagued by the sense that important items are going undone, you probably need to change the way you’re thinking about how you spend your time. At Intuit QuickBase’s Fast Track blog today, I […]

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what your internship manager wishes you knew

College extracurricular activities and getting good grades are important, but one of the most important things that employers want to see on recent graduates’ resumes is work experience – which for most new grads often means internships. But simply doing an internship or two isn’t enough; you also need to impress while you’re there – and how […]

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