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Advice for dealing with workplace issues.

Saying ‘I’m Sorry’ When You’ve Messed Up at Work

Debra Auerbach, CareerBuilder writer

There are many famous quotes on the topic of failure and how it’s actually a good thing. But when you make a big mistake at work, it’s pretty hard to find the positive in such a negative situation. And reciting famous quotes about failure to your boss is probably not the best way to make amends.
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Work Clothes for Transitional Weather

Debra Auerbach, CareerBuilder writer

It’s autumn, which means – depending on where you live – sometimes it’s mild one day and freezing cold the next. Dressing for work is a guessing game – do you put on a pea coat only to sweat all the way to the office on the overheated bus, or do you wear that dress but freeze while walking to work?

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10 Things Your Co-workers do That Make You Want to Quit

Deanna Hartley, CareerBuilder writer

Working day in and day out with the same co-workers is sort of like living with roommates — you share the same space for hours at a time and, unless you’re one of the Real Housewives, you try to create a conflict-free zone that breeds mutual respect and requires compromising.
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The Physical Effects of Having a Terrible Job

Sarah Landrum, Career Contessa contributor

Every day, millions of people get up and go to work. Some people are lucky and go to a job they love, but then there are some jobs that simply aren’t made to be loved, whether it’s because of the job itself or the environment the job is done in. The result is the same: Over time, a job you hate can have a serious impact on your health in a multitude of ways.
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7 Reasons Your Co-workers Don’t Like You – and How to Fix It

Mary Lorenz, CareerBuilder writer

When it comes to your job, you’re like a competitor on a reality TV show: You didn’t come here to make friends. You came here to win. (And by “win,” you mean do your job, get your paycheck and get home to finish binge-watching “Making a Murderer.”)
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Help your Staff Hit the Ground Running Post Vacation

It’s important for employees to take vacations because these breaks allow staff to recharge both physically and emotionally, disconnect from day-to-day concerns, and return to work rested and refreshed. In fact, more than half of executives polled by our company said workers are more productive after a vacation than before one. Continue reading Help your Staff Hit the Ground Running Post Vacation

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