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New Worker, Workplace

How to Support a Colleague while Respecting their Privacy

A few days ago, I had an interesting chat with a colleague and we really talked about the workplace and respecting privacy. No doubt, maybe because I’ve been blogging about the workplace for quite some time, such conversations seem to interest me.

Most workers are lucky to have found true friendships with co-workers. All the same, one must remember to treat the workplace as such and not get carried away with growing friendship, especially, so that you don’t feel somewhat disappointed when you notice the slightest hint of competition at a later date.

Generally speaking, it’s not uncommon for colleagues to grow great bond and fondness especially if they share similar views and opinion to certain areas of interest. And let’s not forget that most workers spend an average of thirty-five hours a week at their various workplaces. 

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Inspiration, Workplace

How to Handle an Overly Competitive Coworker

Don’t you just love a friendly competition? You and your coworkers or friends uplifting each other and breaking boundaries!

When Jamila left a comment at a previous post (read here) stating that she would like to see a post discussing how to deal with competition at work, I knew it was about time I drafted one (because I’ve had it on my mind for some time).

That not withstanding, I wanted to start out from a positive perspective before moving forward.

If that sounds cliché, I totally get it. Most people claim to be positive when in fact they are doing the extreme opposite. But it’s a better way to look at everything that has to do with life irrespective.

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New Worker, Workplace

4 Ways to Deal with a Coworker who is out to Get you

Have you ever come to that point in time when you feel like a coworker is out to revenge? For whatever reason.

I don’t know about you, but there have certainly been times like that for me. As though we are out for a competition of whatever sort. If you know me too well, you’d know that I hate unhealthy competition. The sky is out there and can contain every one of us. So why bother?!

Besides, unhealthy competition is so much work! Jeez, you’d have to spend hours plotting. Time thinking of how to strike. I’d rather go to bed and have some beauty sleep.

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New Worker, Workplace

The Fight against Drug Use at Work

Did you know that there has been a high report on abuse of drugs in the workplace? Prescription drugs or not.

According to a research, of all drug users, 68.9% are employed and active in the workplace.
Now don’t even start to think that when I talk about drug use here, I am necessarily talking about very strong substances or narcotics. Yes, those are included nonetheless.

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New Worker, Workplace

How to Deal with a Co-worker that Interferes with your Work

This week has been somewhat eventful in many ways. I am also excited about the giveaway and can’t wait to reveal the winner pretty much soon. I’ve noticed an increase in blog visits but not much participation. Why?!! Get on board and join the giveaway as it closes in a few days. What are you waiting for? Participation is really easy and it’s a way to get some freebies! If you’d like to be a part of the giveaway, click here.

Oh, today’s the last day in March. I sure hope you had a great month! Wishing you the very best in April.

It can be a little bit difficult to work with a coworker who wouldn’t want you to do your job. I know you may be of the opinion that that’s good news for you. But, to a certain extent, you may also want to really carry out your assignments and prove that you are up to the task. You also don’t want to appear to be a lazy person to your boss: and whoever may be watching you! These things could also affect your performance at work. 

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Workplace

5 Ways to Say “No” to Food Pushers at Work

I know you might have been in this situation once, twice, or more. Am I right?

We have at least one co-worker that’s always telling us to have a bite! The co-worker points a fork at you. Bite me already! What if I’m allergic to something? These days people are allergic to almost anything, but this co-worker doesn’t think of that. Fortunately, I’m not allergic to anything. I can eat a house, and no, I don’t put on so much weight!

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