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Employee's Workplace, New Worker

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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Employee's Workplace, New Worker

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

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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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Employee's Workplace, New Worker

13 Great Ways to Stay Happy at Work

As usual, I take the time to relax and think of the past and I remembered one of my all-time favorite movies: “The Pursuit of Happyness”, spelled with a ‘y’ a 2006 American biographical drama film based on entrepreneur Chris Gardner (starring Will Smith).

Although the movie relates more to his nearly one year of homelessness, I can readily relate this to the workplace especially because he had to struggle to make a career decision at some point.

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Employee's Workplace, New Worker

5 Ways To Manage Workplace Distractions

I was able to complete a project recently and that inspired today’s post. Thanks to my colleagues. Preparing the write-up was pretty interesting and enlightening and I will be sharing that with you although on a different level.

There is the possibility of being distracted at work for various reasons and it may affect your productivity and safety at work. Workplace distractions may lead to fatigue, confusion, restlessness, lack of concentration, confusion, and forgetfulness. Let’s take a look at some major distractions we may encounter at work:

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Employee's Workplace, New Worker

6 Ways To Help You Work With A Difficult Person

Let’s face it, we all have different personalities and difficult people exist! Imagine a world filled up with people of similar behavior. The world to an extent would have been boring. Variety is the spice of life! Oh yeah, I said that, despite how old that phrase may be.

So if the world has people of different behaviors, religion, culture and so on, it inevitably means that the workplace will have people with varying personalities.

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