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A loud coworker can derail your productivity and make a working environment unpleasant. Luckily, there are ways to get your coworker to be a little quieter without ruffling any feathers in the office. Here's what to do once you've had enough.
An entrepreneur says 32-hour weeks ‘killed work ethic’ at his startup and now he regularly works 65 hours
Ryan Carson, founder and CEO of programming-education company Treehouse, initially implemented a 32-hour, four-day workweek for his employees. But now he's switched it back to a typical five-day workweek. "It created this lack of work ethic in me that was fundamentally detrimental," he explained.
If you’re angry at work, you shouldn’t pretend everything is okay — do these 6 simple things instead
Anger management is an important tool to have — especially when dealing with frustrating work situations. To figure out how to deal with anger at work, start by taking yourself out of the situation and cooling off. Then, approach the person about the situation without blaming them.
Microaggressions are unconscious expressions of racism or sexism. It's important to know how to apologize if you've made a microaggressive comment in the workplace. The most important thing to know when saying sorry: Apologize for your actions, not for the other person feeling offended.
You'll make your boss and colleagues even happier if you ask and prepare for your time off in a way that respects everyone's schedule. Here's how to ask for — and receive — vacation time.