Topic: boss

How To Stay Professional When You Work With Bitches

How To Stay Professional When You Work With Bitches

Working with difficult female coworkers if something we have all gone through – or are going through now! – and Kathi Elster and Katherine Crowley, career experts and authors of Working with You is Killing Me and Working for Your Isn’t Working for Me, have come up with a thorough list of actionable tips to help us get through it. We talked with these ladies about all the different kinds of mean girls you may encounter at work and what to do about it (that doesn’t involve slapping someone.) More »

These 10 Careers Tend To Have The Most Psychopaths

These 10 Careers Tend To Have The Most Psychopaths

Business Insider just released the jobs that most psychopaths call home. As clarification on the term, author Eric Barker says, “psychopath doesn’t just mean someone who cuts you up with a chainsaw — though the majority of people who do things like that are psychopaths….Psychopathy is a personality disorder that has been variously described as characterized by shallow emotions (in particular reduced fear), stress tolerance, lacking empathy, coldheartedness, lacking guilt, egocentricity, superficial char, manipulativeness, irresponsibility, impulsivity and antisocial behaviors such as parasitic lifestyle and criminality.” More »

‘I Let Myself Get Really Sick Because I Tried To Work Through It’

'I Let Myself Get Really Sick Because I Tried To Work Through It'

A 2008 study of 12,395 workers found that 70% of employees go to work sick at least once a year. The main reason for working when sick according to workers in Sweden was fear of “being judged as fragile or unreliable” if they say they are too ill to work.  “I have to be so sick I can hardly get out of bed,” before taking a sick day, one Seattle government-agency manager told The Wall Street Journal. Though some people abuse sick days or make up ridiculous excuses as to why they need one, it seems like the majority of people drag themselves into the office even if they have a fever, a hacking cough or are contagious. More »