Topic: office etiquette

What To Expect When You’re Expecting At Work

What To Expect When Youâre Expecting At Work

Pregnancy is a joyous time. Telling your family and loved ones is exciting. But what about telling your colleagues? Telling your boss? Telling your team that counts on you for a lot? This can be a bit trickier. It isn’t always streamers and cake, and there is actually a lot to know about telling your co-workers and boss that you are expecting. We talked to some experts to get the low down. More »

Marissa Mayer Is Late All The Time

Marissa Mayer Is Late All The Time

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has a problem, multiple sources say.

First we heard about this problem from a source close to one of Yahoo’s top executives. Then we heard it from an anonymous tipster claiming to be a Yahoo employee. And now, we’ve heard it from a first-hand source who has actually witnessed it happen.

Marissa Mayer has a problem, and it is this: She is routinely late for meetings with the Yahoo executives who report to her. More »

Is Signing Emails “XOXO” Appropriate For The Office?

Is Signing Emails âXOXOâ Appropriate For The Office?

People exchanging digital hugs and kisses is nothing new, particularly in the age of Twitter and texting. But the “xoxo” sign-off once reserved for friends or family who you would actually hug and kiss is now appearing in work emails. A recent article for The Atlantic explores the distinctly female trend, asking whether X’s and O’s are feminizing the workplace or undermining women’s professionalism.
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