Here’s How to Cope When a Co-worker Dies

A colleague’s death “can impact you in ways you didn’t expect, even if you weren’t close with this particular co-worker,” says psychotherapist Jen Leong. Moving forward after the death of a friend at the office or co-worker can be difficult, but there are ways to cope.

The Answer to “Should I Invite My Co-workers to My Wedding?”

When it comes to adding co-workers to your wedding guest list, the choice can be even more complicated. Do you consider your work friends “real friends”? If you invite some of the office do you have to invite your boss, too? There’s a lot to consider and we break it all down.

3 Phrases That Make Calling Out Your Lazy Co-worker a Little Easier

You always make sure to pull your own weight on your team, which means you're all the more frustrated by that lazy co-worker who just skates by without chipping in. Use these phrases to give that person a gentle nudge to get stuff done—without overstepping or being a tattletale.

You Should Steal This Relationship Tip to Resolve Conflicts at Work

Looking for a conflict resolution tip at work that will actually work? Well, this one might just do the trick if you're finding that you're disagreeing with your co-workers on projects and in meetings.

Everything I Learned From Surviving My Co-worker’s Public Scandal

No matter what your job is, when a co-worker is involved in a scandal, it can become a rain cloud that pours down on the entire business and everyone associated with it. It’s not fair, but that’s reality. And I know from experience that it’s imperative to gird yourself and guard those you care about.

How to Take Initiative on Your Team (Without Being the Person Stuck Doing it All)

You pride yourself on being a go-getter. But, that also means that you're repeatedly taken advantage of by your team members. How can you get them to do their fair share of work—while still taking initiative yourself? Here are some do's and don'ts to keep in mind.

Ask a Professional Remote Worker: How Can I Bond With My Team When I’m Remote?

There are plenty of perks related to being a remote worker. However, it also makes it challenging to connect with your boss and your colleagues on a more personal level. Here are a few tips to forge a great relationship with your team—even when you don't work in the same office.

4 Phrases to Shut Down Unsolicited Advice From Your Co-workers

Sometimes we want advice from our colleagues. Other times, we desperately want them to stop talking, leave us alone, and trust us to handle things on our own. Yelling at them to shut up probably won’t do you any favors, nor will ignoring the situation. Instead, try these four phrases on for size.

An Introvert’s Advice to Dealing With Intimidating People

Communicating with someone who intimidates you can be quite the daunting task. If you’ve ever found yourself stuttering, stammering, or even radio silent in the presence of a more menacing personality, I feel your pain. Here's how to handle the situation.

A Realistic Way to Deal When You Get Caught Gossiping at Work

Caught gossiping in the office? There are some different ways to save your reputation and patch things up—depending on who catches you red-handed. Here's how to realistically deal when you're overheard participating in that dreaded office gossip.