Ask a Candid Boss: How Do I Deal With My Entire Team Wanting to Take the Holidays Off?

You're getting tons of vacation requests from your team, but the work still needs to get done. Here's how to handle employee asking for the same time off.

3 Times a Blunt Email Response Is Necessary (Templates Included!)

So, you need to be obvious in your email response, but you don't want to come across as mean or rude? Here's the secret to getting it right.

Ask a Credible Career Coach: Is it Possible to Stay Friends With People I’m Now Managing?

You were promoted—congrats! Only now you're becoming the boss of work friends and you're wondering if you can still maintain those friendships. Here's the deal.

How to Tattle at Work (Without Being a Tattletale)

No one wants to be considered the office tattletale. But there are times when you do need to escalate issues and get help from your boss.

3 Times You Actually Don’t Need to “Set the Record Straight” at Work

Sometimes it's OK to set the record straight. Sometimes it's not. Here are three times it’s better to stay quiet in the moment (even when it feels unfair).

3 Questions Managers Need to Ask Before Getting Involved in Office Drama

You need to pick your battles—and managers shouldn't always get involved in office politics. Here's when you should (and shouldn't) intervene.

What to Do After You Snap at a Teammate (if You Want Everything to Go Back to Normal)

Don't get down on yourself if you snap at a teammate, but take these steps to repair the relationship and get your entire team back on track.

This Flowchart Will Help You Figure Out Just How Emotionally Intelligent You Are

How do you measure emotional intelligence? Hiring managers have been asking themselves this question for years, and this infographic has some answers.

5 Hard Choices All Great Managers Know They Have to Make

Great managers communicate when things are bad, when performance is low, and when they want to motivate their employees to be their best. Here's how to do it.

A Realistic Approach to Dealing With People Who Don’t Like You

No matter how personable you are, there’ll always be someone who doesn't like you and tries to minimize your accomplishments. Here's how to deal.