Ask a Candid Boss: Can Managers Be Friends With Their Employees?

While good bosses should strive to have a deep, human relationship with their employees, the truth is the manager-employee relationship isn't a friendship.

3 Effective Ways to Create Boundaries at Work Without Being Rude

If you're having difficulty getting all of your work done during the workday, then it's time to create some boundaries that'll help you focus and be productive.

The Professional Growth Opportunity You’re Overlooking Every Day

Relationships are the most valuable part of your professional identity. This easy trick will help you make a good impression with everyone you cross paths with.

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).

7 Questions Good Co-workers Ask Themselves Regularly

Being a good co-worker is crucial for your success. Ask yourself these seven questions before assuming you're the office favorite.

4 Ways to Stop Being Taken Advantage of at Work (Without Losing Respect)

Being a people pleaser isn't the only way to get ahead. If you're being taken advantage of at work, here are four ways to turn that around.

4 Easy Ways to Make New Friends at Work, According to Muse Readers

When you start a new job, it’s only natural to assume (or at least, hope) that your teammates will instantly become friends you like to spend time with.

How to (Realistically) Be Happy For Friends Who Are Doing Better Than You

We're all competitive, which means congratulatory thoughts are often overshadowed by jealousy. Here's how to be happy for a friend who's more successful.

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.

4 Questions to Ask Your First Week to Make Your Co-workers Love You

Concerned about making sure your new colleagues like you? These four questions will secure your spot as most beloved team member within your first week.