When people are working together on a daily basis, conflict is inevitable. While it’s impossible to avoid conflicts altogether, if handled right, constructive conflict can actually work to bring a team closer together. We hear from experts about how to successfully manage conflict within a team.
It doesn’t matter how great your brand is, if your workplace is toxic it will play havoc with the health of your business and your employees.
There’s a right way and a wrong way to use workplace email, and when it comes to using the CC function, it’s quite easy for workers to get under each other’s skin.
From a moral and ethical perspective there are not many people reading this call to ditch traditional business that will disagree with it.
It’s clear that there are key personality traits which workers dislike in a colleague and if not handled correctly, these could potentially harm your business.
There are no treats to be found here, just tricks, as a CV-Library study has revealed the ten most disgraceful office scandals that UK workers have confessed to.
Mention “office politics” to a colleague and the typical response would be a sigh met with a roll of the eyes. Whether we like it or not, office politics have become a firm fixture of working life going as far back as Machiavelli’s The Prince.
Like the saying goes, you can’t please all of the people all of the time, and chances are you won't be making anybody's day if you're guilty of breaching office etiquette. Hint: Go easy on the makeup and ensure you're contributing to the tea round.
After the recent story of a man shooting his computer in frustration, we've compiled five other examples of situations when employees have had a bad day at the office.
As a former chartered accountant who did office politics badly – I had the same mind-set as the child in The Emperor’s New Clothes – I do believe that being able to understand and work with whatever office politics exist is a useful skill.