Talking politics at work is very risky and can be divisive. And while this issue
was an all-time concern during the election period, as we ready for a
new administration, politics will surely come up again during the new
year. And it is important to be very diplomatic more now than ever
before--especially if you and your boss don’t agree on politics.
It’s not a pretty sight. A co-worker is on the verge of being fired. All
the signs are there. You can see them, but you wonder if your co-worker
is aware. Should you give them a heads up and offer advice? It’s a
Moving to a new city without a network in place can be scary. But
whether you're job hunting or just looking for professional contacts, it
is important to create a new circle of mentors, peers and industry
You haven’t been feeling your job for a while, but discussing your
unhappiness with your boss can be difficult. But if you like your
company and want to stay, this will be a necessary conversation. But
before barging into your boss's office, ponder your approach and what
you want to say--and if you should say anything at all.
As 2017 is upon us, it’s a good idea to reflect on our careers and the
changes and advances we want to make in the coming year. So how to get
off on the right foot at work in 2017? Here is what a wide array of
experts had to say.