Gossip

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These women were known as the ‘gossips’, for they spread the word to all the women in the community when another went into labour. What distracted my attention from the birthing chair was the explanation of the word gossips. The noun gossip comes from Old English godsibb , “godparent.”

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Gossip Girl!

Practically Perfect PA

Secondly, how do we have effective working relationships with our team when they know that we are privy to information that may concern them and lastly how do we maintain this trust when other members of staff are spreading office gossip? Office Gossip. The post Gossip Girl!

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Gossiping in the Workplace

On The Job

Gossip in the workplace is about as common as the daily arrival of UPS. Workers gossip about their families, their friends and whether Miley Cyrus should punch Annie Leibovitz in the face for that Vanity Fair photo. But, workers also gossip about the boss. They gossip about co-workers. I've been in plenty of workplaces where people gossip , but get their work done. Bosses gossip. Let's face it: People in this country love to gossip.

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What To Do When the Gossip is About.You

On The Job

I know you look at those gossip rags near the checkout supermarket lines. As much as all of us proclaim we don’t listen, see, spread, smell or otherwise consume gossip, we really do. If you have a job, then you have gossip. For one thing, gossip can hurt our careers.

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How to Stop the Gossip

Laughing all the Way to Work

I read an article called How to Stop the Gossip on Lynn Gaertner-Johnston’s blog that made the point of how important it is that we proofread our documents as well as do spell check and grammar checks. Tags: Spell Check gossip proofread grammar check You never know who may be noticing and talking about it. Click here 1 to see the full article. 1 (accessed February 16, 2008).

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Why People Gossip At The Office

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Why People Gossip At The Office By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, March 26, 2008 Filed Under: Meetings , Office Gossip , Productivity D o you gossip at the office? Do you get sucked into the gossip of others? Gossip has never been a positive matter. People generally gossip at work due to boredom, insecurity, wanting to belong. Can you think of other reasons why people gossip?

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Gossiping in the Workplace: A Poem by Lynn Crosbie

Laughing all the Way to Work

If your workplace buddies are "gossip friends" Are they really someone you can trust in the end? People who gossip like to dig for "dirt" They may go too far and someone gets hurt They bring up rumours and hearsay too But do you really care, even if it were true? Tags: chatter hate gossip You think they're your friend and won't talk about you But do you honestly believe that to be true?

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The water cooler is leaking.

Laughing all the Way to Work

but what about when the conversation turns to gossip? Gossip can be vicious and in some cases even lead to disciplinary action or getting fired if you are the one doing it. To be the victim of gossip can affect how your co-workers interact with you and if you know the gossip is going on about you, it can affect how you interact with others. Have you ever been the brunt of office gossip? I have had personal experience where I have been the brunt of the gossip.

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What References are Really Saying About You

On The Job

job references job recommendation bad reputation getting a recommendation gossip career advice Anita BruzzeseI remember the first recommendation an editor wrote for me. It was glowing. It was wonderful. It told editors they would be idiots not to hire me.

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5 Easy Steps To De-Stress At Work & Home

Professional Assistant Blog

Tags: Productivity Office Gossip

2010 100

Workers Behaving Badly: Why Our Stress May be Bringing Out the Worst in Us

On The Job

Gossiping, backbiting and negative campaigning dominate the airwaves, and we seem to mimic that behavior at work. Tags: gossip at work friends at work office politics stress how can i layoffs economy business Anita Bruzzese

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Now That The Election is Over, What Will You Talk About at Work?

On The Job

Tags: Thriller office gossip boss talk at work election over Dick Cheney workplace Michael Jackson Anita Bruzzese

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Dignity and Privacy in the Workplace

On The Job

Most of us have been guilty of it a time or two: Trying to get a peek at the confidential files on the boss’s desk, or perhaps gossiping with a trusted co-worker about another employee’s performance problems. Workers have been fired for everything from discussing salaries to gossiping about romantic relationships. Tags: confidentiality workplace gossip

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7 Awesome Things that Very Inspiring Bosses Do

Dumb Little Man

Have you had a boss you stood up for when your colleagues were gossiping lame stuff about him / her? Have you ever had a boss you didn’t crib about? Or a boss you really really wanted to be like? Or a boss you did not abuse the moment he/she turned around?

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5 Ways to Fix Workplace Drama

On The Job

Workplace drama can come in many different forms, from the gossiping colleague to the co-worker who yells (or cries) when under stress. Walk away from gossip. In any workplace, there are gossips who love to have listeners.

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Can instant messaging help you regain control of your inbox?

Dumb Little Man

Instant messaging (IM) has suffered unfairly over the last 20 years, afflicted with a rocky reputation as a social media platform for gossiping teenagers and bored university students.

2015 271

4 Steps to decluttering your mind and think more clearly

Dumb Little Man

If my head were a house, neighbors would gossip about the dodgy compulsive hoarder who lives inside and never greets anybody. I started decluttering my home about a year ago. Six months in I found out that I was not alone, but there was a whole movement and mindset to it.

2014 285

The 10 Most Common Traits of Losers: Are You One?

Dumb Little Man

Unnecessary gossip and slander. It refers to the “prohibition of telling gossip, truthful remarks about a non-present person or party.” What is a loser? Well, many people define it differently.

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12 Proven Ways to Make Friends at Work (Without Emptying Your Wallet)

Dumb Little Man

Perhaps they are gossiping about how poor you are because you don't eat out like they do. You're stuck eating lunch by yourself again. Perhaps this is exactly what you wanted.

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3 Ways to Handle Nosy Co-Workers

On The Job

But those are details you may not want to share with the woman down the hall because a) she's a terrible gossip and b) you don't know her well enough to share that information. She may be asking the question not as a chance to gossip, but because she sees you seem to be upset.

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How Companies Should Handle Office Romance

Dumb Little Man

42% of UK workers said the worst thing about their relationship with a colleague was being the subject of gossip. We spend more of our waking day at work than anywhere else. Throughout our careers, we come across many new faces and form strong connections with those we work with.

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How to Become a Spiritual Badass – The 20 Laws of Spiritual Power

Dumb Little Man

Abstain from Gossip. If someone is gossiping about someone to you, they will likely gossip about you to other people. Thinking of becoming a spiritual badass?

2019 246

Joan’s Naughty and Nice List for Assistants

Office Dynamics

Gossip about your peers (or anyone else). Gossip about your peers (or anyone else). During a Facebook Live event Joan Burge, Founder and CEO of Office Dynamics International, had discussed her Naughty and Nice List for Assistants.

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The 10 Biggest Goofs Made By New Workers

On The Job

Even if you think it’s harmless gossip such as, “Did you see what Kim Kardashian wore the other day? you don’t want to give even a hint that you might be a gossip. On your first day of a new job you’re often excited and nervous.

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3 Ways to Overcome Toxic People at Work

On The Job

For example, the older employee at work who "only has your best interests at heart" and so fills your ears with endless gossip about others or tries to make it seem that you're so naive it's amazing you get yourself dressed every morning by yourself.

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First Day at Work? How to Make a Good Impression

Dumb Little Man

Avoid Gossiping. You might notice that some of your coworkers spend a lot of time gossiping, browsing the web or simply chatting non-stop. While some gossipers might consider you a nerd, your managers will appreciate your focus on your job. Every minute of gossiping and chatting will make your results look poorer. Your job interview is over and you are confidently getting ready for your first day at work.

2017 153

Identify One Goal: The Secret to Discovering Your Purpose

Dumb Little Man

Linda Ikeji is a millionaire for being a gossiper. I think a lot of young people will find this post very useful if they were to apply themselves to it. Most often, I find people wondering what their purpose in life is.

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A PA’s guide to confidentiality

Practically Perfect PA

You’ll also hear all manner of gossip directed right across the business. Once that’s apparent, you can be selective about what you discuss, and you can still engage in some friendly gossip and banter without compromising the loyalty of your boss.

2015 272

How to Be Extraordinary At Work: Helpful Tips For Career Growth

Dumb Little Man

Moreover, maintain distance from the people who are full of negative vibes, particularly those who are full of gossips. How to be extraordinary at work? Well, a leader always expects his team members to be proactive and diligent.

2020 161

How to Handle Work Guilt

Jen Lawrence

And no – I don’t mean fill them in on all the office gossip. Call it whatever you want – on some level we all experience some level of guilt around our jobs, especially if our work is particularly demanding.

2019 63

Christmas gifts for assistants!

Practically Perfect PA

You can not only cancel out other people’s noise you can also avoid overhearing gossip that is best not to know about! It’s nearly Christmas!

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When You Make a Fool of Yourself in Front of Colleagues

On The Job

Or, you think you remember gossiping about your boss near a colleague you know hates gossip. Why did you gossip about your boss? Let's say that despite all the good advice out there (including, ahem, my own) you decide to go out with some people after work and hit happy hour.

2012 192

The Top Reasons Why Employees Leave Their Jobs

Dumb Little Man

Too much of office gossip. People quit their jobs for a lot of reasons. They may do it because they are relocating to a new place or they simply want to change careers.

2019 193

How to handle the office drama queen

Practically Perfect PA

They tend to have a widespread knowledge of the office gossip, can be found sharing this knowledge in the office toilets or during after work drinks.

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Working with the executive team

Practically Perfect PA

Don’t gossip, even if the gossip is really good! As assistants most of us will interact with our organisation’s Executive team on a daily if not hourly basis. Your manager may well be part of the Executive team.

2014 237

10 Characteristics of A Good Friend

Dumb Little Man

Nobody wants a friend who gossips and shows violent behaviors, too. It’s easy to say that you’re a good friend. Proving that, however, can be quite difficult. You can go and ask your friends if you’re being a good friend or you can just sit down and assess yourself.

2018 250

Research Finds Stressed Employees More Likely to Misbehave

On The Job

Further, those employees who feel insecure about their jobs will take their unhappiness and turn to doing things like stealing supplies, fudging expense reports and gossiping about others. The U.S. election process has clearly demonstrated one thing: People are upset, mad and worried.

2016 170

7 Ways to Manage Difficult Personalities At Work

Dumb Little Man

There are gossip machines, bossy teammates, blamers, victims and show-stealers in all organizations. When there’s a gossiper in the group, anything you shared may be communicated in a totally negative aspect. Colleagues can either be constructive or disruptive!

2017 197

3 Ways to Deal With a "Never Wrong" Co-Worker

On The Job

There are several annoying types of people at work, from the gossiper to the chronic procrastinator to the whiner. Today, let's talk about the person who is never wrong. This type of person really is pretty self explanatory -- he would rather cut off a toe than admit he's wrong.

2018 141

8 Ways to Improve Your Attitude

Ian's Messy Desk

Successful people do not spend hours in front of the television, gossiping around the water cooler, or any other negative behaviour. The post 8 Ways to Improve Your Attitude appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk.

2013 236

5 Things to Remember in a New Job

On The Job

Gossip about your old job in the first week and you may be seen as immature. As the economy improves, many people are starting new jobs and learning how to work for a new company and a new boss.

2014 273

Where Is the Love?

Eat Your Career

The gossip and backstabbing and flat-out sabotage was almost comical. Do you ever find yourself stumbling around your workplace wondering, “Where is the love?”. I’ve been in professional environments where the tension was so thick you could practically taste it.

2012 211

10 Work Productivity Tips and Tricks You Should Adopt at Work Today

Dumb Little Man

Chit-chat and socializing in the workplace is good, but it’s counter-productive when it turns into unwated, irrelevant gossip. There are only two ways to increase the output of your work.

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