Why People Gossip At The Office

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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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The Real Reasons You Didn't Get the Promotion

On The Job

There are very few things that are more discouraging than being rejected for a promotion. You may feel you’re ready to move up the ladder, but you watch others get promotions while you’re passed over. If you want a promotion, ask for it.

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Could Changing Your Appearance Get You a Job or Promotion?

On The Job

The office isn't Gossip Girl or All My Children. But just understand that a brow lift isn't going to get you a promotion," Ruettimann says. Do you think someone should change their appearance to get a job or promotion?

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Likewise, you might create a separate group for family members and close friends so that their tweets don’t get lost in the celebrity gossip and sports tweets.

4 ways to Boost Your Standing at Work

On The Job

The economy is starting to improve — there is going to be more hiring and promoting going on in companies in the coming year, and you want to make sure you're one of the first ones recognized," says Steve M.

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

Dumb Little Man

Once you stick to your priorities and project deadlines, you can definitely expect quick promotions. This can maximize your chances of getting promoted in less time. Moreover, maintain distance from the people who are full of negative vibes, particularly those who are full of gossips.

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Want To Impress Your Boss?

Professional Assistant Blog

Here are 5 ways to score brownie points with your boss and get that promotion or raise (or both) a little faster: The one thing that I’ve learned over the course of my career is to try getting to know your boss. Then they will feel good about themselves and you might just get that promotion or raise after all. Home About Me Advertise Want To Impress Your Boss?

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First Day at Work? How to Make a Good Impression

Dumb Little Man

– Faster promotion to higher positions and salary rise. 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.

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The Top Reasons Why Employees Leave Their Jobs

Dumb Little Man

No Promotion for a Long Time. 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.

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Dispelling the Personal Assistant myth

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We do have to remain silent even if we know intimate details about our boss that might be brilliant gossip. We can be promote, we can move out of the role into other parts of the business and we can do more than the role requires.

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Quiz: Are You a Workplace Bully?

Eat Your Career

There are all kinds of cliques and gossip. You: a) Recommend him for a promotion so he can move to a different department. Sometimes, the office can feel like high school.

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How To Become Bitter and Resentful in 9 Easy Steps

Dumb Little Man

Be sure to capture all the important details, like how much money they spend and related gossip like who they date, their outside marriage affairs, where they party, what brands they promote and all that. There are all sorts of benefits to being bitter and resentful.

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How Do Others Perceive You?

On The Job

If you think you'll be recognized at work or garner a promotion just because you work hard, you need to get a clue. Too often people feel that if they promote the good work they're doing, people will look down on them," Garfinkle says.

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Dispelling the Personal Assistant myth

Practically Perfect PA

We do have to remain silent even if we know intimate details about our boss that might be brilliant gossip. We can be promote, we can move out of the role into other parts of the business and we can do more than the role requires.

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Fight or Flight? Dealing with a Difficult Colleague!

Professional Assistant Blog

By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, March 06, 2008 Filed Under: Job Seeking , Meetings , Office Gossip , Productivity H ave you had or are in a situation where your colleague is making your life miserable? She has been here a little over 1 1/2 years and has recently been promoted to an Administrative Assistant. Then she spends at least the first hour discussing what she did the day before at home; cooking, cleaning, shopping, gossiping , what ever she did after she left work.

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Uh-Oh: What To Do When You're in Trouble

On The Job

If you're employed with a company that promotes family-friendly values, for example, you might immediately be placed on administrative leave until an investigation is concluded. Would you hire an ex-convict? Would you work with one?

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Is Using Social Media at Work a Good Idea?

On The Job

Cavalli points out that social media interaction isn’t always about discussing a new movie or dishing the latest gossip.

Five Ways to Respond to Social Media Challenges and Criticism

Andrea Kalli

Some criticisms just are not worth responding to, most notably ’snark’-style blog comments and angry gossip articles.

Does It Matter Whether You Have Friends at Work?

On The Job

When she was at the University of Florida, Methot studied colleague relationships and found those who worked with people considered “friends” engaged in “more whining and gossiping and complaining,” she says. “In

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Highlights from Annual Conference Speaker Presentations

Office Dynamics

Jennifer Lier took the stage to give a powerful, dramatic presentation that encouraged women to boldly create strategies to promote health and balance at home and at work. For example, don't lower yourself to participate in office gossip. Hello, Monday Motivators! Welcome to another Monday and the 3rd of 4 MMs focusing on some of the best information from our 19th Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence.

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Business Card Window Envelopes

Professional Assistant Blog

You can promote your business cards through this way as well. The affiliate program is a program that let other individuals promote a companys products for a commission fee per item sold. Home About Me Advertise Business Card Window Envelopes By The Professional Assistant on Tuesday, October 23, 2007 Filed Under: Networking , Productivity H eres an interesting envelope that I found on this website.

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Break The Routine, Inspire Yourself!

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It could be anything, such as getting that promotion , helping others more, etc. Home About Me Advertise Break The Routine, Inspire Yourself! By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, October 08, 2008 Filed Under: Productivity A re you the type of person that comes into the office each and every day, thinking that its just going to be another boring day, nothing changes and its always the same thing day in and day out?

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Bold Strategies to Create a Balanced and Harmonious Life – Jennifer Lier

Office Dynamics

Jennifer took the stage following lunch to give a powerful, dramatic presentation that encouraged women to boldly create strategies to promote health and balance at home and at work. For example, don’t lower yourself to participate in office gossip. Having lost over 100 pounds, and having been both a successful Las Vegas entertainer and a beauty pageant contestant, she had many stories to share that drove home each of her points. Jennifer centered her talk on “BOLD”: B- Brilliance.

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Seminars for Professional Assistants

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Are you trying to get that raise or promotion that you so well deserve? Home About Me Advertise Seminars for Professional Assistants By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, July 16, 2008 Filed Under: Networking , Productivity A re you looking to improve your skills and catch up with the latest office trends ? One of my readers asked me this: I am an Executive Assistant to the CEO/President. She is the largest share holder of the company, obviously.

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Microsoft Outlook Shared Mailboxes Etiquette

Professional Assistant Blog

This will promote positive productivity in your office. Home About Me Advertise Microsoft Outlook Shared Mailboxes Etiquette By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, January 31, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Outlook , Productivity D o you have more than one mailbox in your Microsoft Outlook , other than your inbox? Do you share these other mailboxes with other staff members? I have shared access to 4 different mailboxes for various products and projects.

Five Ways to Network With the Boss

On The Job

Promote. Some employees believe that it's the job of head brass to go out and promote a company, to get new business in the door and to project a positive image. Worldwide competition is so tough right now that employees who promote their company will garner notice from the boss. Want to know a key player many people forget to network with these days? The boss. Yep, the head honcho. The big kahuna. The top dog.

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When "What Do You Do?" Makes You Want to Punch Something

On The Job

Give a brief rundown of your top skills, some "highlights" they can use to promote you to others. Instead of visiting gossip sites and playing games online all day, figure out what skills you'd like to improve. "So, what do you do?"

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How To Avoid Being A Toxic Person: 13 Simple Tips

Brilliantly Better

Don’t Gossip Talking behind other people’s back is like putting your exhaustion pipe to somebody else door, while pretending you’re looking in a different direction. ’ Even people who avoid gossiping don’t realise that talking bad about yourself makes you believe it eventually.

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Thinking Outside the Job Description Box

Professional Assistant Blog

Some examples would be managing a company website, creating, editing and writing a company newsletter or creating promotional materials, invitations and brochures for marketing events. Home About Me Advertise Thinking Outside the Job Description Box By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, March 20, 2008 Filed Under: Productivity E ditor’s note: This is a guest post by Patricia Robb of Laughing All The Way to Work: The Ultimate Secretarial Survival Blog.

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On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: Bad Behavior at Work has Bottom-Line.

On The Job

If I were a boss, I’d take into account that I may not see the day-to-day impact someone has on other people, and I would check that out” before promoting someone, says Rosen, a website manager for a nonprofit in New York City.

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Are You A Valid Person?

Brilliantly Better

But after working a few years in the traditional media world – which, by the way, is not a very friendly place to be, always challenged, filled with gossip and back talking – I felt the need for a change. Are you going to promote the article?

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What Can Argentine Tango Teach You About Brilliant Blogging?

Brilliantly Better

The Attitude: The tango community can be quite the political, social, and gossip mega circle.

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Why the 80/20 Rule Could Make You Less Productive

Brilliantly Better

Small tasks that may imply you are spending your time are constant mail checking, gossiping with your work mates, being in your kids play checking your iPhone.

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10 gifts to give your career

On The Job

Those who help the company become more innovative or strategic will make themselves key players – and those are the people a company is more likely to retain and promote. Don’t gossip at work.

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Why the 80/20 Rule Could Make You Less Productive

Brilliantly Better

Small tasks that may imply you are spending your time are constant mail checking, gossiping with your work mates, being in your kids play checking your iPhone.

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