Author Archives: Heather Shuttleworth

Office Etiquette: Restroom Breaks

Although it may seem commonsensical, some folks just aren’t informed on proper bathroom etiquette in the workplace. Some unsavory situations can arise when even just one person at the office is ill-informed. Have you ever been in the bathroom with … Continue reading

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Making The Telecommute Work For You

Telecommuting to work continues to be an option that sees massive gains in popularity with each passing year. It’s for good reason, too. Employers benefit from lower operating costs and higher productivity, and employees can benefit from the flexibility telecommuting … Continue reading

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Working With Numbers

Writing numbers can be an essential component of daily paperwork and reports. Whether it’s quantifying accomplishments or enumerating specific dates, statistics and monetary figures, the task of writing numbers in formal documents can get pretty confusing. Consider the following guidelines … Continue reading

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Communicating With Heart

Sometimes we can feel pressure to buy into the notion that professionalism should be judged against one’s ability to reason and think critically, without the influence of emotion (i.e. weakness). Our world has grown competitive, fast-paced and results-driven, which can … Continue reading

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Passive Aggression At Work

There is a lot of talk about damaging behaviors in the workplace. Much of these discussions focus on overt behaviors like bullying and harassment, which cause the plummeting of morale and productivity, among other things. Another less obvious behavior that … Continue reading

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