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Employees Stage a Thanksgiving Rebellion - Workplace Coach Blog

Employer policies & holiday celebrations

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Supervisor Confessed His Romantic Feelings for Me - Workplace Coach Blog

Supervisor stepped over the line when he confessed his romantic feelings

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Can We Use a Contact Tracing App to Protect Our Business & Employees? - Workplace Coach Blog

Using a contact tracing app; what you need to know as an employer or employee

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

We Suspect Drug Addiction in a Top Producer - Workplace Coach Blog

Handing a senior manager who may be a drug addict

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Save Your Career From a Vindictive Manager's Targeting: Here's How - Workplace Coach Blog

Handling a bully manager without losing your job or reputation

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

My Manager Wants Me to Compromise My Ethics - Workplace Coach Blog

When your manager wants you to do the wrong thing, how do you keep your job?

Advice & Self-Help | Politics

Employee Political Dispute Escalates to Danger Level - Workplace Coach Blog

Political discussion in the workplace; employee rights & employer duty

Psychology | Psychology

PTSD and Bullying - Workplace Coach Blog

Bullying creates PTSD & employers need to accomodate employee victims

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Can't Stand 2 More Weeks of This Supervisor - Workplace Coach Blog

How to get a great new job, when you suddenly quit.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

I Was Laid Off; Now That My Employer is Hiring Do I Get My Job Back? - Workplace Coach Blog

Question: My employer laid me off due to COVID-19 in April. The job scene is a disaster. I get up …

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I've Been Told Never To Fire An Employee On A Friday; But I Really, Really Want to - Workplace Coach Blog

Question: I’ve been told to never to fire an employee on Friday, but I really don’t want this employee back …

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

A Performance Improvement Plan Means Your Manager Plans to Fire You, Right? - Workplace Coach Blog

Question: I’m been ordered to call you. Nothing personal against you, but I’m not having any. For the last year, …

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

When Politics Sours Workplace Friendships - Workplace Coach Blog

Question: I’ve had lunch daily with the same three co-workers for almost four years. We share everything and have stayed …

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Stopping a Bully Senior Manager Without Risking Your Job - Workplace Coach Blog

Question: I face a situation that has no easy answer and no good solution. As the newly hired human resources …

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Are Post-Accident Painkillers Causing a Star Employee to Make Errors? - Workplace Coach Blog

Question: One of my top employees, “Mary,” was rear-ended at a stop light three months ago and suffered from whiplash …

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I Don't Want to Wear a Face Mask; Can My Employer Make Me? - Workplace Coach Blog

Question: My employer’s “back to the office” email informs us we’re required to wear face masks anytime we’re not at …

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Drama Queens & Kings: Office Politics on Steroids - Workplace Coach Blog

I work with two drama queens. “Arielle” is always sure I or others are out to get her and make …

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Employees & Their Families Sue Employers Over COVID-19 Exposure - Workplace Coach Blog

Question: My partner and I have owned and operated our business for twenty-three years.  When the pandemic first hit, we …

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Employees Push Back Against Returning to Work, Choosing Unemployment - Workplace Coach Blog

Question: We didn’t expect the pushback we got from two of our furloughed employees when we called them back to …

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Employees Could Take A Company Down During COVID - Workplace Coach Blog

Question: Our small business is hanging on by a shoestring. Three of our employees attended a fourth of July barbecue. None of them wore masks. Another barbeque guest was COVID-infected. One after another each of our employees became become ill, forcing m

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6 ?s to Answer Before Returning Your Workplace to a "New Normal" - Workplace Coach Blog

You’ve been operating your company with a skeleton crew. In less than ten days, you plan to resume “new-normal” operations. Before you welcome your furloughed employees back to the workplace, make sure you can answer these six questions. Can you imp

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Cyberbullying & And The Return Takedown - Workplace Coach Blog

Question: Several months ago, a new employee in my wife’s workplace downloaded a free Amazon.com app called Burn Book. After that, more and more of her coworkers downloaded the app and joined a Burn Book twitter account.  They started posting nasty ran

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Can My Employer Fire Me For Going to a Bar or Do I Have Any Freedom Left? - Workplace Coach Blog

Question: My employer sent a two-part email to every employee last week. “As you know we’ve had a local spike in COVID-19 infections. The health department has provided a list of the establishments, primarily bars, where COVID-19 individuals spent ext

Psychology | Psychology

Fatal Attraction: Possession Becomes Obsession - Workplace Coach Blog

She seemed like any other employee, but she wasn’t. She was an employer’s worst nightmare. Within a three months period, four employers called me reporting run-ins with “fatal attraction” employees. In each case, the store plays out like a televis

Psychology | Psychology

The Workplace Ted Bundy: stopping a serial killer - Workplace Coach Blog

You’ve met him–the workplace Ted Bundy. Initially he’s charming, both to men and women, and especially in the presence of the boss. He’s friendly and confiding. He extends himself on your behalf—out of all proportion to anything you’d expe

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Employee Fakes COVID To Get 2 Weeks Off - Workplace Coach Blog

When your employee or coworker calls to let you know he tested positive for COVID, you respond immediately with sympathy and worry, and then spring into action and offer what help you can. If you are his employer, you tell your employee to take care of hi

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COVID-19: How to Create a New Normal | Workplace Coach Blog

Join Dr. Lynne Curry as she helps explain how to create a new normal in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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How to Make Layoffs with Heart: Three Questions | Workplace Coach Blog

Join Dr. Lynne Curry as she helps three different people understand how to make layoffs with heart.