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What Did You Say? 4 Tips for Understanding Accents at Work
by / on 10/08/2018 at 00:05 / in The Review

What Did You Say? 4 Tips for Understanding Accents at Work

Living and working abroad, or even just working on a diverse team with international colleagues, can be exciting—new cultures, languages, and ways of expression are all around you. But, it can also be difficult, especially when you don’t understand the conversation. Even if you’re technically speaking the same language, working with people who have dialects or accents you’re not used to […]

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What to Do if Your Work No Longer Excites You
by / on 15/05/2018 at 17:50 / in The Review

What to Do if Your Work No Longer Excites You

You used to love your job, but now you’re bored. You have to drag yourself to the office each day, and while you’re there, you’re not even working, just refreshing Facebook every five minutes. If you’re being honest, you’ve outgrown your role, but you’re not ready to throw in the towel and move on just yet. Job searches take a lot of […]

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The 9 Rules of Being an Adult at Work
by / on 12/04/2018 at 12:00 / in The Review

The 9 Rules of Being an Adult at Work

We all think we have it together at work. But then something happens—an annoying co-worker, a failed project, a company restructuring—that makes us, well, act a bit out of our element. So, it’s important every once in a while to be reminded of what it means to be a responsible and mature adult in the office. Because otherwise, we could cost ourselves […]

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Six Things to Know When Injured at Work
by / on 03/04/2018 at 15:00 / in Best Lawyers®

Six Things to Know When Injured at Work

Work injuries result in many questions and concerns by employees who may be facing the situation for the first time. Nicholas Pothitakis of the Pothitakis Law Firm, P.C., has been representing clients with Iowa workers’ compensation claims for over 20 years. Set forth below are what he believes are some of the most important issues that need to be addressed with […]

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Should You Cover for a Friend’s Mistakes at Work?
by / on 15/02/2018 at 17:00 / in Harvard Business Review

Should You Cover for a Friend’s Mistakes at Work?

It’s nice to have a friend at work who cares about you and looks out for your best interests. Research has even shown that it contributes to your engagement. The benefits of having a friend at work are clear, but what about the downsides? What happens when your friend starts to let things slip? How do you handle it when you notice they […]

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Stop “Protecting” Women from Challenging Work
by / on 16/09/2016 at 12:00 / in Harvard Business Review

Stop “Protecting” Women from Challenging Work

A new poll by the Pew Research Center suggests that more than half of men think sexism is a thing of the past; in contrast, only about one-third of women agree. One reason for the disagreement may stem from misunderstandings about the kinds of behavior that constitute sexism. Indeed, an important body of research instigated by Susan Fiske of Princeton and […]

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