Study: Passive Aggressive Behavior Common in the Workplace

Passive-aggressive behavior is an indirect expression of negative feelings. Instead of openly addressing problems with an individual, one might say or do something that expresses frustration or anger without clearly communicating feelings. Unfortunately, passive aggressive behaviors make both communication and conflict resolution more difficult. A recent survey of more than 1,200 people demonstrates how common Read More …

Red Flag Job Listing Words and Phrases

Photo by Ron Lach  A job search can be emotionally, physically and mentally draining. Interviewing and waiting for a response is incredibly stressful. But getting to that point is equally taxing. Not only do you have to wade through thousands of listings to find the positions that match your criteria, you also have to watch Read More …

How to Attract and Retain Employees in 2022

Photo by Linda Eller-Shein from Pexels According to the Wall Street Journal, workers in the U.S. resigned from a record 4.4 million jobs in September of 2021. Many industries are experiencing problems not only retaining current workers, but attracting new talent. The pandemic has allowed workers to re-assess their career goals. As a result, many professionals are looking for Read More …

5 Red Flags of an Unethical Workplace: Q&A

According to the newly released Global Business Ethics Survey, close to 50% of US workers witnessed unethical and/or illegal conduct on the job in 2020. In addition, retaliation against employees who reported wrongdoing rose steeply, up to 61% in 2020. G. Richard Shell, Chair of Wharton Business School’s Legal Studies and Business Ethics Department is author of the bestselling Read More …