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Late to Work Excuses

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Late From Work

The best late to work excuses are those that digress from the truth to the least possible extent.

Running late to work is something that happens to most people at some point of time.

Personal conditions such as a sick family member, medical emergencies, a need to be present in the kid’s school and the like all rank amongst the most common late to work excuses.

Frequent lateness for these reasons implies a serious work-life conflict that could necessitate remedial action. Keep Reading

Reasons Why Your Boss Might Hate You

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Your Boss Hates You

Careless and Forgetful Employees Are Perpetual Annoyances to a Boss

Not taking your job seriously will guarantee that the relationship between you and your boss will go sour. The top complaints are tardiness and a lack of initiative.

Employees have a lot to say about bad bosses (1, 2, 3). On the other hand, bosses have quite a few bones to pick with employees who are burned out, disruptive and irresponsible.

It’s not as easy to fire them as it once was because legal documentation is required to show that the employee in question did in fact do an unsatisfactory job.

There are two sides to every story, and below are some reasons why your boss has good reasons to be irritable. Keep Reading

Surviving a Dysfunctional Job

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Surviving a Dysfunctional Job

Strategies for Staying Sane in a Toxic Workplace

With the grim state of the economy, leaving a dysfunctional job situation may require more time and effort than ever. In the meantime, these survival strategies can help.

According to the United States Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate was at 4.5 percent in March 2019.

Looking for another job is daunting at the best of times, but statistics like this can be particularly discouraging for people trapped in a position where they’re underpaid, underappreciated, and/or overworked.

These strategies can help such people survive – if not thrive – in a dysfunctional workplace while they’re looking for something better. Keep Reading

Causes of Workplace Burnout

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Workplace Burnout

Avoid Burnout to Increase Job Satisfaction and Business Productivity

Workplace burnout is a major factor impacting employee well-being and business productivity in a time of economic change and disappearing work-leisure boundaries.

Burnout occurs when the reality of work fails to met expectations, and it is a main reason employee job satisfaction can drop in the workplace.

Workplace burnout’s victims usually begin with the best of intentions. Sufferers come from the ranks of teachers, social workers and others looking to make a difference, but no one is immune.

United States workers get less time off (an average 15 days plus holidays) than most industrialized nations, so with so much time spent on the job, unhappiness at work carries over to all aspects of life. Keep Reading

How to Cope with Conflict in the Workplace

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Business Conflict

Workplace conflict is a major source of stress and it is important for employers to take an active stance and help employees develop respect for each other.

Especially in today‘s difficult economic times, the workplace can often be an extremely stressful environment with many people fearing being made redundant.

This extra stress placed on both employees and employers to keep performing may lead to very high levels of conflict within the work environment. Keep Reading

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