Bringing a Date to the Company Holiday Party

Q. Should I invite my new boyfriend to the holiday party at my new job? The invitation... 

Paula’s Perspective: What about the Peeps?

If you think back to the best job you ever had, chances are it wasn’t the great... 

Despite the Risks, Office Romances Remain Popular

If you’re involved in or considering an office romance, you’re not alone. Although... 

Dealing with an Inappropriate Boss

Q. I literally just started a new job yesterday. During the interview, the boss seemed... 

How to Detect Lies and Avoid Being Duped in the Workplace

Communication is the key to building successful personal and professional relationships.... 

Workplace Tips for a Fast-Paced World

A new book by Nance Guilmartin, “The Power of Pause,” offers a simple, yet effective... 

How Not to Deal with Business Associates

What are the top mistakes single women make when interacting in the workplace or... 

Friends at Work

Do your friends at work help or hinder your career? Do you sometimes get caught up... 

Navigating Office Politics

You love your job. You even love some of the people. But oh the politics. Workplace... 

Fired Because You’re Female and Single

Q. I was recently laid off from my job at a graphic design firm where I had worked... 

When a Coworker Has Cancer

Sadly, it’s an experience too many people have had, and one others will likely... 

Life Lessons from Gerda

In her book, “What Should I Be When I Grow Up? (Now That I’m 40, 50,... 

Getting Together with Former Coworkers

Q. I was laid off from my job a few months ago and recently one of my former coworkers... 

Dealing with Coworker Incompetence

Q. My job involves a lot of group projects. All the people on the team are very capable,... 

Dating a Coworker

Q. I know better than to date the boss, but what about going out with a coworker?... 

Seeking Work/Life Balance

Q. I desperately need to find better balance between my work and other aspects of... 

Holiday Gifts for Staff and Boss

Q. Help! I have to buy holiday gifts for the five people who work for me, plus my... 

Holiday Office Parties Dos and Don’ts

‘Tis the season to socialize with your coworkers. Here’s how to have fun... 

How to Handle a Boozing Boss

Q. My boss has a drinking problem. It’s been impacting the workplace for a... 

Career Choices: Agonizing over an Employee Referral

Q.  There’s a job opening at my company and a friend wants me to refer her....