When you belong to a toxic team, you can almost feel it in the air the moment you step off the elevator and onto your floor. It’s immediately draining. Instead of starting the day with anticipation for the great work ahead, team members put on their coats of armor and enter survival mode.
By Kathy Caprino, Forbes.com Special to Online Career Tips Most people spend more hours at work than anywhere else, so it’s normal and expected that we will experience the full gamut of emotions while engaged in our work. I’m all for bringing our whole selves to work as well, and being as authentic, honest, and transparent as humanly possible at our jobs.
By Jacquelyn Smith, Forbes.com Special to Online Career Tips With so few jobs available during the recession, plenty of U.S. workers were holding on for dear life to ones they had–even if they were miserable. But now that things are improving and more jobs are popping up, people who despise their work might be more inclined to do something about it.