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Rise up! Stand up for yourself!



  Do you ever wish there were more hours in the day -- so you could get all your work done -- AND -- exercise too? Maybe it's time to stand up for your rights -- to a healthy workplace! @Good posted this brain teaser on Twitter. Franke James @OfficePolitics at ...

Dear Office Politics: the game everyone plays



About "Dear Office-Politics" Dear Office-Politics is the award-winning dilemma-based social game that teaches you how to play (and laugh at) office politics. In March 2010, it won a bronze Axiom Business Book Award in HR/Training. Dear Office-Politics lets YOU be an Office Politics Adviser and offer your best, sage advice. And then ...

How to deal with a dismissive, disrespectful and arrogant employee?



Dear Office Politics, As a director of marketing, I manage a great team of nine in a large organization. Lately I'm experiencing some challenges from a senior member of the team (let's call her Sharon). Based on her proven and potential ability, I have sent Sharon on a major conference, provided ...

My sister is making my work life miserable



Dear Office-Politics, I work in a fairly small office (staff count is somewhere around 15-20). About 3 years ago, my boss at the time asked for help in getting a vacant position filled. He asked if I had any sisters up for the task. (He knew that I had come from ...

How do I get my loudmouth coworkers to be quiet?



Dear Office Politics, I work as a Graphic Designer and while I love my job, I hate my work environment. I occupy a cubicle at the back of a large area and my problem is the people all the way on the other side of the room. They scream constantly and tend ...

I have one BIG problem in my new job: I have NO idea what I’m doing



Dear Office-Politics, ...I have one big problem in my new job: I have no idea what I'm doing, and no one will answer my questions. I have found myself in an unfortunate pickle. In my haste to get a job after moving to a new city, I took a job that seemed ...

My coworker humiliates me…



Dear Office-Politics, I am hoping for some advice. I am a high school librarian. I left my previous position for a position that offered $20,000 more a year. The extra income is a big deal for me. I am a single parent and I have struggled to provide for my child. I ...