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Avoid These 5 Holiday Eating Mistakes

Thanksgiving is just days away, which means the holiday parties are coming up and of course Christmas and New Year’s; each of which involves a lot of food and the self-loathing of the average of nine pounds we gain during this time of the year. You can enjoy holiday foods without the guilt,...
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Should Non-Smokers Get Extra Paid Time Off As Compensation For Smokers Taking Breaks?

Yes, Smokers take time off from work to smoke, so I should get compensated.
100% (3 votes)
No, non-smokers can also take scheduled breaks and not smoke, so there is no need for additional paid time off.
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Total votes: 3
A Japanese company offers an additional six days of paid time off a year for non-smokers as compensation for smokers taking 15 minute breaks throughout the day. Do you think your employer should offer paid time off for not taking breaks to smoke?
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Types Of Problem Coworkers And How To Deal With Them

Come to find out there isn't a lot of harmony at the office as many workers look to therapy to handle stressful co-workers. So therapists from around the country reveal the types of colleagues their clients complain about most and share the actionable advice they give for dealing with each. The...
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Smart Ways To Stop Coffee Creamer Criminals In The Workplace

It's a tale old as time, co-workers raiding the office refrigerator and stealing your coffee creamer. Notes, threats and even crafting a locking system fails to stop the coffee creamer criminals from helping themselves. But one expert recommends you take a cue from Hollywood and play a little game...
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The Secret To Happiness At The Office Isn't What You'd Think

There is a secret to beng happy at teh office and it has nothing to do with your paycheck or vacation. Gone are teh days when office memos and client communciations stayed in the office. Now they appear on your phone. You can remotely get into your office computer too. So how does this make you...
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Emojis Have No Place In The Office

Emojis and emoticons can lighten the mood of an emotionless text message or email but using them in your work email may undermine your professionalism. While emojis may be a fun way to communicate in a social setting, the workplace is more traditional especially when it comes to communicating. A...
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Office Gossip May Be Good, At Least In One Area

Gossip around the office has been deemed counter-productive, malicious and inappropriate by many business. However there may be a light level of gossip that is good for morale, says one study. Of course a research study was performed on about 200 workers, which is a small sample, but what it found...
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Top 10 Wishes of Workers For A Better Worklife

There is a lot of things workers wish for in the office. Besides more money and time off, companies have a hard time recruiting and retaining good workers. Although many have found creative ways to swoon workers, it appears the simplest way to keep good people and create positive morale is a...
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The Easy Way To Clean The Office Microwave

Nothing is more disgusting than the office microwave. From leftover pasta to bowls of tomato soup, all those zapped meals splattering and overflowing is beyond a nightmare. Worst part is no one fesses up to their mess as the grime builds. However you can be the office hero with a simple way to...
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Being Extra-Nice At Work Can Make You Much Happier

Your parents nailed it, to have a happy life treat people the way you want to be treated, even that annoying co-worker. Although sitting next to them day after day can wear you down, a new study found that being nice to your co-workers — not just tolerating them, but actively working to make their...
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