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12 Tips to Be Courteous to Your Co-Workers (That You Should Already Know)

If you’ve ever had a roommate or a sibling you’ve had to share a living space with, you may have learned the hard way not to push the boundaries of common courtesy too far. Similarly, there are many unspoken rules in the workplace as well — so pay attention and exercise civility to the people you have to spend most of your waking hours with.

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5 Types of Problem Co-Workers and How to (Almost) Deal With Them

Elana Lyn Gross, Career Contessa contributor

It’s inevitable – at almost any workplace you will run into “problem” co-workers. Some of these types of problematic co-workers include the negative co-worker, the overly competitive co-worker, the gossip, the bully and the person who pushes off work. Hopefully, your office doesn’t have too many of these types of people, but if it does, here’s how to (almost) deal with working alongside them.

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3 Creative Ways to Get Out of a Workday Rut

Amy McDonnell, CareerBuilder writer

With the daily stresses, responsibilities and expectations of our personal and professional lives, we all need to press the “reset” button from time to time. Sometimes, though, the usual ways of getting ourselves out of a rut or jump-starting our creativity just don’t do the trick. Sometimes, we don’t just need to pull a rabbit out of a hat – we need full-on magic to give us a fresh perspective and get back on track.

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