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Politics at Work

Katie Couric's Advice To Women: Play The Political Game

Michelle King | Posted 07.18.2016 | Women
Michelle King

Playing the political game is a necessity in today's organizations which are increasingly becoming flatter in structure and more flexible, with individuals connected through informal networks rather than through formal lines of authority.

Can You Be Fired For Your Political Beliefs Or Activities? Maybe

Donna Ballman | Posted 02.04.2016 | Business
Donna Ballman

Every election year, I see and hear about people being fired for what candidates they support and for political discussions at work. And every election year, I'm asked: is this legal? The answer is maybe. Mostly, it depends on what state you work in.

Are We Asking the Right Questions About Women's Advancement at Work?

Kathleen Reardon | Posted 02.08.2014 | Business
Kathleen Reardon

You have to ask yourself if you're in an organization where your preferred style of politics is suited to the prevailing one and whether you're willing and able to adapt. Are you where what you have to offer adds value, where what you have to say is heard, and where your management/leadership skills have been duly noted?

Gossip -- Hotbeds Of Hearsay

Jocelyn Greenky | Posted 05.13.2013 | Women
Jocelyn Greenky

The right kind of office gossip will keep you in the know and on your toes. Here's how to manage unofficial office communications.

Lean In or Get Out: Choices For Women on the Road to the Top

Kathleen Reardon | Posted 05.11.2013 | Women
Kathleen Reardon

There are many roadblocks to women's success. But the truth is that anything worth having is worth fighting for and it's going to take a lot more scuffles before we can say this battle is won.

Your Office May Be The Only Place Where You Can Escape Election Chatter

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 11.06.2012 | Business

The news is dominated by politics these days. Workplace chatter? Not so much. About two-thirds of full-time American workers don't share their poli...