Your Coworker is a Dog

Posted by Judy Anne Cavey on Jul 30, 2012 in , , | No Comments

Millions of dogs accompany their owners to work everyday. Does yours?

Pets have been proven in several studies to lower the blood pressure of their owners who pet them. Animals are now being used in psychotherapy. Known as “therapy dogs,” they assist the owner in coping with daily stresses, anxiety or depression.

The lines between work and life are further blurred as more dog owners than ever are bringing their pets to work. What’s behind this movement? Is it good for employee morale, productivity and business?

Women vs. Men at Work

Posted by Judy Anne Cavey on Jul 11, 2012 in , , | No Comments


 

In the workplace, women and men operate differently. Here are a few examples…

If you understand the differences between male and female coworkers (and understand your own behavior) time in the office won’t be confusing.

According to Yahoo! Shine and Fitness Magazine:

  • 1 in 3 women say they are “extremely” or “very” competitive.
  • Women are three times less likely than men to take credit for a coworker’s work.
  • Men most often compete over money and salary.
  • Women are competitive about their job (34%) and I.Q. (53%).