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How Often Should You Clean Your Office Coffee Mug?

Somehow the rules for cleaning differ from your home and the office, especially when it comes to your coffee cup. While you run your dishwasher nightly at home, it’s likely been a few weeks (if not months) since your office coffee mug received more than a casual rinse. But is that setting you up...
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U.S. Postal Office To Release A Mr. Rogers Stamp Next Month

The U.S. Postal Service is launching plans to issue a new stamp featuring Mister Rogers, the children's television host known for his zip-up cardigan, sneakers, and soothing manner. The Forever Stamp will be unveiled March 23 at the public television station where Mister Rogers' Neighborhood was...
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How To Heat Up A Cold Office

Now that the cold weather is back there is a good chance your office is also cold! So if you work in a drafty office or have a stingy boss here's some advice on how to get the heat cranked up! First, recruit like-minded cold comrades who also feel the office is scold and then as one group present...
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The Key In Keeping Healthy This Cold & Flu Season May Be In Houseplants

The cold and flu season is taking its toll on the office. While you should always stay home if you have it there are some who come in anyways or those who are sick but have yet to show symptoms. So an easy way to protect your health is to populate your work area with houseplants. Researchers have...
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App Pairs Up Your Office Secret Santas

The office Secret Santa can be a fun way to celebrate the holidays and build a closer relationship among coworkers. But let's face it, being in charge of picking matches can be a chore and the last thing you want is to be accused of playing favorites or having to do it all over because you picked...
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Companies Cutting Down Alcohol At Holiday Parties

2017 may just be known as the year longtime sexual harassment criminals have been busted and all the allegations have many businesses cutting back on the amount of alcohol at Christmas parties. A recent survey found just 49 % of companies plan to serve alcohol as their holiday events this year,...
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Most Annoying Coworker Habits

Finding harmony in the office can be challenging considering one in three workers say they've left a job because of an annoying coworker or coworkers. One in five people say that they have one coworker who annoys them on a regular basis, while 73% say they have been two and five who do. Of the five...
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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.
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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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