Category: Workplace

Corporate politics can feel just like high school drama — but there are ways to cope

Workplace culture consultant Rosalind Wiseman helps people deal with high-school level drama at work. Getty Images Workplace conflict often looks like high school drama, according to consultant Rosalind Wiseman. Wiseman, whose book inspired “Mean Girls,” advises employees and execs on how to deal with conflict. She said finding an advocate you trust and building relationships can help. It’s Friday night, and everyone you know is going…

Could AI personas attend your work meetings for you? One tech CEO says yes — and by the end of...

The CEO of Otter believes AI avatars will attend meetings for workers by the end of the year. Christophe Testi/Otter.ai AI avatars may be able to attend work meetings for you by the end of the year, Otter’s CEO says. The tech CEO says the avatars will be able to act, talk, and problem-solve like specific workers.  Digital work personas could save time and boost productivity…

What I got wrong about loyalty at work

Kiersten Essenpreis for BI In January, I published a story on how loyalty died in the American workplace. The response to the story was huge: I received more emails and LinkedIn messages about it than I had for any other piece I’ve written in my 14 years as a journalist. And what struck me most were the readers who wanted to tell me that I…

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