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Solutions, by Dr. Lynne Curry

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Well-indexed and written in Curry's direct, easy-to-read style, Solutions contains the best case histories and advice that have appeared here on the blog and in newspaper/magazine columns.


"Whether you are an employee or an employer, this book will resonate. Unless you have been living under a rock, you have already been exposed to many of these problems that cause conflicts at work, resulting in stress and lost productivity, and negatively affecting health and happiness."

















Calculating, manipulative, deceitful manager.

Wednesday, 22nd July, 2015 at 12:21 AM

I suffered bad treatment under a calculating, manipulative, deceitful manager.

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Is becoming a franchisee really a win-win for employee?

Wednesday, 22nd July, 2015 at 11:46 PM

I  just had the oddest conversation with my boss.

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ugh internship

Wednesday, 15th July, 2015 at 3:59 PM

During my intern this summer I learned how to dodge the senior partner’s wandering hands. I’m now back in school, and asked to report on the internship.

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A bad reference

Tuesday, 14th July, 2015 at 10:44 PM

One year into my new job, I was laid off. After I had several interviews that seemed like home runs but received no job offers, I called the last interviewer. She said my former supervisor had badmouthed me

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Can I ignore this rumor?

Tuesday, 7th July, 2015 at 10:51 PM

Rumor around the office is that my manager and another employee have had an affair!

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My supervisor critiques me if I don’t answer the phone quickly

Wednesday, 1st July, 2015 at 7:12 PM

I like my job, which involves inputting outgoing invoices and recording incoming payments. I keep to myself and don’t make friends easily. Answering phones breaks my concentration and I make mistakes.

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Pot's legal, but I got fired for using it anyway. Can I sue?

Wednesday, 1st July, 2015 at 6:33 PM

My buddies tell me I should sue my employer for violating my rights. Can I?

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Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage

Tuesday, 30th June, 2015 at 12:00 AM

In light of the recent Supreme Court ruling concluding that gay marriage is a fundamental constitutional right. We want our clients to know ways this ruling may impact your business.

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What HR mangers can do about bullying

Thursday, 25th June, 2015 at 9:44 AM

I didn’t take action when an employee came to me complaining about a bully manager

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Surprise the Bully

Monday, 20th July, 2015 at 10:49 PM

I work next to an extremely hostile individual who hums “If I only had a brain” whenever I’m at my desk. I’ve stopped speaking up in staff meetings because he rolls his eyes when I talk and makes caustic comments about what I say...

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