News for Professionals: Career Advice and Ideas

Author: Convene Editors       

We get it, you’re busy. So, the Convene editors have curated the latest tips and trends in the world of work for you. Take a look at what caught our eye this past week.

Regrets? Workers Say They Have Many

A new study from career site Zety found that only 2 percent of workers have no regrets about their career. The top regret? Not taking more initiative. Read more at HR Dive.

From the Bully to the Gossip, How to Handle Toxic Coworkers

Fast Company offers tips on how to deal — in an emotionally intelligent way — with 5 annoying types of coworkers.

Battling Hair Bias

In moves aimed at tackling outright and unconscious bias in the workplace, more states try to shield blacks who want to wear natural hairstyles on the job. Read more at The Washington Post.

Can Interruptions at Work be a Good Thing?

A text from your boss. An urgent email from a client. Interruptions besiege us, often causing annoyance and impaired performance. But can interruptions be a positive experience? The Conversation shares a study seeking answers.