How to Manage your Boss

@work as a guest blogger at Career Rocketeer… It’s not easy being the boss.  Your manager’s job is… Continue reading “How to Manage your Boss”…

Survey Report: Calling in Sick when Healthy Can Get You Fired

Not only are employers starting to investigate their workers' crazy stories, but they are also getting more prone to check out even believable excuses. Nearly 70 percent of surveyed employers said they asked for a doctor's note, about half called the "sick" employee to check-in, and 18 percent had someone else make the phone call to catch the employee off guard. Continue reading “Survey Report: Calling in Sick when Healthy Can Get You Fired”…

Who Are You?

As you go through the personality results, you begin to see how your style has probably been a part of you since you were very young - and how little you’ve changed over time. (You can predict your four-year-old’s behavior just as accurately as your spouse’s, can’t you?) Continue reading “Who Are You?”…

Find a Team that Needs You

What was your role in your last job? Not specifically, not your job title; but in the big scheme of things - why did your manager hire you? Continue reading “Find a Team that Needs You”…

@work Vacation Planner

Summer is almost here, and since most of us will be taking some time off, it seems like a good time for a discussion of how to leave your office for an extended period. Theareml tools available to help coworkers and customers know what to do in your absence, and ways to help the team cope better while you’re gone. Continue reading “@work Vacation Planner”…

Postcard from the Cube Farm

Some estimates put the number of cubicles in offices throughout the U.S. at over 13,500,000. The much-maligned flexible office space has been the staple of satire for years, most notably in Scott Adam’s Dilbert comic strip. Cubicles have become a symbol of underpaid, overworked and underappreciated workers over the past 40 years since their invention. Continue reading “Postcard from the Cube Farm”…