Your Low Salary Isn’t Really Your Fault

June 18, 2017 Mike 0

Tweet You show up. You work hard. Yet, you still have a low salary and you can’t make ends meet. It has nothing to do with your own abilities (or lack of them), it has nothing to do with your

Why Your Last Performance Review Didn’t Go Well

June 2, 2017 Mike 0

It’s that time again, time for mid-year performance reviews. Maybe your last review didn’t go so well. Maybe you felt like you were the victim of the “recency effect” where you did everything right for months but messed up twice […]

When You’re The Boss

June 2, 2017 Mike 0

Many new bosses take the position that their only goal is to meet deadlines, drive “continuous improvement,” and just get things done (whatever that means). These bosses regularly treat their employees like cogs in a machine – replaceable parts that have little value.

When You Screw Up At Work

June 2, 2017 Mike 0

Everyone makes mistakes but if your boss is like most, he or she isn’t concerned with making sure you feel like you’re in good company. No, the boss wants you to do two things AFTER you’ve screwed up: control the

What Really Happens At A Job Fair

June 2, 2017 Mike 0

You may not believe this, but even at job fairs there are carousels (you feel like you’re going round and round), roller-coasters (that up and down feeling), and shooting galleries (guess who’s the target?). But if you’re in the market

What if YOU were in charge?

June 2, 2017 Mike 0

If you could direct exactly how your tax dollars were to be used at either the federal, state, or local level, how would you want your legislators to spend them? I know it’s all pooled, but just use your imagination.