Quiet quitting, the employee behavior pattern that swept through the nation this summer after a viral TikTok video in July, … Continue reading Quiet Quitting Meets Quiet Firing
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College was once the “golden ticket” to the American Dream of greater job security and higher lifetime wages. In the … Continue reading College…No Longer the Golden Ticket for Employers or Employees
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Question: My husband and I recently moved to Alaska. He’s military, and deployed soon after I got a job. Two … Continue reading Senior Manager Came On to Me and Now I Fear Being Fired
I got a GREAT job offer. In Chicago. Based on the offer, I quit a good if boring job, gave … Continue reading My Great Job Offer Evaporated…Now What? Is This the New Thing?
She worked in an office. A steady paycheck. Insurance. That was then, this is now. Asked her why she left … Continue reading Gig Work: Right for You?
After months of talent wars triggered by the great resignation, the job market has again shifted, with business growth slowing … Continue reading Recession Fears Loom; Here’s How to Avoid Being Laid Off & What To Do If You Are
Question: I expect to be fired tomorrow. I work for a small company owned by a man and wife. They’re … Continue reading Working for an Alcoholic Boss & Expecting to Be Fired Tomorrow