Question: I started working when I was twelve. I swept the floors and wiped down the shelves for a gas … Continue reading Choosing Yourself: When it’s time to take a breather
My Promotion Vanished Question: Four months ago, two people from my organization suddenly left. One moved out of state. The … Continue reading My Promotion Vanished
Question: An email with the subject line “good news” arrived in my inbox from my supervisor this morning. The good … Continue reading Should I Accept a Promotion Without a Raise? : Is My Employer Kidding By Expecting Me to Say “Yes”?
Question: While I was congratulating myself on staying employed during the pandemic, moving up in my company from worker … Continue reading Left Behind: Everyone else is light years ahead of me
“Would you recommend your employer or your profession to your children—or any young people— you care about?” When Workforce Institute … Continue reading Would You Wish Your Job on Your Worst Enemy?
Question: (This question came in through the “Ask a Coach” section of this blog.) My husband works for a state … Continue reading Disinvited: the only one not invited to the party
If you’ve enjoyed my posts on conflict, you’ll like: Navigating Conflict: Tools for Difficult Conversations, https://amzn.to/3xBc0yw. The Payoff: 1. The … Continue reading Navigating Conflict: Here’s What In It For You
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
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
Question: My manager regularly takes credit for my work, passing it off as his. This has gone on for a … Continue reading Manager Steals Credit for My Work