Hate My Boss

  • Help! My Boss And I Don't Get Along

    Help! My Boss And I Don't Get Along

    By Susan Ricker Every worker has disagreed with his boss at some point, no matter how big or small the issue may have been. If you're lucky, the disagreement is behind you. However, what can you do if you and your boss simply don't get along? Lynne Sarikas, director of Northeastern University's MBA Career... Continue Reading

  • Succeeding With A New Boss

    Succeeding With A New Boss

    By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter It has been said there is but one constant, and that is change. Some live for it, while others fight it tooth and nail. Change can be at once exciting and frightening. Amazing how often those two words interconnect, isn't it? When that change involves a new boss, don't fret. If... Continue Reading

  • 5 Ridiculously Easy Ways To Be Happy At Work

    5 Ridiculously Easy Ways To Be Happy At Work

    By Alexander Kjerulf The words we use to talk about work can be revealing. In Denmark, we say: arbejdsglaede. Which means literally happiness (glaede) at work (arbejde). This word exists in other Nordic cultures -- but nowhere else on the planet. (The Japanese instead have the word Karoshi which means "Death... Continue Reading

  • What To Do When You Work For A Bully

    What To Do When You Work For A Bully

    By Nancy Collamer More than 25 years have passed since my one, and thankfully only, experience working for a bully. But I can still remember how the sound of his voice would send my stress levels through the roof. I tolerated his behavior for nearly a year before deciding to resign -- and I haven't worked... Continue Reading

  • How To Make A Bad Job Better (Without Quitting)

    How To Make A Bad Job Better (Without Quitting)

    By Robert Half International The excitement you once had for your job just isn't there anymore. Your workday seems more like a tedious march than an invigorating run. Challenges that once stimulated you now hold less appeal, and you deal with the same set of people, processes and problems every day. Is it... Continue Reading

  • Hate Your Job? How To Devise An Exit Strategy

    Hate Your Job? How To Devise An Exit Strategy

    By Heather Huhman You've finally landed an entry-level job in your "dream career." Awesome, right? Unfortunately, not for everyone. Whether you realize your dream career requires more working hours than you're willing to dedicate or the tasks you're delegated are uninteresting or just plain jarring, having a... Continue Reading

  • How To Burn Out By The Time You're 30

    How To Burn Out By The Time You're 30

    By Ben Fanning Think professionals don't hit job burnout until mid-to-late career? And that the typical professional with burnout already has a couple of kids and a massive mortgage before "the grind" finally gets them? Actually, burned-out careerists come in all ages and management levels. Continue Reading

  • Why Hating Your Job Could Make You Overeat

    Why Hating Your Job Could Make You Overeat

    American women are some of the most stressed out in the world. They're also the fattest. A new Finnish study suggests that those two things may be connected. The researchers found that women who suffer work burnout are more likely to eat emotionally and uncontrollably. The study, published in the American... Continue Reading

  • How to Stick It Out at a Job You Hate

    How to Stick It Out at a Job You Hate

    By Kola Olaosebikan Sometimes work can feel like a bad marriage. When you find "the one" on jobharmony.com, the thrill is almost overwhelming. You send in a resume and seduce someone into talking to you. You do the dance, sign the paperwork and raise glasses to what should be a beautiful relationship. Continue Reading

  • How to De-Fang a Toxic Boss

    How to De-Fang a Toxic Boss

    Richard S. Gallagher How many people out there hate their bosses? And how many have the luxury of simply voting with their feet and leaving? Everyone faces a toxic boss at some point in their career and must quickly learn how to de-fang. Toxic bosses are often energy vampires who drain our morale, creativity and... Continue Reading