Hate My Job

  • 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

  • Why Your Boss Doesn't Like You -- And What You Can Do About It

    Why Your Boss Doesn't Like You -- And What You Can Do About It

    You have that pit in the bottom of your stomach every time you need to talk to your boss. If he or she doesn't seem to like you, what can you do? You have a few choices: 1) throw your hands up and hope you win the lottery soon or 2) try to figure out why you're not a favorite in the office and make changes so... Continue Reading

  • Advice For The Boss: How To Improve Morale Immediately

    Advice For The Boss: How To Improve Morale Immediately

    By Vivian Giang As workplaces undergo dramatic transformations, leaders must learn to manage in an entirely different way. To lift morale, leadership must be flexible and innovative. "When employee morale is high, productivity rises. When employee morale is low, it's hard to retain the best and brightest... Continue Reading

  • Stop Being Miserable At Work: 6 Tips

    Stop Being Miserable At Work: 6 Tips

    Having passion for your work makes all the difference in the world. Here are some tips to get you to love your job (or at least like it). Continue Reading

  • Why Retail Employees Hate Black Friday

    Why Retail Employees Hate Black Friday

    By Emily Jane Fox NEW YORK -- For bargain happy shoppers, Black Friday means "doorbuster deals." For retail workers, Black Friday means irate customers, long lines and pulling a 24-hour shift without sleep. Continue Reading

  • Worst Reason To Quit Your Job Is ...

    Worst Reason To Quit Your Job Is ...

    What with the election and all, we're a bit behind on "can't have it all" manifestos. Fortunately, a lawyer (and mother of two young children) threw some grease on the fire recently by quitting her big D.C. law firm with an email to her colleagues that recounted a rather rough day, hour by hour. (That link... Continue Reading

  • What Could Your Employer Do To Make You Happier At Work?

    What Could Your Employer Do To Make You Happier At Work?

    The Towers Watson 2012 Global Workforce Study makes the most powerful, bottom line case yet for the connection between how we feel at work and how we perform. 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

  • How To Be Happy At Any Job

    How To Be Happy At Any Job

    Today, more and more people are relegated to jobs that they find less-than-satisfying, feeling as though they ought to be grateful in a time when unemployment is high. More than ever, people feel stuck and feel as though being miserable at work is a fact of life. 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