It's not just you. Even your boss is probably asked to do more with less. So she or he may not have time to help you when you need it. And make too many requests and you could be written off as high-maintenance. Writer and marketing genius, Seth Godin, proposes a solution: Lead up. He claims employees have more... Read More »
A bad boss is an employee's worst nightmare. The moment you realize that your boss compares unfavorably with Cruella Deville, your stomach sinks and you realize it is time to look for a new position.
If you need a checklist to decide how terrible your boss really is, consider how many of the following "bad... Read More »
By Laura Roeder
This probably isn't the first article you've read about taming the email beast. You know all about categorizing, filtering, batching your time, etc., etc. But no matter how savvy your email system is, managing your inbox is still attacking the symptom, not the problem. What if you just got less... Read More »
By Susan Ricker
Everybody makes mistakes, and sometimes people find themselves in embarrassing situations. Your first instinct may be to hide until things blow over, but there are better ways to cope. Here are some ways to minimize the damage. Read More »
By Vivian Giang
If you happily get out of bed every morning for work, you're one of the lucky ones - not everyone is satisfied with their current job.
These people feel stuck for a variety of reasons, including low pay, irregular hours or the inability to move upward, says a report published by CareerBliss. Read More »
Ranting about a co-worker should be done with care, especially when you're a broadcaster, and your co-worker is a much more famous broadcaster, and you're live on TV. But a sportscaster for an NBC affiliate in Jacksonville, Fla., Dan Hicken, turned one of those funny jibes -- the types anchors throw at... Read More »
By Nadia Jones
We've all been there. Somehow, through a loophole in the karmic system of workplace balance and order, your boss has landed a position he or she just doesn't seem to deserve or know how to handle with confidence, and, unfortunately for you, they know it.
This is when employees often come across... Read More »
By Alison Green
Even good managers frustrate their employees now and then -- while bad managers, of course, do it regularly. Here are seven of the most common complaints about the annoying things bosses do without even realizing it: Read More »
By Matthew Carpenter-Arevalo
If you're a manager, you've probably experienced the sensation of people not liking you -- but does that mean you are a bad boss? Not necessarily.
Your goal, after all, is to implement the company's vision on the front-lines of the battle. If you're going to be, as one famous... Read More »
The nation's job picture may be improving, but it still has a long way to go before workers can expect to get a rise in pay. Stagnant wages have been a component of the U.S. labor market for more than a decade -- long before 2008's economic crisis.
That means an employee who wants to earn more money will... Read More »
For many Americans, showing up for work each day ensures a steady paycheck and the means to pay bills and other necessities and comforts of life. But while money is a motivating factor for many employees to go to work, it isn't the main driver for how well they perform their jobs, a recent survey... Read More »
By Sonia Acosta
It's that time of year again; time to reflect on all the bounties of 2011. Time to dig deep and think about what we are thankful for despite an imperfect economy, Kim Kardashian's shocking divorce, and all-around challenging times.
Whether you're just starting out at your first job,... Read More »