Bad bosses are a leading cause of workplace discontent, but few job hunters investigate their bosses before accepting jobs. Dennis Nishi explains the latest research, and Jessica Dean shares her own personal experience on Lunch Break. Photo: Getty.
Some hard-working employees have an even harder-working boss who is the last to leave the office. Work & Family columnist Sue Shellenbarger joins Lunch Break with tips for conveying that you're good at your job, even if you leave early. Photo: Getty.
There's no need to squirm at having to deliver bad news to your boss. Communication expert Alexa Fischer believes that with clarity, concision, and armed with a solution, you can turn a negative experience into an opportunity to shine!
People may not realize they're doing it, but they often dress like the boss. Ray Smith joins Lunch Break with a look at why both men and women do this, and how to pull it off. Photo: Rebecca Greenfield for The Wall Street Journal.
In Chapter 7 of 23 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, charter school CFO Andrew Epstein answers "How Have You Learned to Be a Better Partner to Your Boss?" As a CFO of a network of charter schools working with his boss, the CEO, Epstein focuses on being mission-aligned and being fully committed to the organizational vision. He makes it a point of setting expectations early in the relationship - in the hiring phase - to make sure he and his CEO are on the same page.
Due to a changing workforce, it's more common that employees are older than their boss. We explore how to deal with feelings of “Why not me?" &“What do they know?”. Orrin Onken and career coach Roy Cohen join Abby to discuss the best ways to handle this situation.