Posts Tagged "Working and Career"

Judging by the questions he’s asked all the time, our Working guy Brandon Smith says a lot of people seem to think their boss just doesn’t like them. And the truth is, lots of them are right, he said...
Mon., February 24, 2014 8:30am
More and more workers are filing religious discrimination claims against their employers. “When we talk about employment claims at work, this is still a very small percentage. But it’s doubled over...
Mon., February 10, 2014 8:37am
Ken was part of the leadership team at a large public university. And every week, the senior leadership team would meet to discuss “strategic initiatives.” The meetings didn’t bother Ken all that...
Fri., January 31, 2014 12:51pm
John’s meetings were some of the most painful I had ever experienced. Every week John would call a meeting with his senior leadership team (and I use that term loosely) in an effort to keep them...
Tue., January 28, 2014 9:18am
Ever heard of a company having an open house for workers’ parents? How about a ‘Take Your Parents to Work’ day? Some organizations are doing that, hoping to tap into the millennial generation’s...
Mon., January 20, 2014 8:16am
It is sad, really. Every working day, the majority of us suffer from worthless and painful meetings that should have been avoided. These are those meetings that, with a little bit of intentionality...
Tue., January 14, 2014 1:19pm
Manuel stared blankly at his calendar. It was a Wednesday, the middle day of the week in the middle of a typical month: 9:00am – meeting 10:00am – meeting 11:00am – meeting 12:00pm –working lunch...
Thu., January 9, 2014 7:37am
It’s a new year. For many of us, that means we’re thinking about new work goals for 2014. Good idea, says our resident career expert, Brandon Smith. “If we don’t set goals, we end up just reacting to...
Mon., January 6, 2014 8:09am
Finding a new job here in the final weeks of year is tough. Companies just aren’t advancing their searches for open positions, said Brandon Smith, a career coach and workplace consultant who also...
Mon., December 23, 2013 9:40am
We have just over a week until Christmas. That means work has pretty much ground to a halt in companies across Georgia. Many of us will take some time off to re-energize ourselves. Others will keep...
Mon., December 16, 2013 8:23am

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