Posts Tagged "workplace"

That 12-hour workday is bad for the balance in your life, sure. But it will pay off eventually, right? Maybe not. “Working long hours is actually really, really bad for your career,” says Brandon...
Mon., November 4, 2013 7:13am
This post is purely an ode to many of the creative and on-point scary co-worker ideas I’ve received this month. Well done, readers, well done. I’m sufficiently frightened. I think this Halloween, I’m...
Thu., October 31, 2013 11:53am
I love the image of Frankenstein: a big, slow-moving, uncommunicative monster that lumbers along in the world. More often than not, he’s gentle and non-threatening, stopping to pet the occasional...
Tue., October 29, 2013 12:26pm
Sometimes the problem with coworkers isn’t what you see, it’s what you don’t see that becomes the issue. When you want them to be there, they aren’t. When you try to find them, you can’t. To make...
Tue., October 22, 2013 11:40am
Many of us think of the human resources department as, well, a resource. They are people who can help us when we’re having trouble at work or with our benefits. Workplace consultant Brandon Smith...
Mon., October 21, 2013 7:05am
The Braves and Falcons have experienced some very public failures at work this week. How do you bounce back after you blow your big work project? “You can usually reclaim your position within 12...
Mon., October 14, 2013 7:55am
My coworker is scary. If you’ve been a loyal follower of this blog (of course you have. Pat yourself on the back for being AWESOME!), you may recognize this topic. This marks the first time I’ve...
Wed., October 9, 2013 10:40am
The federal government shutdown continues this morning. Our Working guy says compromising in Congress, like in any workplace, has to be about putting yourself in the other person’s shoes. “You should...
Mon., October 7, 2013 8:41am
Image matters. We’d love to be able to say that it doesn’t, but it does. And yes, the way a person carries him or herself can directly communicate their internal level of confidence. In the last post...
Tue., October 1, 2013 2:17pm
People who are entrepreneurs or who have been self-employed bring a lot of skills to the table when they apply for jobs. “Self-starter, innovative, you can wear multiple hats. You’re not gonna ever...
Mon., September 30, 2013 7:43am

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