To work in an office is to spend a good chunk of your waking hours surrounded by people you never set out to spend time with.
Be ready to tell the story of what happens if you don’t get more resources.
He knows exactly how to create problems without violating any policies.
“I understand that ‘kids’ nowadays ... are addicted to their phones and feel comfortable in their setting — but this was ridiculous.”
Clearly defining shift expectations on the job application could help prevent this issue.
When a work style stands in the way of success, use it as an opportunity for growth.
Work is a major part of life. If your job makes you miserable, and if you can find something you like better, there’s no reason to stay.
Two lessons: “Trusted colleagues” are not necessarily trustworthy, and “venting” about your boss is always a huge mistake.
She comes in late, takes Fridays off and makes no effort to bring in new clients.
A lack of voluntary, anonymous fundraising system at work almost guarantees that some will feel pressured.