Tag: workplace

Help Wanted: Good Employees Need Not Apply

The workplace can be difficult enough with the challenges and hurdles in doing your job.¬† It is made even more difficult when other employees don’t pull their own weight or managers fail to deal with the problem employees. It has become an alarming trend in the workplace.¬† Maybe we...

Not a Fan of Administrative Professionals Day

Today is Administrative Professionals Day (once upon a time known as Secretaries Day). I am not a fan of these Hallmark-induced days. Wait. Let me explain. I think bosses and employees should be appreciated¬†EVERY day. There shouldn’t be a day where we get a free lunch, a card or...

Life’s Bye Week

I read recently about sports that have “bye” weeks factored into their regular season schedules.  These are periods in a schedule where teams will get extra rest due to either uneven amount of teams in the league or other reasons.   Teams generally use this time to regroup and...