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...