Tag Archives: promotion

Am I the Worst?

I work as a product manager at a small start-up. I’m only two years out of college, and recently, I was thrust into a new role. I’m excited. However, I’ve been dropping several balls. I’ve failed to communicate with my … Continue reading

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Correcting a Co-Worker’s Grammar: Helpful or Hurtful?

Reading the query, below I love the columnist’s advice and share it with you in its entirety. I recently switched jobs and have been training to use a complicated new computer system. The young woman helping me is terrific: kind, … Continue reading

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Job Description -Page of a Career Journal

I have been so focused on the schedule and balancing this new life, I forgot why I applied for this position. Therefore, it should go without saying, I’m losing excitement for this opportunity. I pulled out the job description. The … Continue reading

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Payless

Shortly after being promoted, I discovered that one of the employees I manage makes significantly more than I do. “Jake” is not even an outstanding performer, yet his pay is 15 percent higher than mine. Because I’m managing a department … Continue reading

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Real Life

Here is what I wanted to tell you today. Get a life. A real life, not a manic pursuit of the next promotion, the bigger paycheck, the larger house. Do you think you’d care so very much about those things … Continue reading

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