23 Reasons Why My Boss is a Jerk

There comes a time in everyone's life where they need to decide is this paycheck worth the baggage. Well I am here to say it is not. I have been with the same company for almost 7 years, why I dont exactly know. Maybe I was blind and didnt see that I could be their next victim, not sure, but one thing I do know is I can not do it anymore. I am a victim of a horrible boss. Do you have a horrible boss? Here are my top 23 reason's why my boss is a jerk. 1. He has no problem telling you, you are replaceable. 2. He makes inappropriate jokes. 3....more

Don’t Let A “Misery Loves Company” Mindset Sabotage Your Career Success

A bad boss breeds low morale, poor motivation, performance and productivity that usually produces grumbling and complaining among co-workers. Don't fall into this “misery loves company” mindset or else your bad boss and your co-workers will sabotage your chances for a rewarding career....more

Spot a Bad Boss at the Interview Phase

As seen on the Huffington Post: I have a funny story: I’m on my lunch break.Oh, that’s not funny enough for you? You are so demanding.Fine. How about this: I’ve been on this particular lunch break since 2004....more

Eight Signs of a Fantastic Boss

With Boss's Day October 16, now is a good time to celebrate all the positive things about your boss.With so many bad bosses out there, when you have a fantastic boss, you don't want to take your boss for granted. Most people know when they are fortunate enough to have a truly special boss. October 16 is a good day to show appreciationHere are eight signs of an exceptional bossA good boss is positive, upbeat and enthusiastic about the company, its product or service, and everyone who works there. ...more

Bad Boss Story #1: Mr. Charming

 Everyone has had at least one “boss from hell” during their working life, haven’t they?...more

JOB HUNGRY! Series 1

The best time to look for a new job is when you have a job? True or False?True. If you don’t believe me just ask a recruiter, I have.  The problem is, companies are slow to hire and when they do the competition for a single job opening is tough. However, if you are completely feed up with your present job, then the best thing you can do is to take full advantage of the job you have so you are equipped to source a new position internally or externally....more

I am wearing fat pants and it is all my boss's fault...

It has not been a good week for me appearance wise. I am not a girly girl, I don’t like to clean my house, do my dishes, wear anything that is not lined in fleece,or even be an attentive mom, but I like to look good while I am surfing the net, writing blog posts, downloading music for my iPod and drinking beer in my underwear. ...more

Dealing with a bad boss during bad times

For the second time in my career, I found myself in the unenviable position of having to deal with a really bad boss at a time in the economy when finding a new job seemed like a long shot. In the end, after a lot of hard work and smart job hunting, I did leave the boss I now refer to as the Troll, but not before getting my share of hard knocks along the way. There were days when things were so bad that at the end of the day I’d collapse in tears, too mentally and physically drained to even eat. ...more

My New Job: Writing Dangerously

When I first started my new job, I made a commitment to myself to give myself a creative outlet even though I had to go back to a box job. The new job put me in a cube, which was a rough setback from the kick-ass office I used to have overlooking 42nd Street, a block from a beautiful park overlooking the United Nations Building. ...more