Have you been punished for using the restroom at work? You are not alone!

It’s hard to believe that, in 2014, companies are still trying to punish people who need to use the restroom more frequently.  Case in point, Chicago’s WaterSaver Faucet Company. Their union, Teamsters local 743, has filed a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board claiming WaterSaver unfairly disciplined 19 workers in June for“excessive use” of washrooms....more

Bad Boss Story #1: Mr. Charming

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

Grad School Personal Statement

I struggled with writing this. I have never been verbose in my writing – totally weird right? I am much more of a verbal storyteller or oral historian....more

Elevator Pitch

Today I will blog to you my elevator pitch. It means that I will tell you what I do and why I do it; specifically speaking: Why the heck am I on BlogHer? So here goes it:...more

Job Search Advice

It is inevitable that you will search for a job at least once in your life. Whether you are fresh out of college and looking for an entry-level position or you find yourself looking for work after 20 years at the same company, it is important to be efficient when conducting your job search.Your ResumeYour resume is the most important part of your job search. In almost every case, it will be the first impression you make on a company's hiring manager, and it is imperative that impression is a good one....more

Upcoming Interview?

Upcoming Interview?By Pamela Day |  ZDA, LLChttp://www.wobcmagazine.com/7021/80056/a/upcoming-interview...more

Taking The Leap


Rewrite Your Job Description

What’s your job description? Not your title or that document outlining your daily tasks and requirements, but how do YOU describe the essence, attitude and outcome of your efforts “at work”? For me, it’s not really about ‘work’, ‘labor’, ‘duties’ or ‘tasks’. It’s more about embracing what I am called to do, realizing what I can’t and can do, and advancing those actions and that mindset in each and every encounter....more

Get in the Game!

I had someone recently ask me if I worry about coming off as bossy or aggressive when I work with men. I said, “No.” Having had the pleasure to serve on a few boards, committees and attend events with men, it is never really anything I think about....more