Asking for a raise can get you more money, or damage your career. At times it can get you fired. Here are 9 things not to day when asking for a raise.
Should you trust your old boss after you hand in your resignation? Here is what always happens.
Some people have so much respect for their superiors, they have none left for themselves. (Peter McArthur)
Her boss told her he’d fix all the problems she mentioned if she would just come back. She made a list. He promised, [...]
Each summer we watch a falcon’s nest a dozen floors above the train station in Harrisburg. See it here. Five falcons fledged our first year. That means they finally got the maturity and confidence to jump off the ledge and fly. Fledging is learning to fly.
When falcons fledge, they are prepared. They spend time exercising [...]
Superman would be fired today. As a matter of fact, Superman is the target for layoffs in many jobs. In today’s business environment there are times your job cannot be saved, especially if you are superior.
Peter was a highly skilled and paid IBM mainframe computer systems administrator. EDS asked him to become a Unix computer [...]
There are straightforward steps you should take before you quit. And some things you should never do. Paranoia is healthy when you are quitting. Here is a true story.
Frank bragged to his coworkers and his boss as he quit. He told them about his new job as branch manager, of his future earnings, [...]
Are you too stinkin’ meek to get a job, a raise, or a promotion?
One PhD student conceived, executed and documented an experiment that was amazing. He also finished several other lesser experiments. A week later the professor who supervised his PhD program came back from a trip and said, “You’ve come up with some wonderful [...]