8 signs you will be laid off

Another person just told me they think they will be laid off, they aren’t sure. Some layoffs and firings you just can’t avoid. One smart guy said,

Getting fired is nature’s way of telling you that you had the wrong job in the first place. (Lancaster)

Are you going to be laid off?

There […]

How fast can you find a new job and get your career back on track?

Getting your career back on track? It depends on where you are right now.

How fast can you find a new job? Let’s talk about the Beatles. They were an overnight sensation….except for the years they spent playing clubs in Germany and England. Years lost to the world.

I bet you know a guy […]

My job: If I don’t die tonight

Are you afraid to change jobs? What if you don’t die tonight?

Are you keeping your job because you are afraid to change? Do you hate your company but hate looking for a job more?

My wife’s best friend was having chest pains a couple of years ago. She spent the night in the […]

Your Workplace WMD – poison and disease attitude

 

Workplace poison emergency response team

This is about your job.

Do you know why ISIS and Al Qaeda have not used small pox, nerve gas, or sarin in an attack on the USA yet? Because they are not as fast, painless, or sure as a car bomb….in killing the attacker. They are scared […]

Liars, how we catch them

On a call with a candidate I am told, “I was fired from my last job for lying on my resume. I put down that I had completed my degree when I was 6 credit hours short. They caught it 6 months after they hired me. Now what do I do?”

We catch amazingly […]

Forgetting to get a job – Liar research day

“Five wasted years due to a liar. I was promised equity, part ownership, and then they sold the company without giving it to me. I was robbed. I’ll never trust anyone again. Now I’m in it for the money. I’m in it for me.”

He has the skills to succeed, but who would hire him […]

How to resign your job – part 2

The hardest thing to learn in life is which bridge to cross and which to burn. (Russell)

“Take this job and shove it” – can really hurt YOU

Every week I hear, “I know that candidate from a previous job. I wouldn’t touch him with a ten foot pole. He was not a team player.”

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How to resign your job – part 1

“The non compete clause is never enforced. I’m not worried if they find out where I am going.”

A very real guy I know said that to his new boss. He went back and bragged to his old coworkers about the new job. He got a phone call from his old company’s lawyer. Guess what? […]

Confronting your boss – 5 things to do to get fired

“I won’t do things that way. You have to do it my way. You don’t have the guts to fire me,” the company President told the CEO after a long loud discussion about the direction the company was going. The CEO left and took a 30 minute timeout. Upon returning the boss said, “Do you […]

Getting past a glass ceiling

True story: She can’t get a promotion. Not even a bigger title. The “Good Old Boys” all admit she is doing a great job. She saves the company literally 5 to 50 times her salary every year. She will never be promoted. It is because she is a woman. I know her. I know her […]