There is nothing more mind-numbingly frustrating than not getting paid what you’re owed. It can be a mistake in payroll or just not getting paid for services rendered. I actually got a direct deposit slip once (right here in Central Indiana) that said “NO PAY DUE,” as well as getting stiffed for a job completed. […]
Monthly Archives: September 2014
Tue, September 30 2014 » Ethics and Fraud » No Comments
There are three steps you should take if you need a job right now. First: Breathe. Second: Decide how broke you really are. And third, start talking to people who can help you find jobs. Who those people are depends on your answer to #2 and #3.
During a job interview, you’re taught over and over again to do certain things: Wear professional clothes, don’t wear too much make up, don’t slouch, make direct eye contact, enunciate, have a firm handshake, etc. Work behavior, however, appears to be more relationship-based. You’ve likely heard professional advice like: don’t talk back to a superior, […]
You wouldn’t think that a clean desk would really matter much. If you know what you’re doing, why does it matter whether your workspace is pristine or dirty? It turns out that there are two critical changes that happen when you have a clean desk.