Topic: boss

How To Stay Professional When You Work With Bitches

How To Stay Professional When You Work With Bitches

Working with difficult female coworkers if something we have all gone through – or are going through now! – and Kathi Elster and Katherine Crowley, career experts and authors of Working with You is Killing Me and Working for Your Isn’t Working for Me, have come up with a thorough list of actionable tips to help us get through it. We talked with these ladies about all the different kinds of mean girls you may encounter at work and what to do about it (that doesn’t involve slapping someone.) More »

These 10 Careers Tend To Have The Most Psychopaths

These 10 Careers Tend To Have The Most Psychopaths

Business Insider just released the jobs that most psychopaths call home. As clarification on the term, author Eric Barker says, “psychopath doesn’t just mean someone who cuts you up with a chainsaw — though the majority of people who do things like that are psychopaths….Psychopathy is a personality disorder that has been variously described as characterized by shallow emotions (in particular reduced fear), stress tolerance, lacking empathy, coldheartedness, lacking guilt, egocentricity, superficial char, manipulativeness, irresponsibility, impulsivity and antisocial behaviors such as parasitic lifestyle and criminality.” More »

‘I Let Myself Get Really Sick Because I Tried To Work Through It’

'I Let Myself Get Really Sick Because I Tried To Work Through It'

A 2008 study of 12,395 workers found that 70% of employees go to work sick at least once a year. The main reason for working when sick according to workers in Sweden was fear of “being judged as fragile or unreliable” if they say they are too ill to work.  “I have to be so sick I can hardly get out of bed,” before taking a sick day, one Seattle government-agency manager told The Wall Street Journal. Though some people abuse sick days or make up ridiculous excuses as to why they need one, it seems like the majority of people drag themselves into the office even if they have a fever, a hacking cough or are contagious. More »

7 Ways Not To Impress Your Boss

7 Ways Not To Impress Your Boss

Are you hoping to receive a raise, get a title promotion, or simply gain the respect of your boss? Take a moment to think back to the last time you spoke to your supervisor directly or did something that received a high level of recognition. Has it been a while? Also, do you feel stressed, angry, or tired while at work? If so, your boss probably can tell.
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Worst Job Of The Day: Being A Crew Member/Model On Abercrombie’s Private Jet

Worst Job Of The Day: Being A Crew Member/Model On Abercrombie's Private Jet

How is this guy still running a company? Michael Jeffries, CEO of Abercrombie & Fitch, has been sued in another lawsuit for the dress code he mandates on the company’s private jet. The crew/models were expected to follow a very strict and detailed dress code that even told them what kind of underwear they had to wear (boxers not briefs.) All of this information came about in a law suit filed by former Abercrombie pilot, Michael Stephen Bustin. He is attempting to sue for age discrimination. The 55-year-old claims he was replaced by a younger employee. The lawsuit was filed in 2010 by Bustin and now the details of this man’s insane clothing dictatorship are coming out.
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9 Tips From Kate White On Improving Your Career, Not Your Job

9 Tips From Kate White On Improving Your Career, Not Your Job

Kate White shocked the world (well, more like everyone in the magazine world) when she resigned as editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan magazine last month. Many were left pondering her decision. Why would she leave every women’s magazine editor’s dream job? The answer is quite simple actually–to further her career. White explains her decision in a column she wrote for brazencareerist.com. More »