my mother is tracking my comings and goings at work

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She’s always worked in frontline face-to-face client service, while I have a back-office job. We had A Talk about that encounter, and the behavior stopped for awhile, but it’s back, and I have no clue where to go next. family, spouses & significant othersA reader writes: I work for a large and diverse organization, and I’ve been in my current role for a couple of years now.

2019 52

Say Goodbye to the Nine to Five Worker

Resume Bear

British, German, French and Irish employees and employers, which found 73% of bosses have a relaxed attitude to time keeping, since they trust their staff is working long before they actually get to the office. gets into the office at 8:18 a.m., leaves the office at 5:48 p.m.

2012 279

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How Do You Stay Sharp & Focused?

Workology

We’re an athletic, boisterous family. Gamification is a top trend in business technology- taking the essence of games- fun, play and passion- and applying it to business initiatives such as sales training, back-office tasks and career counseling.

2012 136

Employers Blocking Employees from Social Media Access

Resume Bear

I was spending so much time on the phone with them going over spreadsheets on the phone that I need to be able to send email back and forth. Even if they’re not learning, maybe their taking time to catch up with a friend or family member.

Questioning Authority in Today's Organization: Naked Jumping Jacks Says It's Not Easy.

HR Capitalist

Consider the following story that impacted a McDonald's assistant manager and her family when she took following rules and authority to an extreme - as told recently at Business Week: "On a busy Friday evening in 2004, a man posing as a police officer called a McDonald's in Mt.

2012 84

25 Companies Who Hire Adults With Autism #AutismAwarenessMonth

Workology

Autism Speaks offers a variety of tools and resources for families, individuals and employers including a robust employer autism employment toolkit. AutonomyWorks, a Chicago based company offers operation and back office work that companies would have sent offshore in the past.

2016 124

You Must Protect Your “B.O.B.” (Book Of Business, That Is)

Sklover Working Wisdom

Valerie saw this as a way to move up in her industry, have back-office staff to assist her, and eventually be able to take a bit more time for herself and her family. As she envisioned, the agency’s office staff supported her client relations and a younger sales representative was appointed her assistant. And always do what you can to achieve for yourself, your family, and your career. “Do not protect yourself by fences, but rather by friends.”.

2015 116

my boss thinks I’m his graphic designer, how to salvage my reputation at an internship, and more

Ask A Manager

I found it to be completely inappropriate for him to be smoking weed while at work, even though we have a laid-back office environment and a beer-stocked fridge in the office. If that’s the case, it’s better to be honest with yourself and your boss about the situation now, so you can discuss alternatives (like a pared-back version of the internship or dropping it altogether). Our office is switching everyone to exercise ball chairs.

2019 64

music lyrics at work, avoiding Facebook-friending a colleague, and more

Ask A Manager

The song was “That Girl” by All Time Low, which has lyrics that aren’t crazy outrageous but have some language that I wasn’t sure was okay in an office. I’m guessing it depends quite a bit on office culture. Personally, I’m at a new job in a temporary capacity (probably just for the summer) in a very laid back office where music is encouraged. I have my own office space with a door that stays open.

2017 42

Interview: Citrusox – Trendy Legwear that’s Fashionable, Comfortable and Affordable

Personal Excellence Blog

Citrusox has regular leggings that are appropriate for everyday, office wear, as well as fashionable leggings for streetwear. Back Story on Citrusox. I run the back office, which includes barcoding, staff training, ordering of stocks from suppliers, and so on.

short answer Sunday: 7 short answers to 7 short questions

Ask A Manager

Harassment laws don’t stop when you walk out of your office; they cover interactions between employees that happen on the evenings and weekends and in locations far away from work, so the fact that your actions were taken via your home email is irrelevant here. After a lot of thought, I made the decision to take a big leap and move closer to family in another state. They intend to expand and ideally they’ll eventually have actual, corporate offices in the US.

2011 56