Tue.Nov 24, 2020

Things You Can Be Thankful For At The Thanksgiving Table

Ms. Career Girl

This article was originally published on Ms Career Girl in 2012. In this year that has been so stressful for so many of us, this is a good reminder of the things you can be thankful for, still.

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From Dance to Tech

Career Shifters

“I’d reached a point in life where I craved more stability.”. Rebecca Fennelly was ready for greater stability and a new challenge to get her teeth into. So, when the stars aligned for her to take an intensive retraining course, she grabbed the opportunity.

2020 164

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my boss keeps inviting herself to my house

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: Three months after I started a new job as an executive assistant, my position was eliminated. Fortunately, the company offered me a 12-month contract in another department with a new boss, which would help me out financially while I looked for a permanent job.

2020 37

should I tell my boss about my coworker’s temper tantrum?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: Today at work, something happened that I need some perspective on because I’m still rattled by the incident.

2020 34

the people I train keep failing — am I the problem?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I’m fairly positive I’m the jerk in this situation and I’m worried I might be throwing another new hire under the bus. I know I need to be better at training but I’m not sure what else I can do. I was promoted from a coordinator job to a new position. Due to structural changes in the organization during that move, I was still covering my old job and was burning out quickly. Luckily after six months, management was able to hire someone to take that role.

2020 29

bringing pet spiders to work, manager is following people to the bathroom, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Employee is bringing pet spiders and roaches to work. For most of the year, my organization has been running partial operations with lighter staff.

2020 42