Two (or More) Job Opportunities? – 18 Elements of Comparison – [Part 1 of 2]

Sklover Working Wisdom

ACTUAL CASE HISTORY : Danielle, a senior marketing executive, was quite unhappy in her job. In the end, she made the move to the new job, and fortunately has never looked back. It is common that comparison of two jobs, or two job offers, can be a difficult thing to do.

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Stack ranking, reviews, and Cubicle Warriors

Cube Rules

Corporations will rip your heart out in a New York minute. And here’s why: my crowd was really good at their jobs. Just do it because there was a new, unpublicized corporate mandate to cut the bottom performers despite the fact that their performance was just fine. We need to build Employment Security, not job security — because job security does not exist. photo: Inha Leex Hale.

2013 133

Performance Improvement Plan a Fraud? – Here’s 12 Clear Indicators

Sklover Working Wisdom

Are you being judged on the basis of a new territory that was assigned to you just weeks before the annual review? Here is an example: you did not train your staff well when, in fact, training your staff is not part of your job description. Goals without Measurable Metrics.” Without clear and defined metrics of success, it cannot be shown whether you have failed or succeeded, and thus absence of measurable metrics is a trap set by a trapper, in and of itself.

2016 100

where are they now: update #15 – call center misery — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager where are they now: update #15 – call center misery December 24, 2010 Remember the reader who was miserable in her job at a call center ? My other metrics were all well above average. FWIW, Call Centers aren’t a bad job.

2010 60

coworker monopolizes meetings with irrelevant topics

Ask A Manager

And if anyone reading this sees themselves in this guy, now is your chance to repent and reform, and start doing your job as a manager.) As a related question, what do you do when the Boss/Manager is the one who tends to ramble on and on about things not related to your job?

2011 96

16 months after leaving job, still getting hassled by old boss

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager 16 months after leaving job, still getting hassled by old boss March 2, 2011 We recently talked about how long it’s reasonable to answer questions from a past employer after you’ve left. Here’s a new spin on that.

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