As a married woman, one of my many duties (amongst cooking, cleaning, and keeping order in the house) is to listen to my spouse's recollection of the day; from having to fix coworkers mistakes to staying later than expected, it occurred to me after a few venting sessions that there's a possibility they were purposely nitpicking. In most cases, if an employee is fired, you must pay unemployment benefits to the ex-employee, but if you quit, you in turn forfeit these benefits. Of course in the interests of the company, they will use "booting" tactics to help you make this choice. Though we are still trying to flesh out our next steps, I figured I would share some helpful information on signs the company may want you to quit, and what you should do to protect yourself moving forward.
I had always wanted to be a teacher. I thought my natural knack for children, combined with my own intellect, would be enough to hammer facts, skills, and information into young minds. I knew it wouldn't always be easy, but at the same time I didn't expect it to be harder than any other job that I would do.
Have you ever wondered why your workplace looks and feels like it does? It’s all really obvious — everything inside an office space is oriented towards boosting productivity; think about it, what else is there? If you are really passionate about your profession (as everyone should be, really), you’re going to be looking at ways to increase your work time productivity, and this list will give you some valuable tips for this quest.
A cover letter is often sent along with a resume to recruiters. It is a good medium for candidates to introduce themselves and convince the hiring managers as to why hiring them can be beneficial for the organization. However, there are no hard-and-fast rules when it comes to writing a cover letter, and not writing it won't terminate your application.
With so much work that has to be done, you’re probably trying to come up with ways to increase your output. Now, there are two ways you can do this: put in more hours, or try to work smarter. If you’re like most people, you prefer the latter. Luckily, improving your performance at work isn’t a rocket science. In fact, there are plenty of easy things you can do that are guaranteed to help you improve your performance. We singled out five of them that might just be what you were looking for.
Recently, the news broke that a Mississippi school has removed Harper Lee's classic, To Kill A Mockingbird, from its 8th-grade reading list. The reason? Its use of sensitive language is making students "uncomfortable."If I were to sum up my thoughts up on this topic in a single word, it would be "deplorable," especially in the current social climate that is sweeping what seems like the entirety of the western world.