I've got a new boss and it's not working out the way I'd hoped. This post tackles a serious career indecision dilemma as early retirement lurks just around the corner. After several years of working for incredible humans, you wind up with someone who just plain isn't a good fit for your style and presto! Plans go haywire... The original Abandoned Cubicle target to retire … [Read more...] about Middle Manager Seeks Help with Career Indecision
Cubicle Job Survival
Ever wonder how to become a career superstar? These articles give you all the advice you'll ever need. If you've ever watched "Office Space" or "The Office", there's a lot of relatable anecdotes explored. Read about how getting laid off can be a blessing in disguise, how to get bigger and better raises, and basic cubicle life survival tips.
The weekend. We look forward to these two days of recurring freedom more than just about anything else. We've worked a long week and earned two days to recover. After some well-deserved R&R, Sunday evening rolls around and all of a sudden, we start to get a little anxious and acquire a recurring fear of Monday. The Sunday Scaries attack! Let's face it: Mondays kinda … [Read more...] about Fear of Monday? How to Conquer the Sunday Scaries
Of course, it doesn't have to be crazy at work, right people?!? Although the last three or four weeks have been nothing short of crazy for this part-time blogger and full-time corporate animal. The wages of promotions are death, as the saying goes... Welcome to a post that explores remedies to the nonsense many of us deal with day in, day out. A big part of what makes the … [Read more...] about It Doesn’t Have to Be Crazy at Work
Asshole bosses are a part of life. It's almost a prerequisite for existence in today's society, where holding a job is pretty much required, and for a decent part of one's life. Many asshole bosses are lurking among us. The main thing is to recognize when it's okay to put up with a little assholery in your daily cubicle life or get the heck out of dodge. Asshole … [Read more...] about Asshole Bosses (and How to Avoid Them)
I sense a theme emerging of late: Cubert going off the deep end, pontificating on workforce rah-rah crap. Cool! Buckle in for another one of those, cuz today I'm writing up some meaty two-sentence paragraphs on how to be your own boss at WORK. We've all probably seen the studies or heard of them. If you've got a good boss, you're likely to like your job. If you've got an … [Read more...] about The Many Unheralded Benefits of Being Your Own Boss