Posts Tagged With: work

Officially Spring, But It Doesn’t Look It.

According to the calendar, it’s been Spring for a couple of weeks.  According to the “look out the window” around here, it’s still … Winter.   Last year at this time, I was looking a greening lawns, trees starting to bud, and warm temperatures.  This year?

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Wasting Some Time

While the Internet has many good things on it, with an ability to find out what’s going on around the world as well as educating yourself, there’s also the reality that many of us spend quite a bit of our time … wasting it.   Yes, while we’re supposed to be doing something productive, we’re often spending time looking at YouTube videos and Lolcats.     Look through any management site or magazine, and you’ll find various discussions on how to deal with this.  This is not one of those posts.

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Welcome to the workforce!

Over the past 30 years, I’ve had numerous opportunities to supervise young people, new to the workforce.  They’ve been interns;  part-timers;  working a summer job; or were just starting out.    Some were dedicated, smart, hard-working, blow-your-socks off good; while some were lazy, incompetent, and stupid.  The rest fell between those extremes, mostly towards the good side. Whatever the specific situation, over that time I’ve developed a set of “things your boss wants you to know” for them.

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