What are you going to do after college? The question has irritated you for the better part of eight months. Everybody’s been asking you and if you knew, you’d tell them. Are you already working but crave more from your work life?
Here is the case of a woman in her 50s who has not worked for 10 years. She has an Ivy League education, with excellent foreign language and writing skills. She worked as a paralegal 25 years ago to see if she liked law before attending law school. She liked it and was accepted, but didn’t finish because the pressure got to her.
After a long and productive career advocating for the inclusion of minority vendors in big business, Joy P. Crichlow has relinquished her title as director of supplier diversity for Consolidated Edison Company of New York Inc. and Orange and Rockland Utilities Inc., a title she held for some 25 years.
With increased workloads and smaller staffs, many employees are having to take on more daily assignments and responsibilities. But it may not be the new projects causing stress and fatigue. Instead, the source could be negative attitudes and behavior present in your office’s environment.