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.
While the word has unsavory connotations and many businesspeople might gasp in horror at what they perceive as renegade behavior, the facts are that hacking works. It makes a job easier and employees are more productive. It also keeps you competitive and it can be fun
In today’s tenuous job environment, with mass layoffs an almost daily news item, it behooves employees to become familiar with state laws and doctrines that directly affect their job security. Two such doctrines, employment at will, which favors employers, and right to work, which favors employees, are cases in point.
An unemployed worker’s solution to finding a full-time position could begin with a temporary job. A temporary position gives the company a chance to get to know you. The manager will see your work ethic and team-player abilities. If a full-time position opens, management would most likely put you at the top of the candidate list.
Employees often are at a loss about what to do about questionable management behavior or outright corruption at the companies they work for. Here’s some advice for two situations that were brought to my attention.