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Will your future employer work you to death?

Will your future employer work you to death? How to assess workplace culture before accepting a job offer If you have a young family, an important avocation or hobby, or otherwise just want to leave work at 5pm and not work weekends and evenings, it’s important to find a way to investigate the culture of … Continue reading

Moving from Temp to Perm

1. Do your best at the job you are assigned to.  Although you may want to move up in the organization, if you focus too much of your time and effort on networking with higher-up people, there’s a chance you might neglect the job they hired you for.  First and foremost, focus on doing your … Continue reading

Avoiding a bad work situation

Most of us who’ve had any amount of work experience had gone through at least one bad boss or hopelessly dysfunctional organization.  You know what I’m talking about: the job where your actual responsibilities bear no resemblance to the job you actually applied for; the job where the hair on your arms stands up whenever … Continue reading