No matter where you work or what career you’re in, layoffs happen. Regardless of your job type, from manual labor to sitting at a desk, layoffs are inevitable. It may not happen while you’re at your current company, but at some point in your career, a business may have to let go of some employees.Read More
Unmotivated? Toxic workplace? Annoying peers? Rude customers? It happens! Get your work life advice here. Your Office Mom lives to tell the tale.
Whether you are going to a new job, or your current manager is moving up or on, it's a good idea to take the initiative to learn more about your new boss. Often, team members think just the opposite. "Isn't that my new manager's job?"Read More
Some of you may be getting a little anxious about upcoming Thanksgiving feasts. In fact, you may be wondering if there’s a way to get out of them. Perhaps, come down with a plague or something. That’s why I wanted to write this article and give you some solid advice.Read More
Working millennials frequently ask me whether going back to school is a good career strategy. More times than not, I see individuals opting for grad school because they feel lost or trapped in their current job or career choice. There's the notion that the extra piece of paper will be the panacea for lifelong career success and happiness.Read More
If you’re kicking back or multi-tasking during business meetings you may be missing out big time. If you haven't put two and two together yet, let Your Office Mom do the math for you. Feel left out or overlooked? Feel stuck? Need to widen your circle of work contacts? Meetings are where it's happening…Read More
Welcome! I’m elated you’re here. To say I’m relieved to launch this website is an understatement. In retrospect, I wish I had kept a count of the hours allocated for this project. It’s always like that isn’t it? Anytime you finish a big project, you think back. “Damn! I should have kept track.” But you don’t, because you never think…Read More