It’s October. So, you know what that means, right? This month you have a day entirely dedicated for you to assume another identity (or maybe two or three) if you factor in the weekend prior. Beyond the myriad of social events and contests around town, chances are relatively high that your office or shared work space, is hosting a Halloween Party too. Before you say “I don’t dress up for those,” I must ask “Why the hell not”?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.
It may be hard to wrap your brain around this, and you may not agree, but if people think you’re rude, you probably are. It’s their perception, and that’s what counts. Your perception of you doesn’t really matter. Only theirs. Somewhere along the line, your intention to be polite and respectful to others and get stuff done has gone awry…Read More
You didn’t make it home last night. Whether it was a scene straight out of Trainwreck, you slammed tequila shots while consoling your bestie after her big break up and you passed out on the floor, or you had a last minute sleepover at "his" place, it happens. Or, maybe you show up at work dressed down and find out the "big boss" is expected…Read More
Is your office or shared workspace hosting a Halloween party? Are you ready? There should be lots of treats, prizes and probably a few tricks played by the more rambunctious in the crowd. Arguably the best part of this event is work sanctioned mingling and all the creative costumes. So hey, you don't want to step on any toes…Read More
Based on some of the connection requests I see from young professionals lately, I decided it was time to focus on LinkedIn and perception. We all know LinkedIn is a professional networking site, right? And, everyone carries a camera around in their hands all day, right? So, why are there so many weak profile images?Read More
Unless you were soaking up rays on a sandy beach drinking fruity cocktails and didn’t have internet access (or want it) you know all about the open letter to Yelp CEO, Jeremy Stoppelman posted on Medium by a customer service agent complaining about her $733 bi-weekly pay in the San Francisco Bay area. She laid it all out there…Read More
It's that time of year. Time for glorious summer soirees. Is your boss or a big boss hosting a party? If so chances are you may be gathering around a pool or other outdoor space where casual is the vibe and having fun is the primary objective. As a young professional you likely know all about party etiquette…Read More