When bosses are friendly with employees
Can the manager employee relationship be friendly? I am asked some form of this question on a regular basis and I believe the answer SHOULD be yes. Sometimes the question comes from an individual contributor who is now reporting to someone who used to be a peer and is wondering if the relationship will change.
Can interns manage their manager?
Today’s post is on mentors, mentee’s and all of the feel-good that surrounds what is right about these relationships. If you have read this blog for any amount of time, you know I am a big proponent of mentors and I believe they can make one of THE LARGEST DIFFERENCES in a career.
Take control of your annual review
There is a lot of talk about Fortune companies moving away from annual reviews. I am sure this isn’t news to anyone reading this blog, but some quick-hit facts:
- GE, the company that made the annual review famous is moving away from the annual review for its 300K employees over the next couple of years.
HRNasty’s stance on the visible tattoo
If you have read this blog for any time you know where I sit on the topic of the visible tattoo in the workplace. They call them job stoppers for a reason and as much as I think about getting a tattoo myself,