Hidden Obstacles Hindering Your Success At Landing That Job


With all of my talk lately about changing rules, changing paradigms, and changing jobs, readers might be feeling lost, out to sea, afloat at the mercy of the currents to destinations unknown. This post is not going to help alleviate that situation. It should come as no surprise that companies are out for themselves.  Not … Continue reading

Stop Hurting Yourself!


Okay, I admit it, I have been guilty of this in the past.  I have made my brother, my kids, and several other people over the years beat themselves up with their own hands.  It’s not a fact I am proud of, and I never took it too far, but yes, I have been guilty … Continue reading

Reflections on the First Week at the New Job


I started my new job last week, and it was a whirlwind of meetings, faces and exhaustion.  It was an unusual week in that all of the “players” were in the office for the week, with meetings which happen monthly or even quarterly crammed into this one week, my first in a new environment.  Couple … Continue reading

Limiting Vacation Time, Increasing Productivity – An Argument Gone Mad (A GMAT Practice Essay)


One of Doug’s GMAT practice essays – this time, with the topic: “Managers at our central office report that their employees tend to be most productive in the days immediately preceding a vacation. To help counteract our declining market share, we could increase the productivity of our professional staff members, who currently receive four weeks paid vacation a year, by limiting them to a maximum of one week’s continuous vacation time. They will thus take more vacation breaks during a year and give us more days of maximum productivity.”

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