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Sick! Jun. 20, 2019

Work Daze

If you're wondering why this week's column is so lame, I have an explanation. I'm sick. Or, to be me... Read More

Jealousy at Work Stops Work Apr. 11, 2019

At Work

Q: I am in my 30s and have a degree in marketing. I had three people reporting to me at my job, but ... Read More

Nothing to Wear Shouldn't Kill a Job Interview Mar. 07, 2019

At Work

Q: This happened many years ago, but it bothers me to this day. I applied in person at a small local... Read More

Take the Wrong Job to Get the Right Job Feb. 28, 2019

At Work

Most job seekers know about the code words designed to digitally weed out resumes that supposedly do... Read More

Fighting for What Is Right Feb. 14, 2019

At Work

Q: I have been a (100 percent) successful commissioned outside sales representative for the last 10 ... Read More

No Such Thing as a Slam-Dunk Lawsuit Feb. 07, 2019

At Work

Q: Could a potential employee who is asked to sign a non-compete employment agreement just sign the ... Read More

All Suffer From Bad Hire Jan. 24, 2019

At Work

Q: I am a human resources professional (independent contractor) who was offered the full-time positi... Read More

Helping a Co-Worker Above and Beyond the Expected Jan. 17, 2019

At Work

Q: Working with others always takes some compromising and negotiating, so as to not be run over or u... Read More

Never Skip an Attorney Review Before Signing a Contract Dec. 27, 2018

At Work

Q: My new employer asked me to sign an employment agreement that has a non-compete clause in it and ... Read More

Either Be a Model Employee or Get a New Job Nov. 27, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My supervisor rarely states his desires clearly. But if I take the initiative or ask him... Read More

Dealing With a Nonsolicitation Agreement Nov. 20, 2018

Succeeding in Your Business

"I was laid off from a corporate job after 10 years as a sales and marketing executive, and am think... Read More

Teaming With a Narcissist Nov. 15, 2018

At Work

Q: One of the members of our team of six is openly rude and sarcastic to me but nice to the others. ... Read More

Accepting Responsibility Nov. 14, 2018

Classic Zig Ziglar

Today, one of the laments we hear from employers, parents, educators, etc. is that it's difficult to... Read More

Leave Me Alone Mar. 29, 2018

Work Daze

Ever dream of being stranded on a desert island? There you are, totally alone, in the middle of the ... Read More

To Date or Not to Date: Choosing Love or a Job Dec. 11, 2014

At Work

Q: There are certain large companies I want to work for, so I am on their job distribution lists and... Read More

Boss Hires Young Bartender as Office Worker Apr. 10, 2014

At Work

Q: I work at a small, privately owned company. The owner is very involved in the business and contro... Read More

The Barn

Apr. 08, 2014

To Reform Health Care, Give Power to the People Jan. 10, 2014

Scott Rasmussen

Before President Barack Obama's health care law was passed, Americans were frustrated that insurance... Read More

Small Business Gets no Respect Dec. 19, 2013

Matt Towery

I have no earthly idea who allegedly represents small businesses in Washington D.C. or, for that mat... Read More

Do Americans Prefer Deception? Nov. 20, 2013

Walter E. Williams

There's more to the deceit and dishonesty about Social Security and Medicare discussed in my recent ... Read More