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A Roll Is a Raise Oct. 15, 2020

Work Daze

Warning, Will Robinson! (And warning to you, too, Wilhelmina Robinson!) Love all the money you are s... Read More

Assessment Testing Makes Best Hires Possible Oct. 01, 2020

At Work

There is no question that accurate assessment testing improves a company's hiring success and leads ... Read More

Employer Opportunity Sep. 09, 2020

Classic Zig Ziglar

Employee turnover is expensive. One of the most important factors in retaining employees is the inte... Read More

Misery Is a Self-Motivator Jul. 01, 2020

Classic Zig Ziglar

Richard Oates had really not done much with his life. He tried hard to make it as a rock singer and,... Read More

Show Interest During an Interview Jun. 18, 2020

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: I've been applying for jobs but having no luck. I did interview at two places this month... Read More

Ultimatums Will Get You Fired May. 07, 2020

At Work

Q: I requested my vacation six months in advance to take two weeks off for my family reunion. We hav... Read More

Thank You for Nothing Sep. 05, 2019

Work Daze

Listen, I know you really like this column. I'm thrilled that reading my well-chosen, artisanal word... Read More

Stepping Up Jul. 18, 2019

Work Daze

Good news! You are only 11 steps away from getting promoted. So says Libby Kane, the author of "Bos... Read More

Give Yourself a Raise Jul. 11, 2019

Work Daze

You deserve a big fat raise! Care to argue the point? Didn't think so. But did you ever consider tha... Read More

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