How to Handle Cliques in the Workplace
Have you started a new job, hoping to make new work friends, only to find out there are workplace cliques? Cliques are tight-knit groups of people who won’t let others into the “inner circle.” You might remember these from your early school days. They were the kids who kept everybody else out of their group. Unfortunately, some people carry this bad behavior into adulthood. Here’s what to do when you encounter cliques in the workplace.
What Should You Know About A Company Before The Interview?
Everyone says you should do your research before going in to a job interview. But no one actually tells you what you’re supposed to find out. Obviously, you shouldn’t have to spend an entire day combing the web so you can write a thesis on every company that deigns to interview you.
Every employee comes to that time in his or her life when he or she feels as though it's time for a raise. Some employers offer time-scheduled raises that employees do not have to request. Other employers do not. Here are some tips for asking for a raise if you work for an employer that does not offer time-scheduled raises.
Looking for Work After Retirement
Retirement certainly does not mean what it has in the past. Gone are the days when retirees could quit their job, put up their feet and do nothing the rest of their days. There may be a few individuals who have accomplished this, but it is certainly not the norm anymore. Today, retiring usually means you are no longer working full time.