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Beware! Social media can get you fired!

5 stories on how social media could ruin your life.

Social media is becoming our society’s favorite pastime. It lets us connect with family members and old high school friends. Plus, we can be the nosey society we are without feeling guilty or ashamed about it (as long as you don’t accidentally like your ex’s picture from 6 months ago).

It has plenty of positive qualities to offer. However, it can also be the reason you lose your job.

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Silicon Valley is Taking LSD to Enhance Job Performance

Everyone knows that Silicon Valley is a highly competitive job space. People are continually pushed to perform better and deliver more results in order to gain success and get ahead in their careers. People experience burnout and other psychological problems quite often, which is why it’s not surprising to know that some professionals take steps that are detrimental to their health and well-being in order to increase their performance. One such step is the consumption of LSD to enhance job ...

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3 Ways to Save Your Social Life by Listening

We all like to talk about ourselves, but we rarely actually listen to others. Most of us probably believe we’re expert communicators, but you can’t be an expert communicator if you’re a poor listener or simply don’t care about the opinions of others.

I usually keep to myself, but I start rambling once I’m in a social setting. I don’t know whether it’s nervousness or excitement (probably both), but I just start talking without realizing that I took over the conversation ...

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Find Out the Hidden Company Culture

People often underestimate the value of company culture and don’t consider it carefully enough before they accept the job offer. If you want to be satisfied with your job, you need to look beyond the salary offered and look at the workplace environment, employer nature and attitude, and the overall company culture. Make sure the company culture is the best fit for you before you sign on the dotted line of your employment contract. Here’s what you should consider:

What Matters ...

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Bad Boss Stories That’ll Make You Laugh or Cringe

Life pretty much guarantees that you’ll get a bad boss at one point or another. Sometimes I think that there are as many bad bosses as there are ants in the world; however, at least you can recognize the good bosses after experiencing the rotten ones that make you want to look into entrepreneurship.

The Boss What Set Me Up

“I once had a boss who knew that I needed to go to physical therapy sessions due to an accident. He told ...

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Watch for These Red Flags During the Interview

Most job seekers invest a lot of time and effort into the job search. You browse through hundreds of opening advertisements, attend a number of interviews, and spend time contacting companies. Naturally, you want to be a part of a company that supports you, helps you reach your career goals, and provides financial security. If you make the wrong choice, you’ll be stuck with a job that can drain your energy and compromise your enthusiasm for a successful career. You ...

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10 Ways to be Happier at Work [As Told by Grumpy Cat]

Work is stressful for most people, and sometimes you may feel more down-in-the-dumps than usual. If you can’t pin-point why you’re feeling stressed or depressed at work, then try the following ten steps to increase your job satisfaction, productivty, and keep you from throwing in the towel.

1. Play a game for quick brain breaks

Sitting through an eight to ten-hour workday would be difficult without some form of break or distraction. We all get distracted, so take advantage of it by ...

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Another Blog About Sexism… But These Stories Will Shock You…

This is another blog about workplace sexism so you may want to hit that back button if you don’t want to read about it, but you would be ignorant to think it doesn’t exist.

I usually write light-hearted articles for the people suffering in their cubicles, but not today. Today is the day to turn on the seriousness… kind of.

So let’s get down to business and talk about the relationship between women’s sexual attractiveness and how it affects their perceived intelligence ...

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3 Ways to Make Your Co-Worker Like You

You think of yourself as a pretty likable person. You think of yourself as someone people like to talk to and joke with, but then you start doubting yourself when you notice a co-worker avoiding you or being short with you.

Don’t freak out because it happens to the best of us. Honestly, I think it’s best to just forget about them and only speak with them when it’s work-related, but it’s human nature to want people to like you. So ...

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5 Steps to Become Your Boss’s Favorite Employee

You probably work hard daily because you love your job, but sometimes managers don’t notice their hardest-working employee. Something that every manager has, though, is a favorite employee.

No, not every manager openly shows favoritism, but it’s tough on teams when they do, especially when it’s not you. So how do you become the favorite?

Here are five steps to moving up the favoritism ladder…

1. Keep on Working Hard

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