Do’s and Do Not’s: Office Holiday Party Edition

Do’s and Do Not’s: Office Holiday Party Edition

Holiday parties are tricky, they can be super fun don’t get me wrong but there’s something about seeing all of your co-workers in a social setting, all dressed up that is just so…unfamiliar. There was actually a moment last year where I found myself not even recognizing the room of people I was with. I [...]

Getting Through Your Annual Performance Review

Getting Through Your Annual Performance Review

For most of us it's that wonderful time of year where we sit with our boss and go through the full year in review. Some of you might have formal reviews or more casual discussions but here are my tips for not just getting through but making the best of your performance review. Make it [...]

The New Workplace in the Gig Economy

The New Workplace in the Gig Economy

They say we are moving to a Gig economy and what does that mean for the workplace? This basically means that workers will be working on a contingent basis and really only work as required. This could be your Uber driver who chooses to login whenever he pleases and start making some cash, or perhaps [...]

How to be Empathetic When You Just Don’t Get Along with Your Coworkers

How to be Empathetic When You Just Don’t Get Along with Your Coworkers

Alright so the workplace is not all warm and fuzzies, as much as my internal Human Resources self wishes we could all just get along, that isn't always possible. It's not that we are bad people, well I guess some of us are straight up A holes, but for the most part, people mean well. [...]

What Is a Modern Day Workaholic Anyway?

What Is a Modern Day Workaholic Anyway?

I've gone about this long enough, I guess it's time for me to really break it down. What the heck is a Modern Day Workaholic? With Millennials taking the workforce by storm, I have come to realize that companies need to really start changing their ways. Gen Y has dealt with the nonsense long enough [...]

I Got Bullied Out of a Women’s Support Group

I Got Bullied Out of a Women’s Support Group

When I heard my office was starting a women's support group I was so excited to join! A group of like minded, career focused women whom I could network with and build a solid support system with. Before attending my first meeting I had already thought of some ideas as to how I could contribute. [...]