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The less competent your boss is, the more you hate your job


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Do you love your job?

Like, REALLY REALLY love your job?

It’s one thing to love what you do or the company that you work for. But the job itself – how much do you really like THAT position in THAT department with THOSE co-workers?

Yeah, we thought so.  Depending on the circumstances, you really could be happier elsewhere – whether it be under a different management structure in the same organization, or doing a similar job at a different company.

See, it’s not the WORK that you’re unhappy with, it’s the environment.

Dilbert's Pointy-Hair Boss
Dilbert’s Pointy-Hair Boss
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Want to make more money? Don’t ask your overly-fertile boss for a raise if you’re pretty


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Men – are you more comfortable or less comfortable working for a female boss?

Women, same question to you: do you prefer working for a male boss or a female boss?

Maybe it doesn’t really matter whether the person you’re working for is a man or a woman — but if your boss is a woman, you may want to hold off asking for that raise if your boss is pregnant.

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Top 10 Workplace Motivators (and ten that aren’t so much)


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Bosses have it tough, much tougher than the employees they manage.

They have to lead, teach, motivate, advise, and occasional discipline their staff – their family – and do so in such a way as to still maintain that boss-employee relationship instead of delving into that questionable world of boss-but-friend awkwardness that can occasionally rear its ugly head.

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How to tell if you’re about to be fired


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Getting fired is like a rite of passage.

Especially in today’s economic climate, if you haven’t been fired or laid off at least once in your professional career, you can consider yourself one of the lucky ones.

How bad is it out there for the unemployed?  Web Watch knows a number of people who have had difficulty trying to find a regular full-time job in their career of choice – some of whom are going on five years of unemployment.

Five years is a long-time to sit there and wonder when the economy is going to turn around – but frankly, the issue could be just as likely that the job those job-seekers are looking for isn’t available.  There are plenty of jobs to be had — the problem is whether those unemployed are willing to make an industry change, go back to school, or even move across the country if a job prospects are more available elsewhere.

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