digital marketing

As a business owner, digital marketing should be you are very familiar with by now. Many companies do it to keep up with the technological advancements and to stay relevant in their industry. Popular brick-and-mortar stores have also started to build their online presence and implement digital marketing strategies in an attempt to capture a…

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preparing for first interview

Not only is it a new year it is a new decade which means time to get those plans in action.  If landing a new job is top of your list then I’ve got some tips which will help you smash your first interview. Today, we have a special guest Amy Rehan a manager at…

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managing software engineering teams

Who would have known it would have come to this… Several years ago, when I worked in corporate as a software engineer, I spent most of my time in a high rise building in San Francisco. It was tier 2 Silicon Valley startup, free food, flexible hours, game room, but you probably never of heard…

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manage unionized environment

There are countless if not thousands of articles written on the dynamics of management. Everything from Bottom Up Management, One Minute Management to Six Sigma Management. In fact, you can say there are just as many management flavors as there are ice cream flavors at Basket Robbins. However, most management forms are written for white-collar…

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succession planning

Can you solve a problem even if it’s too late?  During September 2019, I was working with a group of VPs across various marketing companies during a conference breakout session. Unfortunately, one of the leaders was in deep water. She (let’s call her Sally) currently worked on a remote team where some employees were reaching…

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over qualified employee

What is worse than working a job you hate? Maybe it’s working for a job you are overqualified? But what’s even worse than that? Answer: When you know you have the skills to earn more.  Unfortunately, overqualified employees happen more frequently than most people know. Turns out nearly half of people are overqualified for their…

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pay day personal finance

How long are you willing to wait for a paycheck? A few hours, days, weeks, or a few months?  Recently, I was reading through a Wall Street Journal article The Wait For Pay Does not Have to be So Long that examined how companies are trying to increase the speed in which people are paid.…

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stop gossiping

Personally, I have been burned emotionally to a crisp from workplace gossip.  All that you need to know that is there was some information that was spread about me in the workplace a few ago which consisted of something outside the job. No one asked me personally what was going on. But the lack of…

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