If You Hate Your Job, This is What You Need to Do

If You Hate Your Job, This is What You Need to Do

If you’re miserable at work, you’re not alone. Having written the workplace advice blog Ask a Manager for more than a decade now, I’ve answered questions from literally thousands of people who hate their jobs. Whether it’s due to a difficult boss, unpleasant colleagues, mind-numbing work, or a toxic culture, there are a lot of people toiling away at jobs they’d rather not be in. The unsettling reality is that even if you do everything right in screening your jobs, you can still end up in a work situation that makes you…

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Why a donation of $250 from my first employee moved me to tears

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In December 2015, I was racing around trying not to slip on the high-gloss floor of a Mission District tech incubator that had al­lowed me to use its gleaming contemporary space to host my very first “un-gala.” For years my nonprofit, Samasource, had thrown big, fancy black-tie parties to entertain and impress wealthy philanthropists so they would support our mission to give living-wage work to the poorest people in the world via impact sourcing — company practice of inten­tionally hiring the destitute and marginalized. But we had finally de­cided there…

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5 Common reasons why people get fired and how to avoid them

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Getting fired from an organisation is becoming a major hurdle in our career run, but it is just a small step for the company.  Apart from the various unavoidable things of getting laid-off, there are several other ways which can make you see the exit doors of an organisation. Here are 5 such reasons and how can you avoid them: 1) Stealing office equipment: Taking a stack of printer paper, or sticky notes, or sugar from the pantry won’t hurt the company’s inventory. Thinking this way is not at all correct. If…

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Audio Clip Of Tech Mahindra Employee Goes Viral! HR Tells Him “Quit Or You’re Fired”!

IT industry is witnessing a downward trend these days; companies are opting for “Mass Layoffs” in order to save costs and survive this crash. It is said that if this scenario continues, around 2 lakh people might lose their jobs. There’s stress all around as employees aren’t being able to cope up with these short-notice firings. Amidst this worst scenario, an audio clip of a Bengaluru based Tech Mahindra employee with his HR has gone viral. Well, the HR manager asks the employee to quit and put in the exit…

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Twitter employee deactivates Donald Trump’s account for 11 minutes

CLEVELAND, Ohio — For 11 minutes Thursday, Donald Trump was cut off from his favorite form of communication. Trump’s Twitter account was deactivated just before 7 p.m., apparently by an employee who was working a final day with the social media company. Through our investigation we have learned that this was done by a Twitter customer support employee who did this on the employee’s last day. We are conducting a full internal review. https://t.co/mlarOgiaRF — Twitter Government (@TwitterGov) November 3, 2017 Twitter initially said the account had been “inadvertently” deactivated…

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