My management career started in 1977. Fresh out of college, I was the manager of two restaurants in the Pioneer Valley in Massachusetts, which grew to 65 employees in 2 years (I was the 5th employee).
We watch movies and television shows to escape – if only briefly – the demands of our jobs, our lives, our parole officers.
We’re now officially in the holiday season — which in workplaces is also the season of workplace gift debacles! I recently asked readers to tell me about their most awkward workplace gift moments.
It’s one thing to imagine being in charge of a project. It’s another to find yourself the person responsible for getting everybody on the team to get the work done.