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Photo by Patrick Perkins on Unsplash   Oh boy. Another LinkedIn classic. "Bosses want your camera on," which you can find here: https://www.linkedin.com/news/story/bosses-want-your-camera-on-5808914/ Part of me is like, "Really? I still have to blog about this kind of junk?" 😣 In the blurb, editor Cate Chapman writes: "Many bosses want employees...

[buzzsprout episode='10349441' player='true'] Facing an impasse? Wondering if it's a temporary roadblock or a total dead-end? It's important to know when to quit or when to persevere. Key topics: ✔️ Seth Godin talks about strategic quitting in The Dip. But how do we know if we are in...

Photo by bruce mars on Unsplash "Cause I'll tell you one thing: You can't get what you want...

Photo by Jane Almon on Unsplash "We allowed you to work from home even though we hate it. So now we want to punish you by forcing you to have no boundaries and reply to Slack messages at 10pm." Signed, Awful Companies   LinkedIn recently published an article...

[buzzsprout episode='10298900' player='true'] No one wants to work anymore. We run ad after ad but get no applicants. These younger generations have no work ethic. If your hiring managers are wallowing in self-pity and making these excuses, they are cutting their own throats. Key topics: ✔️ I recently had a conversation...

Photo by Rachel Loughman on Unsplash After months of hearing realtors say, "Oh no. This is not a housing bubble. This is not 2008," here we are. Even the Fed admits there's a "brewing US housing bubble." (https://www.cbsnews.com/news/housing-bubble-2022-warning-federal-reserve/) Duh! For those of us who remember what that was...

Photo by Romain V on Unsplash In July of 2021, a sign went viral at a Burger King in Lincoln, Nebraska. The employees left a final message: "We all quit. Sorry for the inconvenience." The backstory, which is detailed on BuzzFeed, is quite interesting. (You can find...

[buzzsprout episode='10270443' player='true'] Feeling like your email or InMail campaigns are going almost nowhere? You're not alone. Key topics: ✔️ Most sales & marketing jobs (staffing & recruiting definitely included) will attract people who want to pose and posture: "Oh, my business is great! Every sales email I send out...

Photo by Ephraim Mayrena on Unsplash   Recently, there was an unironic article on LinkedIn titled, "Do you have social jet lag?" You can find it here: https://www.linkedin.com/news/story/do-you-have-social-jet-lag-4733401/ In the blurb, editor Ruiqi Chen writes: "If socializing feels more exhausting now than it did before the pandemic, you’re not...