Question: I work for a large distribution company troubleshooting lost or delayed shipments. When I started here 16-months ago, I was told that I would have a performance review and a raise after one year. To date, my boss hasn’t approached me about either. Frankly, I’m beginning to resent the delay, as I think I’m doing a good job and deserve the overdue increase.Read More
Question: I read your column “Are You Suffering From Comfortable Misery?” and realized that I have a self-inflicted "Comfortable Misery Syndrome". I am ready to cure myself and get on with my life. How do I do it?
Answer: Good for you! Making this decision is a critical first step. Here are two thoughts to keep foremost in your mind:Read More
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Job seekers often hear how important a positive attitude is for a successful job search. However, they often don’t grasp how their attitude is perceived by employers.
Simply acting "cheerful" is not enough. There are several subtle, and not so subtle, ways that employers get a sense of whether you have a positive attitude or not.