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  • Dream big, work hard

     Dream big, work hard
    I hate it when someone who isn't me dispenses good career advice. Sadly, it happens from time to time, and it has happened in a big way with the publication of a new book by Josh Shipp. The book is called "Jump Ship." At first blush, it's just the...
  • Some no-duh office party advice

    Some no-duh office party advice
    It's the holiday season and, as a dues-paying member of the Guild of Workplace Advice Dispensaries, I am legally required to weigh in on the greatest threat facing American workers: the holiday office party. I've received an onslaught of emails lately...
  • A sincere message for the jobless among us

    A sincere message for the jobless among us
    It appears that on Dec. 28, barring unexpected political action that would amount to a true Christmas miracle, 1.3 million jobless Americans will stop receiving unemployment benefits. This is to those people: I'm sorry this is happening. I'm sorry...
  • Respecting ideology in the workplace

    Donald Sterling — the for-now owner of the Los Angeles Clippers — has set the bar for awful bosses at a height where the air gets thin. His racist comments to his girlfriend — recorded for all the world to hear — earned him an...
  • 10 forbidden work behaviors for managers

    10 forbidden work behaviors for managers
    Communist Party leaders in a county in southwestern China recently received an interesting list of "10 Forbidden Behaviors." I first read about this in The Washington Post, but several news reports have detailed the new rules for Pengshan County...
  • I, robot employee

    I, robot employee
    When I envision the idealized workplace of the future, there are three things I see: 1) I'm not wearing pants. 2) I'm not physically in the workplace. 3) I'm on my couch. Sadly, our modern-day work culture continues to discriminate against pants-...
  • Looking ahead to wearable tech in the workplace

    Looking ahead to wearable tech in the workplace
    The past four columns have been more serious than consumers of my worldly workplace wisdom have come to expect. Perhaps it's a sign of maturity, or maybe an indication that I've begun viewing the working world with greater reverence. Whatever the...
  • The argument against raising minimum wage

    The argument against raising minimum wage
    Remember, folks, last week's column focused on those who favor raising the federal minimum wage. This column looks at those opposed. Don't accuse me of being one-sided — I'm just keeping the two sides separated, so they don't get in a fight. If...
  • The argument for increasing minimum wage

     The argument for increasing minimum wage
    Hi everybody, America's most-beloved workplace advice columnist here. As promised last week, this column will focus on the argument in favor of raising the federal minimum wage. Next week's column will focus on the opposing argument. So please don't...
  • Pros and cons of raising the minimum wage

    Pros and cons of raising the minimum wage
    Like most Americans, I love nothing more than curling up in my favorite chair with a warm cup of coffee and a copy of the latest Congressional Budget Office report. That's just what I did when I got hold of the CBO's recent take on the hot topic du...
  • Some disabled workers making pennies per hour

    Some disabled workers making pennies per hour
    President Barack Obama's recent promise to use an executive order to raise the minimum wage for employees of federal contractors was met with two rather different reactions. From the right, there were howls that Obama is a lawless tyrant. (He's not.)...