Professionalism: A Guide for Independent Women

If you have a drawer full of pantyhose, complain about morning traffic and have a coffee joint that knows what you want when you walk in the door, you are probably a strong, independent woman with a serious job (why the hell else are you collecting pantyhose?).  Hell, I bet you're even the kind of … Continue reading Professionalism: A Guide for Independent Women

Filing a Proper Complaint

I've written about customer service before, but I've never guided you through making a proper customer service complaint. I want to do that for you today. Not because every mildly annoying situation calls for a formal complaint, but one day some sales associate at your favorite outlet mall will tell you she's going to the … Continue reading Filing a Proper Complaint

Suffering the Indignity of Unpaid Experience with Dignity

It happens, a lot these days, you graduate college and you look for a job and everyone wants to pay you basically minimum wage but only if you have experience (five or more is preferred). You have a few options when this happens, you can work retail, get into banking, or you can take another … Continue reading Suffering the Indignity of Unpaid Experience with Dignity

Navigating the Office During Flu Season

Flu season (October to April in my part of the world) is nearly here. Your office is filled with people who never get sick which in their minds means they are impenetrable to viruses, these "picture of health" people won't get a flu shot. If last year taught us anything it's get vaccinated and brace … Continue reading Navigating the Office During Flu Season