Posts tagged "Chicago Now"

No Article This Week?

No Article This Week?
Were you guys looking for an article from Grateful But Miserable At Work this week? So was I. Sorry for disappointing you. The week got away from me somehow. But don’t worry! I’ll be back next week with more awful work behavior to share. I promise! Thank you for reading my articles. Please also feel... Read more »

Excuse Me Ma'am, But Your Unhappiness Is Showing!

Excuse Me Ma'am, But Your Unhappiness Is Showing!
Have you ever had an experience with someone who you suspect may be miserable at work? I have. In fact, I’ve spent my whole day dealing with people who appear to be unhappy at work. I’m gonna take you on a little trip through my day so you can see where my suspicions came from.... Read more »

13 Years Of Crazy Bosses Was Enough!

13 Years Of Crazy Bosses Was Enough!
Here’s a story from a fellow blogger who wanted to share how her experience with BAD BOSSES led her to start her own business! Wanna know more about Erin and the business she started? Check out her blog, Organizing With Erin, right here on Chicago Now! After 13 years of bad and crazy bosses, I started a business.... Read more »
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Sometimes, Being Fired Is A Good Thing!

Sometimes, Being Fired Is A Good Thing!
I called my nephew a couple of days ago to check in with him and see how his job situation was going. He just turned 20 years old and had been seriously looking for work. He had not had a job before and it bothered him that his parents have to pay for his expenses.... Read more »

Too Bad You're A Woman, Otherwise, You Might Matter.

Too Bad You're A Woman, Otherwise, You Might Matter.
Have you ever worked in an environment where only men are in charge and only what the ‘men” think matter? Have you been overworked, overlooked and ignored in the office because you’re a woman? Have you felt like it’s “too bad that you’re a woman, otherwise, you might matter? Unfortunately, one of my readers works... Read more »

What's The One Change You Would Make At Your Job?

What's The One Change You Would Make At Your Job?
No article today. This week I want to ask question. If you could have only ONE thing from the list below at your job, which one would you pick? 1.  A raise of 5 thousand dollars per year. 2.  Your boss being transferred to Siberia never to return. 3.  A flexible work schedule that you... Read more »
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Warning! Adult Language! Another Bad Boss!

Warning! Adult Language! Another Bad Boss!
Warning! Some adult language is used in this particular blog. I don’t want to keep picking on the “Bad Bosses” of the world, but every time I try to move on to something else, another bad boss story comes my way. So, I’m in this cellular store trying to purchase a car charger. As soon... Read more »

Are You Making Yourself Miserable At Work? Read this!

Are You Making Yourself Miserable At Work? Read this!
Last week I posted about the things that employers do that makes us miserable at work.  But I starting thinking that maybe there are things we do ourselves that make us miserable too. The jury is still out on this one, but here’s some things I’ve either done myself or watched other people do that might be... Read more »

Does Your Employer Appreciate And Respect Your Hard Work?

Does Your Employer Appreciate And Respect Your Hard Work?
If I wasn’t paid to work, I wouldn’t. But you know what else would motivate me to go to work? I’ll tell you, feeling appreciated and respected! I’d like to know that you’re aware that what I do here is hard work. And, that my working here is what continues the need to have you... Read more »
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I Really Like You, But I Need Some Time Away....From Work!

I Really Like You, But I Need Some Time Away....From Work!
I need time away from work. In my opinion, time spent away from work is just as, if not more important, than time at work. If you’re like me, the only thing you do at work is make money that you need to pay bills and want to spend on things you do when you’re... Read more »