Employment Realm Blog Posts and Archives
This is where all the Employment Realm posts live. You will find a mix of serious and humorous posts about employment, self-employment, gig work, side hustles, after-work activities, workplace relations, job survival, etc. You’ll see an excerpt and a little picture for each post. Click on the “Read Full Post” button to view full posts of interests.
An IP address does not provide an individual’s exact residential address. So even if you capture it and do “detective work” by looking it up on the internet, it will not help you prove or disprove anything. IP addresses rarely trace back to…Read Full Post
A customer hits on you and wants you to flirt back. What do you do? It happens to us all, even when we’re hideous and past our society-mandated “expiration date.” A client comes along and surprises us with a flirt, date request, or…Read Full Post
Many businesses have guidelines that disallow employees from discussing their pay rates with coworkers. The rules should also prevent managers from revealing their employees’ pay to workers. The only people who should know what an employee makes are the hiring manager, HR, and…Read Full Post
Sometimes, we think we have to stay in horrible situations to prove how “Jesus”-like we are. We read the “turn the other cheek” Scriptures and believe we must accept abuse. Guilt overwhelms us if we don’t forgive our enemies at light speed or…Read Full Post
If I were going to refer someone to a stand-up “regular” employer, I’d point them to one of these two entities: *No affiliate links or ulterior motives are included. * Verizon Wireless — VZW has numerous openings for sales background applicants who meet…Read Full Post
Never go back to a job or relationship that didn’t work out the first time, especially if you spent more than a year there. The only exception is if your old job recalls you from a *fair layoff. *Fair layoff: a layoff executed…Read Full Post
I’m not going to bore you to tears with my usual essay-styled listicle and long intro. Ain’t nobody got time for that. But aspiring freelancers want to know, “Is WriteApp Reviews a Scam?” and I think I have an answer. Is WriteApp Reviews…Read Full Post
You already know the golden standard of giving two weeks’ notice to resign. These are the 10 best alternative ways to quit your job: 1. No Call, No Show Nothing fancy here. Don’t call and don’t show up for three scheduled shifts. The…Read Full Post
“There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.” ~ Ernest Hemingway Hemingway’s words say a lot about writers and how personal their art is. In my opinion, they also call out people who view authors…Read Full Post
First of all, throw your skills, experience, and qualifications right out the window. They’re irrelevant to whether you’ll last on a job. They might convince someone to hire you, but they won’t convince you to stick around for an anniversary. Nope. You’ll need…Read Full Post
Everyone has TV shows they watch to wind down after a hard day’s work. “Impractical Jokers” was one of mine. I discovered it during Season 3 and have stayed tuned in varying degrees ever since. The show had the perfect blend of old-school…Read Full Post
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