Tag Archive: Showing Appreciation

Did you Honor Labor?

Another Labor Day has come and gone. Summer is over, pools are closing, and we have to put away the white bucks and linen pants until Memorial Day. Maybe it’s my age, but I find myself reflecting more and more on the (true) meaning of holidays lately. Over Independence Day, as an example, I found…

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Announcing: Global Hooky Day, August 2, 2010

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At the rate my current job search is going, I’ll probably have more days away from the office this summer than I care for. In my fond recollection of my employed years, however, it seems to me that right about the first of August a real funk sets in.  There hasn’t been a paid holiday…

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The Power of Fine Dining

I had dinner last night with my boss, our company’s CEO.  We do this from time to time.  Sometimes it’s with others, sometimes it’s one-on-one.  Last night two of my peers joined us.  I had a boss once who made it a point to not socialize with his colleagues outside of work (actually, I think…

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Employers Need Love Too…

I’m tired of hearing about what’s wrong with corporate America, getting a regular inventory of all the things employers should do better, and generally watching the workforce lament over getting beaten down again and again.  Do me a favor and get over it…even if just for this week of Thanksgiving.  Play along with me here. …

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