I have sometimes considered trying to move from full-time to 80%-time (one day a week off). I don't mean changing jobs, becoming a contractor, or doing a 4/10 schedule; I mean negotiating this change ...
I few days ago my boss started to send me instant messages to my private phone on my private account. He sends me error-messages and screenshots from customers. I fully understand this may be his ...
I work at a very young start-up company. We have had turn-over rates (mass resignation of staff, thrice) in the past but changes in the system have led to a more a stable employee retention and better ...
How to deal with a lead who thinks spending more hours and staying late in office is the surest sign of productivity?
In my team the lead thinks that only when people are spending are more time at the office or staying late in office, they are doing good work. Recently a project was done where team coordination and ...
This may seem a strange question, but my workplace isn't an easy access building. The place I work is a large (several hundred acres), fenced off, limited access campus. There are only a few gates, ...
I'm a firm believer that I can do any unfamiliar work, as long as an expert first shows me how to do it and perhaps supervises me when I do it for the first few units of time (depends on the task). ...
Our company wants to set up an automated time tracking/monitoring system. It will monitor every software developers' workstation and make statistics about their computer usage: which program the ...
Is it work time to investigate benefits and complete the associated paperwork when joining a new company?
Recently I changed employers. When I started, I was given a binder and stack of papers about the company's benefits. I'm finding the amount of research and paperwork needed to set up these benefits ...