worker upset with her dry promotion
The Dreaded Dry PromotionIf you’re not familiar with the term “dry promotion,” you may have still received one. In fact, many, if not most, of us have been given a dry promotion before. The term refers to when an employee is given extra duties and responsibilities without a raise. Employees are not just asked to but are required to fulfill these extra tasks as a permanent part of their job....
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a bad manager reprimanding his employee; bad managers are everywhere
Why are Bad Managers Everywhere?Bad managers are everywhere, regardless of what field you work in. They micromanage, undermanage, schedule poorly, hire bad workers, and cop an attitude when faced with criticism. Truly, if you’ve worked in more than a couple of jobs you’ve likely worked under a bad manager.These bad employees have a profound effect on their company, including lower productivity, overspending, and high turnover. Indeed, people are more likely...
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art class, artists need college
Why Artists Need CollegeMany artists don’t see a reason to go to college. In fact, there’s a stereotype that higher education stifles creativity and can negatively affect progress. In reality, college can help artists of all kinds improve their craft, learn vital skills, and expand their skill set. Few of us are born with natural entrepreneurship, communication, and research skills. These are vital for those looking to turn their skill...
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happy employees at a healthy workspace
Importance of a Healthy WorkplaceMost of us probably have read or know from experience what makes a toxic workplace “toxic.” Poor management, bad structure, and low employee morale all build into a ticking time bomb that can mean death for a company. But what makes a healthy workplace healthy and how do we get there? Notably, it can be difficult to turn a toxic work environment around, especially if the...
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woman in a toxic workplace, bored at laptop
Impacts of a Toxic WorkplaceA toxic workplace can damage a company in many ways. Employees leave, profits decline, and they earn a bad reputation. Truly, when morale drops, the people in charge of keeping everything running properly put in less effort. They are less motivated to fix broken things, seek out new tasks, and put in more than the bare minimum. And this issue isn’t their fault. If you were...
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