Feeling white collar at a blue-collar job

Last year, I wrote a post called Feeling blue collar at a white-collar job. My goal with that post was to inspire those who feel unimportant at their current jobs. However, I’ve also received feedback from a lot of people feeling the opposite way. They feel stuck or like they’re outgrowing their jobs. So if […]

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Your job title affects how people treat you.

This has been happening for decades now. If you work in corporate and you don’t have the word “manager” or “director” in your title, then you may not be receiving the same level of treatment from all your colleagues. It’s something that I’m just now starting to accept. Some people just don’t show the same […]

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Dealing with executives when you don’t have a manager title

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Dealing with C-Level professionals and other executives can be difficult for several reasons. Sometimes, it’s hard to connect with them because executives are built to see the bigger picture while mid-level and entry-level employees like us are paid to focus on the details. Other times, it’s hard to even get on an executive’s radar, considering […]

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My Workin’ Wednesday series starts tomorrow!

For those who don’t know, Workin’ Wednesday is an annual business series I started in October 2015. With each series, I take the time to discuss in depth one main topic. There’s a total of four parts (to align with the four Wednesdays of the month). This year’s topic will be about the entire process of searching for jobs […]

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