A few weeks ago I was promoted! There were a hints dropped by my supervisor, as well as rumors from the higher-ups at my company. Hey, when you work at a small company of 30 people, word tends to travel pretty fast. It was pretty awesome to get a new batch of business cards with ... Read more →
Yesterday at work I got a performance bonus, except it wasn’t a bonus. Huh? Usually when my company gives a bonus, they hand out a paper check and the stub is clearly marked “bonus”. It is also taxed at the high bonus rate, so I take home just over half my bonus. But yesterday’s bonus ... Read more →
Most would agree that college is a good investment. But as with all investment vehicles, some perform better than others. The same is true for choosing a college and a career. No matter who pays for your child’s college education, you can help your child make an informed decision. First, talk with your child about ... Read more →
For about a month I’ve been working toward a huge deadline at work and have been working about 20 hours of overtime each week (which is also why I haven’t been posting as frequently). It has taken a toll on my personal life (no time to connect with Him, exercise, grocery shop, or sleep) but ... Read more →
This year my office hired a high school intern as part of a program to expose inner-city youth to professional careers. He’s an uber-talented kid with a lot of confidence and perfect grades. He just got accepted to three Ivy League schools. Here’s how: The top guy in my office is a mega honcho. He’s ... Read more →
Since I’ve been on my couch recuperating from my surgery, I’ve been watching vapid daytime television and have been reading the never ending barrage of new blog posts. During the average workday, there are about a bazillion posts that are added a day to pfblogs.org. In addition to those people posting, there are even more ... Read more →
…because I don’t get paid extra for it. I am salaried. She gets time and a half for overtime. I get…a pat on the back, if I’m lucky. Do you work overtime? Do you get paid extra for it?
–Roast chicken with olive tapenade marinade, corn and green chile bisque, smoked ham and mozzarella stromboli –Grilled habanero pork chops with apple chutney, cole slaw, and herb-roasted Yukon potatoes –Grilled petite New York sirloin seasoned with Creole spices and Crescent City steak sauce and served with organic onion rings Valentine’s Day dinner? Nope. According to ... Read more →