"Isn't it up to my employer to teach me what I need to know?" Have you ever said or thought this? If you are being totally honest with yourself, the answer is probably yes. We've all been there at one time or another. You are not entirely wrong in thinking this, but let me suggest something: If you rely on your job to provide all of the learni... Read the post »

You've probably had (or you currently have) a bad manager. This is a person that falls into some of the classic "managerial traps": Authoritarian, manages your every move; Stubborn, not willing to listen to suggestions, "my way or the highway"; Only provides negative feedback, ignores positive results (or takes credit for them); Never at fault, blames everyone else – or everything else...... Read the post »