Sergio Kletnoy's role as a magazine editor’s assistant at Cosmopolitan is taking on new life as it moves away from “The Devil Wears Prada” stereotype to a role with more involvement within the company. Here’s an inside look into his life and the evolution of the magazine editor’s assistant.
- February 12, 2014
Behind every great leader is a great executive assistant. Rachel Feintzeig of The Wall Street Journal took a look at some prestigious executive assistants and how they help their high-profile bosses succeed.
A new boss can introduce a lot of new elements to your work life, such as a new leadership style, a new way of communicating and new expectations. Career coach Joyce E.A. Russell offers these tips to help you cut through your anxiety and start adjusting to your new reality.
- December 31, 2013
If Americans were taking a new job and had their choice of a boss, they would prefer a male boss over a female boss by 35% to 23%, although 40% would have no preference, according to a new Gallup poll.
- November 12, 2013
It’s promotion time again, and again your boss passes you over and offers the promotion to a co-worker. But why? The reasons that your boss may be overlooking you for a promotion are simpler than you think.
Use your anger to cultivate your creativity ... Give your network a boost by diversifying ... Practice the 10/5 rule in the presence of co-workers.
- September 30, 2013
Most people would be reluctant to befriend their supervisors on Facebook, according to a recent study by three college professors. But members of Gen Y are more willing than their older counterparts to do so.
Sometimes it can be hard to strike up a conversation with your boss about something other than your assignments, but you really should make the effort. Five topics you may want to weave into conversations with your boss:
Here is a real-life list of actual assignments that bosses have dumped on their workers, according to employees surveyed by CareerBuilder.com.
Chronic complainers can kill morale, hurt productivity and drive you nuts. Author Linda Swindling identifies five types of complaining bosses and explains how to handle them.