VO And OOO

I’m working VO (Virtual Office) or OOO (Out Of Office) today. Call my cell if you need to talk. I learned what OOO stood for last week. I always write “working from home” (not “WOH”) and will continue to do so.

Getting To Work On Time

It’s 8:03am, Thursday, March 8. I’m the only one in the office. I think I’m the only one on the whole building floor. This is a common occurrence. What happened to punctuality? Or maybe it’s a holiday and nobody told me.

A Resume’s First Impression

You’ve got 30 seconds – A Glimpse and a Hook describes how a typical IT manager quickly scans resumes for potential job candidates, knowing what to look for and what to ignore. Knowing the current industry lingo may work for a recruiter, but not for the person who’s going to conduct the job interview. This is a good read for those wanting to get hired and those hiring. I’ve been

The Case For Open Salaries

Why secret salaries are a baaaaaad idea: Except for a few heretics it is almost universally accepted that mayhem would ensue in the workplace if people knew what their co-workers, their managers or – gasp – the CEO was making. Companies must attempt to pay their people as fairly as possible. You might think a company should try to pay people as little as possible, but companies who subscribe to