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Strategies for Motivation When in a Rut

Strategies for Motivation When in a Rut

Motivation naturally shifts up and down throughout life.  Sometimes we feel like we can conquer the world. Other times, it feels that just getting out of bed is the biggest accomplishment. These shifts are normal, but sometimes motivation gets “stuck” at a lower level than we would like for longer than we… Read More

Video Games as an Adult - Balancing Video Games with Life

Balancing Video Games with Work, Parenting, and Life

Video games when you’re a kid or a teenager are just about the best thing ever.  They are a medium with nearly unlimited potential to provide entertainment, foster social connections with others, and allow us to experience alternate realities we could otherwise only dream of.  There are breathtaking worlds to explore, interesting… Read More

My employers wants my W-2 forms during interview process.

Ask Mr. Happy Work – Employer Asking for W-2 Forms During the Interview Process?

Welcome to another edition of “Ask Mr. Happy Work”, where you ask me questions about work, careers, education, life, (or anything really), and I answer them! Today’s question is about a request from an employer to provide old W-2 forms as part of their interview process.  Why would employers want these?  Is… Read More