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 anxiety and whether or not it’s a sign you shouldn’t do something. If you’re feeling anxious… is that the universe trying to… Read More
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A college degree is important in today's working world but don't feel the need to rush into it. If you aren't sure what you want to do, take some time to explore life and do some soul searching. These experiences will help you find the right path!
Great article from @yechenblogs! I also believe strongly in openness to learn and adapting this beginner's mentality he speaks about. Great info here!
Be A Beginner Every Single Morning | Ye Chen
The moment we say, "I know," we put a stop to our ability to know more – our cup is full, and we don't want or need to know more.
If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else. —Booker T. Washington
In this Ask Mr. Happy Work, a reader asks what to do when their boss is threatening to fire them if they get a second job. Is it legal? What can be done? See my response in this volume of Ask Mr. Happy Work!
Ask Mr. Happy Work - My Boss Said He'll Fire Me If I Get a Second Job
I need to get a second job to make ends meet but I mentioned it to my current boss and he said he would fire me if I do! What should I do?
Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.
- Anne Lamott
If you feel unsatisfied with your job, are looking for a change, or are in fear of an upcoming layoff, start looking for something new right now! The best time to look for a new job is while you're currently employed.
In this Ask Mr. Happy Work, a reader wonders if they will ever get a promotion to management. Why does it feel like it can be so hard to move upwards when it seems like you're doing everything right? Read more in this volume of Ask. Mr Happy Work!
Ask Mr. Happy Work: Will I Ever Get to be a Manager?
I've been trying to become a manager for years but no one will give me the job! Will I ever get to be a manager? How do I advance my career?
An often-overlooked opportunity with college is not taking advantage of networking resources the university offers. This may be job fairs, guest speaker events, student groups/organizations, etc. The connections and relationships you can build from these events are invaluable.