Category: Management

Working Together vs. Working Alone - What's More Effective? 14

Working Together or Working Alone – What’s More Effective?

Teams, group projects, people putting their heads together to work on the same tasks or responsibilities. The practice of working together is something companies sure like to talk about a lot.  They brag about how much they foster teamwork, collaboration, and togetherness, but how many are actually practicing what they preach? Not many!… Read More

Will I Ever Be A Manager? 10

Ask Mr. Happy Work: Will I Ever Get to be a Manager?

Welcome to the first ever edition of “Ask Mr. Happy Work”, where you send me your questions about work, careers, education, life, (or really whatever), and I answer them! Advancement at work can be hard. It’s even more frustrating when you feel like you’re an awesome fit for that that higher level… Read More

The Pain of Hiring Tests, and ways to make them better! 2

The Pain of Hiring Tests

Considering that I used to work in a creative/development field, I had become accustomed to having to do some type of “hiring test” during the application process.  They are a fairly common practice for many fields. The test usually consists of some task the employer gives you to do that showcases your… Read More

A Guide About Great Company Policy 2

The Qualities of Great Company Policy

Company policies are the rules and regulations that make up the fabric of your work’s environment. It provides structure to the workplace, outlines best practices, and defines expectations in both the smallest and biggest of companies. Sometimes this policy is an essential part of complying with rules and regulations imposed upon the… Read More