Category: Work

The Jobs I’ve Had, The Work I’ve Done: Part 3 – The Transition Years

Welcome to another installment of the jobs I’ve had, the work I’ve done series.  This time we’ll cover the years that I slowly transitioned out of my professional video game audio career towards new avenues. This was a difficult period of time that was filled with lots of doubts, fears, changes, and… Read More

Will I Ever Be A Manager?

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

Do you need to give a two week notice?

Is It Necessary to Give a Two Week Notice When Leaving a Job?

It’s always been the tradition to provide a two week notice of resignation to employers when you are ready to leave your job. Sometimes employees may even be expected to give months of notice if they are in an especially critical role, such as a business executive or someone that has been… Read More

Warning Signs Your Company May Be Trying to Fire You

The Subtle Warning Signs Your Company May Be Trying to Fire You

Getting fired is rarely, if ever, a pleasant experience. Being suddenly separated from your employment is even more difficult because many times it can completely blindside you. Getting fired because of something obvious like a severe breach of policy, horrible conduct, or repeated mistakes does not happen as often as you may… Read More