The world is changing at a rapid pace. The pandemic shook up the way we do business, our work routines, and how we think about our lives. Add war, inflation, political unrest, and climate change, and you’ve got a lot of uncertainty. In this episode of My Crazy Office, Kathi and Katherine offer concrete ways to manage uncertainty on the job and in general.
It’s not enough to hire someone with the right skill set. You want to hire the right personality — for your company and the job. In this My Crazy Office episode, Kathi and Katherine discuss why personality, in the form of work ethic, professional behavior, and interpersonal skills, is what employers really pay for.
Kathi and Katherine talk about the Great Resignation on this week’s episode of the My Crazy Office podcast.
First we give advice to someone who hasn’t resigned yet, but knows it’s time and is having difficulty staying focused at work.
Then we consider what managers can do to keep their staff engaged if they sense that the employees are checked out.
Kathi and Katherine talk about unrealistic expectations on this week’s episode of the My Crazy Office podcast.
First we give advice to someone whose boss makes promises to clients that cause his staff to overwork themselves.
Then we examine what a manager should do if they keep taking on demanding projects to keep the staff employed.
Kathi and Katherine talk about a rejected help on this week’s episode of the My Crazy Office podcast.
First we give advice to someone who was recently hired to assist a busy executive and the executive refuses to share the work and be helped.
Then we discuss what managers can do if the person they bring in to help their busiest employee, gets rejected.
Kathi and Katherine talk about hybrid work life on this week’s My Crazy Office Overtime show.
What are some tricks for managing a hybrid work life?
Listen to this week’s podcast here.
Kathi and Katherine talk about a disappointing new job on this week’s episode of the My Crazy Office podcast.
First we give advice to someone who thought their new job would bring exciting projects, working for someone they respect, only to be disappointed.
Then we discuss why certain managers believe that every new hire should pay their dues.