Amazon begins cutting 18,000 workers in its biggest layoffs ever

by Daniella Genovese/Fox Business Amazon’s workforce reduction – the largest in its history – will begin Wednesday. Earlier this month, Amazon CEO Andy Jassy told employees in a blog post that the company was laying off about 18,000 people as it seeks to cut costs and would begin contacting impacted employees on Jan. 18. “Amazon has weatheredContinue reading “Amazon begins cutting 18,000 workers in its biggest layoffs ever”

Mental Health Mondays: 6 Basic Rules to Follow if You Want to Avoid Being the Co-worker Everyone Dislikes.

Ugh, you know who I always feel bad for in any office? That co-worker who can make a room go silent just by walking in. OK, that’s an exaggeration. But you know the person I’m talking about: the awkward colleague no one wants to spend any more time around than necessary. What’s worse, he or she neverContinue reading “Mental Health Mondays: 6 Basic Rules to Follow if You Want to Avoid Being the Co-worker Everyone Dislikes.”

What do you say when asking for a raise? One expert guides you through the conversation.

by Anna Kaufman Asking for a raise can be tough. Even tougher now that the US economy is struggling to rebound after a years-long pandemic and the war in Ukraine which has disrupted the price of everything from grain to fuel. As the job market cools, some employees are asking: Can I still ask for a raise when given more responsibility? How about asking forContinue reading “What do you say when asking for a raise? One expert guides you through the conversation.”

Book Review Tuesdays: Unlocked: How Empowered Women Empower Women by Jane Finette.

Unlocked: How Empowered Women Empower Women by Jane Finette My rating: 3 of 5 stars This one was a book that I read for work. We have a few book clubs at the office. I felt like this book does a lot of repeating of the other books that are in the same genre/category. ThereContinue reading “Book Review Tuesdays: Unlocked: How Empowered Women Empower Women by Jane Finette.”