I work for a huge tech firm. You’ve heard of it. It’s always in the news. When I first got the job I thought I was on my way up the ladder to success. I though the attitude in Silicon Valley was going to be different than more conservative industries I’d worked for in the past.
Maybe it was just bad luck, but my boss is a totally empty shell of a person. ... MORE
I’m in digital marketing. I work with clients to help them target their audience and compete in their marketspace. I wrote a really basic primer about what I do to introduce new clients to my process. I spend endless hours explaining and reexplaining basic concepts and best practices. I totally hand hold them all through every step and they pay me a lot for it.
None ... MORE
Every day I go to work and act like I know what I’m doing. I guess I’m pretty good at faking it because people seem to think I’m pretty good at my job. But half the time people ask me questions I have to look up the answer on Google. And sometimes I even get cocky like I’m good at what I do, but other than just getting stuff done on time, I’m really ... MORE
The receptionist brought in a big, homemade cranberry almond cake today. I ate three giant hunks and didn’t leave enough for my boss, who habitually comes in late. I also stuck my finger in the dish to get at the extra cream cheese frosting.