Articles by Jodi Wellman

Ask A Coach: My “Guaranteed” Job Disappeared

I’ve been working at the same company for four years part-time while completing a graduate program with the expectation that after I graduated the company would hire me full-time. My manager just off-handedly (and pretty dismissively) let me know that they don’t have any full-time positions. Should I address it directly? Start looking elsewhere? Did I waste all this time for nothing?

Sincerely,
Peeved in Portland

 

Try Not To Ruin The Longest Day Of The Year

June 21st is the longest day of the year, which means we can either savor or squander the extra two seconds of daylight bestowed upon us by the people who made up astronomy. (And I am being exact here: Chicago, ...

The Joy Of Inheriting Lousy Team Members

There are few things worse as the incumbent leader of a team than inheriting crappy team members because the leader before you had no spine. However you’ve found yourself in charge of people—whether you’ve gotten promoted or transferred within your ...