A Word of Advice: Need to Hire

Hi Kally, Everyone is lamenting how hard is to find a job in the economy these days. I have a different problem. I need to find a personal assistant for myself. As our company is small, we don’t have a dedicated HR person to do the hiring so I am on my own here. The…

A Word of Advice: Be my Customer?

Dear Kally, I’ve read your article last week on 10 steps to get my business and it makes sense to me in theory but not in my line of work. You see, I’m an insurance agent and the major part of my job is to hunt for potential leads and covert them into sales. I…

A Word of Advice: My manager won’t let me take leave

Hello Kally, Please allow me to introduce myself. My name is Jake A*. I am a tester at an electronic manufacturing company. There are many testers in my team but I am the only one who is the longest at my job. Three years ago, we had a new manager appointed to take over from…

A Word of Advice: Too much choices

Hi Kally, I’m Shannon here and I don’t know if I have a problem. I’m quite perplexed as I have not been put into this situation before. I have been an HR assistant in my current company for five years now, the pay has been pretty good and my boss is great however, for the…

A Word of Advice: I am forever stuck in my job

Dear Kally, I have felt cornered and suffocating in my role as a high school teacher ever since beginning of this year. I guess what causes the trigger was during last Christmas, I met up with some of my old school mates and saw how well they have done for themselves. Lisa* my best friend…

A Word of Advice: I don’t have time for myself

Hi Kally, I am an outbound engineer who seems to be always the first to arrive and the last to leave work. I have been struggling with my daily tasks ever since I joined this company. The problem is that we are very short handed and our manager not only manages our team but the inside…