Workplace Coach


Question:  I expect to be fired tomorrow. I work for a small company owned by a man and wife, both of whom are semi-retired. The husband returns from lunch smelling of alcohol and enjoys “checking” on the work my co-worker and I have accomplished. When he’s seriously drunk, I find this annoying. I admit I have an attitude about this and if I snap at him, I later apologize. The husband also… Read More

Question: I’ve been told to never to fire an employee on Friday, but always thought that was the best day to do it, so they could have the weekend to get over it before looking for a new job on Monday. Answer: Few “get over” being fired in two days. It’s a major blow. Instead, they have two whole days to consider what an “unfair idiot” their former boss was, how wronged… Read More