You’re Not Getting Away With It, You Know

Hey, boys and girls, it’s that time again, for another episode of Mama AnnMaria’s Guide on How not to Get Your Sorry Ass Fired. Lately, I’ve run into a few people who think they are

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Hey, boys and girls, it’s that time again, for another episode of Mama AnnMaria’s Guide on How not to Get Your Sorry Ass Fired. Lately, I’ve run into a few people who think they are

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Other people’s stuff: How not to get your sorry ass fired, part 6

It’s after midnight and officially the weekend so it’s time for the sixth installment of Mama AnnMaria’s Guide to Not Getting Your Sorry Ass Fired. Click here for all of my advice on getting fired and

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It’s after midnight and officially the weekend so it’s time for the sixth installment of Mama AnnMaria’s Guide to Not Getting Your Sorry Ass Fired. Click here for all of my advice on getting fired and

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Quitting Doesn’t Have to Be Final

Seven years ago, when I founded The Julia Group, I submitted a grant proposal to develop an online algebra course. After 18 years of writing grant proposals for universities, tribal councils and other organizations, I

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Seven years ago, when I founded The Julia Group, I submitted a grant proposal to develop an online algebra course. After 18 years of writing grant proposals for universities, tribal councils and other organizations, I

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How Not to Get Fired from a Software Team

I’m really busy here in Brazil. Honest. You think I am sitting here like this: But really, it’s like this: Still, I have taken time away to explain to you how not to get your

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I’m really busy here in Brazil. Honest. You think I am sitting here like this: But really, it’s like this: Still, I have taken time away to explain to you how not to get your

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What is a fair rate of pay?

The heroine in Labyrinth (fun movie, by the way) complains , “That’s not fair!” and the Goblin King responds, “You say that so often. I wonder what your standard of comparison is.” Sunday evening and

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The heroine in Labyrinth (fun movie, by the way) complains , “That’s not fair!” and the Goblin King responds, “You say that so often. I wonder what your standard of comparison is.” Sunday evening and

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How Not to Get Your Sorry Ass Fired: Part 4

As you have no doubt brilliantly deduced from the title, this is installment number four in Mama AnnMaria’s Guide on How Not to Get Your Sorry Ass Fired. Do the work you are assigned to

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As you have no doubt brilliantly deduced from the title, this is installment number four in Mama AnnMaria’s Guide on How Not to Get Your Sorry Ass Fired. Do the work you are assigned to

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How Not to Get Your Ass Fired: Part 3

It has been a while since I wrote on this topic, which, as I explained initially, was going to be a blog category called “Mama AnnMaria’s Advice on Not Getting Your Ass Fired” but it

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It has been a while since I wrote on this topic, which, as I explained initially, was going to be a blog category called “Mama AnnMaria’s Advice on Not Getting Your Ass Fired” but it

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How not to get your ass fired: Part 2

As you have no doubt cleverly deduced from the title, this is the second installment in my series, “Mama AnnMaria’s Advice on How Not to Get Your Ass Fired.” In Part 1, I explained why employees

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As you have no doubt cleverly deduced from the title, this is the second installment in my series, “Mama AnnMaria’s Advice on How Not to Get Your Ass Fired.” In Part 1, I explained why employees

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How not to get your ass fired: Part 1

I was going to call this new category for my blog “Mama AnnMaria’s advice on not getting your ass fired”  but it turned out to be too long to fit in the box. It may

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I was going to call this new category for my blog “Mama AnnMaria’s advice on not getting your ass fired”  but it turned out to be too long to fit in the box. It may

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