Category Archives: When Work Sucks

Working in Singapore: Things I Miss & Things I Don’t

This post was motivated by the fact that people close to me are utterly miserable at work. I wanted to write a post to commiserate, because I have been there and am glad I’m out. {Image: The Pretty Life} I … Continue reading

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Really Bad Boss: A Place Where Employees Strike Back

What an affirmation! Thank you. My plea and rant about wishing that toxic workplaces came with a warning was featured on this fantastic website ‘Really Bad Boss’ and I am so grateful. Usually when I complain about work I feel … Continue reading

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Sigh, If Only Toxic Workplaces Came With a Warning

{Image: Transforming Management} I just feel so tired these days. Do we really lose our energy levels as we get older. I just hate to confirm that stereotype, but it’s turning out to be true. My energy started waning from … Continue reading

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Modern Family Stars Speak Out Against Bullying

Bullies are the worst. I should know. I was bullied when I was in primary school by a mean girl and it made me sick to my stomach with fear when I had to go to school. I was not … Continue reading

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Great Quotes From the Wall Street Movies

I just watched the original Wall Street after watching the new one Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, in the theatre.  I never knew the 80’s could look so dated and cheesy.  What struck me about the original movie were the … Continue reading

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Why Work Sucks Today

Since the Millenium I have noticed society changing.  The change for the worse seemed abrupt to me, especially at work, where the office once a place to fulfill your vocation and do an honest’s day’s work, became a place filled … Continue reading

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Workplace Bullying Can Be Worse than Sexual Harassment

Unfortunately, I can tell you from personal experience, that this is indeed true: 1. Workplace Bullying is not defined clearly the way Sexual Harassment is. There is a law protecting you if you are sexually harassed, but with workplace bullying … Continue reading

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Angel Bosses and Coworkers

I’ve had my share of wonderful bosses and angelic coworkers. This was way back in the 90’s and early 2000 when people were decent. Sometimes I can’t help but think I was thoroughly spoilt by them and that’s why when … Continue reading

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Unreasonable Demands at Work

These are some unreasonable demands at work which a friend H shared with me: 1. Getting a work email on Friday night and expecting the completed work by Monday. (you’re indirectly expected to work on the weekends) 2. Getting a … Continue reading

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Slow Down Now

I came across this fabulous website that I need to share. It’s The International Institute of Not Doing Much. I am comforted that they call out multitasking for what it is – a moral weakness. All this is done tongue … Continue reading

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