You’ve Completely Blown Your First Assignment at a New Job: What’s Next?

Editor's Note: Today's blog comes from guest blogger Low-T Pete, one of the least masculine and inspiring men in Corporate America today. To guest blog for the site, email a sample to workretiredie@gmail.com. We all reach this moment: First two weeks at a new job and training is complete – time to start “adding value,” … Continue reading You’ve Completely Blown Your First Assignment at a New Job: What’s Next?

Scariest Work Moments: A Power Ranking

In honor of Halloween and the country potentially descending into chaos for a few weeks as we figure out the election, it’s time to talk about the topic on everyone’s mind - fear. The 'spooks' or 'tummy turners' if you will. And what place is scarier than Corporate America a labyrinth of Excel sheets, meetings about … Continue reading Scariest Work Moments: A Power Ranking

Work Retire Mailbag Vol. 4: Ending Calls, Squeaky Office Chairs and Work Life Balance

Every month or so, we’ll be answering your questions about work, life and balance. Thank you to all who submitted questions, and for everyone else, be sure to email workretiredie@gmail.com to have yours answered in the next version.  And don’t forget to subscribe to the weekly newsletter, where answers will be posted first. Check out last … Continue reading Work Retire Mailbag Vol. 4: Ending Calls, Squeaky Office Chairs and Work Life Balance

Yes, We Can Tell That You’re Having a Separate Conversation in The Video Meeting

Consider this a PSA.  I don’t know who you think you’re fooling, but yes, we can 100% tell that you and your little work friend are messaging each other during this Zoom meeting. How could we possibly know? How did we crack this impossible code without the help of professional detective services, you ask? Oh, … Continue reading Yes, We Can Tell That You’re Having a Separate Conversation in The Video Meeting

Power Moves to Pull While Working Remote

The ultimate dream in Corporate America (and life) is to avoid work and responsibility while advancing in your career. One of the best ways to fly up the ladder is by executing a series of poorly disguised political maneuvers known as 'power moves.' These help you create a persona so intimidating that no one will … Continue reading Power Moves to Pull While Working Remote

The 2018 Office Worker Draft – Full Recap

*Editor's Note: I am sort of excited to announce our latest guest writer: Global Intern.  This young man provides a fresh new voice as our first recent college grad and only Sagittarius writer. Also, he is my younger brother. Don't get your hopes up though- there's a reason he is not named "Content Prince." Much … Continue reading The 2018 Office Worker Draft – Full Recap

I Used to Be Pathetic Like You and Then I Got a Standing Desk

Hello down there. It may be hard to believe, as I stand here with my powerful 2 legs and full head of hair, but I used to be just like you. Weak. Lonely. Seated. Many in my community refer to your kind as "Sitters," but I'll refrain from that kind of derogatory hate-speak. Why the empathy? … Continue reading I Used to Be Pathetic Like You and Then I Got a Standing Desk