Category: Peeves

Everyone needs a good old-fashioned hissy fit

I’m frustrated. I just tried signing up for an online course that I’ve been wanting to take for months. I got halfway through the sign-up process, and then I clicked the wrong button, indicating that I had already paid for

Following instructions counts! Part 2

Remember how important it is to follow instructions? I give you Deb Ng’s post on Chicken Soup for the Soul’s latest call for writers. Check out the comments. All 20 of them. (Only a select few are following directions.) Deb,

Flagging jobs?

What is up with the practice of flagging perfectly decent jobs on Craigslist? No, I’m not talking about the non-paying or ridiculous gigs; I’m talking about real jobs that are being flagged in order to “eliminate the competition.” Deb Ng

Following instructions counts!

If you apply for jobs online, this is a must-read. (Though I know this probably — hopefully? — doesn’t apply to my readers.) Following instructions counts. Yes, it certainly does, and it isn’t that difficult, really. Not only does it

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Oxford? Get a "McJob"!

I don’t know exactly what to make of this: Business leaders want to flip ‘McJob’ definition LONDON (AFP) – Business leaders gave their support on Thursday to a campaign by fast food giant McDonald’s to redefine the term “McJob” in

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