Edward Lui

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Should I Quit -- Or Wait For Them To Fire Me?

Dear Liz,<p>I quit my job in November and took a few weeks off around the end of the year.<p>I loved that job for the first two years but then they fired my boss and everything went downhill immediately. I stuck it out for another six months before quitting the job three months ago.<p>I think I took my next …

What's The Fastest Route To A $250K Job?

Dear Liz,<p>I’m going to graduate with my MBA in June. I’m not sure exactly what I want to do with my life yet, but I know I want to make a bunch of money fast. I want to invest in real estate. Most of the jobs that employers are coming to our campus to interview us for are jobs that pay $85 – $120K.<p>I …

Employment

I'd Rather Not Fire Jennifer -- But What's My Alternative?

Dear Liz,<p>I manage a sales team. There are eleven members of the team. It’s a great group. Recently we had a pretty big problem, though.<p>“Jennifer” is one of my top salespeople. She’s great at her job but tough to manage because she is very upfront about her feelings. Jennifer is not the type of …

Three Valuable Lessons I Learned From My Top-Performing Millennial Employees

I’ve written extensively about the role of Millennials in the workplace, and how I believe they’re flattening the traditional performance curve. <br>As a borderline Millennial myself, I’ve been critical of my generation’s general lack of EQ in the workplace and sense of entitlement. However, this is by …

Leadership

How Important Is Empathy To Successful Management?

Very important, according to one solid study on the topic.<p>The research, from DDI, found that empathy (the ability to understand and share the feelings of another) is a “critical driver of overall performance” for management.<p>In the study, “listening and responding with empathy” was highly correlated …

The Only Good Reason To Take A Pay Cut

Dear Liz,<p>My last job was a two-year contract that went extremely well. I knew the project was going to end on 12/31/17 so I had time to prepare.<p>I started job-hunting in early January.<p>I had two excellent job interviews two weeks ago. One of them was a job that I heard about from the director of the …

Employment

Here's The Real Reason You Didn't Get The Job

Dear Liz,<p>I interviewed four times for a job.<p>After all that, I didn’t get the job.<p>It wasn’t one of those situations where they picked my brain and then didn’t end up hiring anybody.<p>They did pick my brain (and I definitely gave away too much free consulting, but I’m slowly learning to keep my mouth …

I Like My Job -- But The Pay Is Terrible

Dear Liz,<p>I’m a Marketing Manager.<p>I was underpaid at my job when I started here in 2014, but my pay level relative to the market has gotten much worse since then.<p>My skills keep improving and as I learn more (by teaching myself) I become more andmore valuable. My LinkedIn profile is up to date and …

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Take Complete Care of Your Cast Iron with This Video Guide

Good cast-iron cookware will last you a lifetime, if you take good care of it. We've shown you how to clean, how to season, and the best oils to use, …

Perfectly Pack T-Shirts with the Six-Inch Military Roll

Rolling your t-shirts makes them space-efficient and prevents wrinkles when you are packing, and there’s no better way to fold them than a military …

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