Emily Bennington

Emily Bennington
Is There a Right Way to Fire Someone?

Is There a Right Way to Fire Someone?

I recently became COO at my firm, which is exciting. But my job now includes HR, and my boss wants to fire an underperforming employee who has small children. I’ve never worked in HR before, and I&rsquo…

How Do I Get More Respect?

How Do I Get More Respect?

I’ve been a manager for about two years, and I have a subordinate who has no respect for my position whatsoever. When he disagrees with my decisions, he gives me the silent treatment and has even gone over…

How Do I Find My True Calling?

How Do I Find My True Calling?

I have been out of college for six years now and have held several jobs during and after my studies. Although I’m gainfully employed, I don't feel fulfilled or even as if I am doing the…

How do I find a mentor?

How do I find a mentor?

Welcome to our new “Coach Me” series. Each week, our resident life and career coaches will answer questions from readers. To submit yours, send an email to [email protected]

I graduated from college more than five…

Having It All Doesn’t Mean Doing It All

Having It All Doesn’t Mean Doing It All

Let’s get one thing straight right away: If you choose to have a family, the notion that this is an “all or nothing” career decision is ludicrous at best – sinister at worst.

That said, it does require sacrifices. There…