Whoa! Someone got truthed …


Ever work in an environment where the staff was afraid to speak their minds? I have. I didn’t last long. Boss thought she was the be-all, end-all of wisdom about journalism, and she really was not. She didn’t last long after I was given the heave-ho. Mainly  because she lacked the skill to do the kind of journalism that HER bosses had come to expect.

And, NO. I am not saying I’m the best journalist there is. Just that I was the best at this newspaper and I was junior to a lot of people who were at the highest level they would achieve.

My advice: NEVER take a job that you are over qualified for, unless your boss realizes he/she is hiring someone smarter than they are.

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