Category Archives: Dear Sylvia

Dear Sylvia: How Do I Negotiate a Compensation Package for a New Position?

For several months, we ran “Dear Sylvia” questions and answers on this blog. We just received another question and thought we would share it with you. You can send your business questions, in confidence, to dearsylvia@launchinglives.biz. Dear Sylvia, Do you … Continue reading

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Dear Sylvia:Our department lost an employee and we are drowning in overwhelm! Help!

Dear Sylvia, My company has cut back and our department lost one employee. Although my supervisor and other administrators know we cannot provide the same level of support and do everything that was done before, they still seem to be … Continue reading

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Dear Sylvia: I Suspect My Employee is Not Being Honest

Dear Sylvia, I have an employee who does strong work and shows enthusiasm for the job; however I believe this person is not being completely honest about the hours written on the timesheet when I’m not around. I have caught … Continue reading

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