This was a pretty good article on Lifehacker. While it takes a pretty mercenary view of the employer / employee relationship much of it is true.
The days of life long employment are gone and with most (not all) companies looking out for their bottom line first it’s inevitable that employees are going to reciprocate.
Marginal gains – process improvement on the cheap
Lifehacker is one of my favourite blogs. This posting was a great article on making small gains instead of concentrating on a single large gain. If you can save 5 minutes a day – every working day of the year that adds up to about 20 hours. That’s half a week that you can do something else with.