weekend open thread – September 19-20, 2020
This comment section is open for any non-work-related discussion you’d like to have with other readers, by popular demand. Here are theRead more.
open thread – September 18-19, 2020
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not feeling the Hogwarts spirit, who pays for coffee, and more
It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go… 1. I don’t want to work at a Hogwarts event IRead more.
should I avoid softening my emails with qualifying language?
A reader writes: I am curious about your thoughts on using qualifiers (“I think,” “I believe,” “it seems to me,”Read more.
my employee disagrees with his performance evaluation
A reader writes: I am in the process of doing an annual evaluation for one of my employees, I’ll callRead more.
I get emotional when customers yell at me
It’s the Thursday “ask the readers” question. A reader writes: I recently got promoted to assistant manager at an apartmentRead more.
correcting your boss’s grammar, coaching a peer, and more
It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go… 1. Correcting my boss’s grammar One of my pet peeves isRead more.
how do I quit when my boss won’t speak to me?
A reader writes: Let me preface this by saying, I love my job and I adore my coworkers. My bossRead more.
how to set boundaries with a very chatty coworker
A reader writes: I work with a dedicated and conscientious person. We have the same title and role and interactRead more.