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I had a great interview but didn’t get the job — what happened?
A reader writes: A few weeks ago I had what seemed to be a terrific interview for a dream position.
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what’s the etiquette for taking vacation time?
With people bursting to take post-vaccination vacations this summer, what’s the protocol for taking time off from your job? This
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my employee is overwhelmingly emotionally needy
A reader writes: I am a department head for a medium-sized nonprofit. I have eight direct reports and I report
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CEO wants staff to buy his wife’s book, junior assistant keeps calling me “hun,” and more
It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go… 1. CEO is pressuring staff to buy his wife’s book I
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don’t do this
pictured: a LinkedIn message describing the writer’s college-aged daughter’s educational background and interest in law school, noting she will be
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my coworker’s constant emails make me less productive
A reader writes: I have a coworker who sends daily emails (often more than once a day) reminding me to
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student employee keeps venting on social media about a work decision
A reader writes: Something happened a couple of years ago that I’d like to get your take on. I work
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I manage the CEO’s horrible nephew, quitting a job I love over money, and more
It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go… 1. I manage the CEO’s nephew and he’s horrible I’m a
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here’s an example of a cover letter that will make you a stronger candidate
I frequently get asked for examples of good cover letters, and a reader recently sent me a good one that
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