Looking for past posts? You can find posts from 2018 below, or find earlier years here:


April 2018

  • open thread – April 20-21, 2018
  • should I create an Instagram for my dog to make me stand out to interviewers, and more
  • company offered me a job, then yanked the offer, then re-listed the position
  • my employee is snarky and rude
  • bitterly fought office coffee wars: share your stories
  • I branched out at work and was criticized for it, boss wants me to follow up on everything with emails, and more
  • my employee helped a fired coworker get a job with her fiance and lied to me about it
  • what should a salary negotiation sound like?
  • can I show armpit hair at work?
  • employee overstepped with a coworker’s tragedy, boss told me to change my ringtone, and more
  • can I show annoyance with a terrible job offer that I don’t plan to take?
  • am I being ageist toward my older employee?
  • my boss won’t stop posting fake news and false memes on our company Facebook
  • my boss keeps trying to use my car, coworker says I need a makeover, and more
  • get a signed copy of the new Ask a Manager book
  • the power dynamics in job interviews will mess you up
  • how can I stop people from stealing my food in the office fridge?
  • misbehaving coworker doesn’t know I’m about to be his boss, communal microwave is on my desk, and more
  • weekend free-for-all – April 14-15, 2018
  • open thread – April 13-14, 2018
  • do good jobs ever leave room for outside artistic pursuits, coffee wars, and more
  • March 2018

    February 2018

    January 2018