radio/podcasts

when your coworker is driving you nuts

I was on public radio’s Marketplace this weekend, talking about quitting your job, including: how to deal with noise in an open office space how to deal with a coworker whose chronic cough is driving you crazy is there a magic solution where you can get your coworker to stop doing an annoying thing without […]

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how to quit your job without burning bridges

I was on public radio’s Marketplace this weekend, talking about quitting your job, including: how to quit without burning bridges how much notice to give what to do if your office keeps contacting you with questions after you leave quitting on the spot if your employer revokes your vacation time at the last minute and more […]

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is it okay to microwave fish in the office kitchen?

I was on public radio’s Marketplace this weekend, talking about food in the office, including: is it okay to microwave fish in the office kitchen? people who raid your candy dish cleaning out the office fridge potluck moochers and more The segment is 8-1/2 minutes and you can listen here:

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here’s me talking about the ghosting ex

I went on the Pop Tea podcast to talk about the ghosting ex, the guy who pooped in the potted plant, phone anxiety, and much more. It’s episode 10 here. My segment starts at 46:35 and lasts for about 40 minutes. (The hosts of this are really funny!) I also discussed the ghosting ex on the Why […]

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I answered more questions on the radio this weekend

I was on public radio’s Marketplace Weekend again this weekend, taking more questions from listeners about job searching. (This was a bonus round because we got so many questions from people the week before!) We talked about: what to do if you’re overqualified advice to someone who’s applied for 700 jobs and isn’t having any luck […]

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my interview on Marketplace about how to job search

I was on public radio’s Marketplace Weekend this weekend, talking about job searching, including: how job searching has changed in recent years computerized resume screening (it’s not what you think!) your parents’ advice to pound the pavement and show gumption if there’s anywhere where walking in to apply in person still works how to answer […]

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me talking about bringing kids to work (and dogs too)

Quartz did a profile on Ask a Manager over the weekend, which you can read here. Second, I was on public radio’s Marketplace this weekend, talking about whether it’s okay to bring your kids to work and how to minimize the impact if you do. We also talked a bit about bringing dogs to work, […]

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me, talking about hugging at work (Wall St. Journal) and job interviews (Marketplace)

I’m quoted in this Wall St. Journal piece, talking about hugging at work. My advice: “Huggers feel they’re really good at judging when someone wants a hug, but based on what the nonhuggers are saying, they’re wrong about that.” And this weekend, I was on public radio’s Marketplace, talking about job interviews. My segment starts at 6:11.

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me, talking about favorite past letters and more

If you like advice columns, I think you will like Hannah and Matt Know It All, a very fun podcast where Hannah and Matt re-answer questions from other advice columns and field new questions too. I joined them for this week’s episode, where we talked about: some of my favorite Ask a Manager letters, including the person […]

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