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what to do if your boss finds out you called him a moron

I’m off for the holiday so there are no more posts coming today, but here are some random things: 1. I talked to the Boston Globe last week about what to do if your boss finds out you called him a moron. (Warning: this is politically-themed.) 2. Brit + Co. compiled a list of their […]

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when should I follow up after a job interview?

A reader writes: I’m in education and transferring to a new state, Pennsylvania to Virginia. I’ve had five interviews that I have not heard any response from. One of the interviews was a dud and I knew I was not their candidate. However, the others were great from my view, and I felt like a […]

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my spouse and I want to be a cam couple

A reader writes: My husband and I are 30 years old and last year we made $70,000 together (his wage about $20,000 and my salary about $50,000). We are working class folk who clawed our way to this earning power (he supported me for six years and I obtained my BS and MSW, and finally […]

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let’s talk about advice columns

If you find advice columns interesting, this post is for you. Elyse Vigiletti is a researcher whose specialization includes print culture, with a side interest in the history of advice columns. She and I talked advice columns and advice columnists. Here’s our conversation. Alison: So we are both interested in the cultural role of advice columns, and […]

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