updates

4 updates from letter-writers

Here are four updates from people who had their letters published here recently. 1. Student worker’s inappropriate use of group texting (#2 at the link) I talked to my student manager about the situation and we decided to observe the tour guide during the big event we had the next weekend. She was a model […]

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update: I had a fling with my new boss’s then-husband

Remember the letter-writer who’d had a one-night fling with her new boss’s then-husband? Here’s the update. I ended up quitting rather than working for her. I appreciated your response and all of the kind responses in the comments, but there was no way I could work for her when the company had clearly sided with right […]

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update: when is it time to admit that you can’t do a job?

Remember last week’s letter from the person who was concerned she was in a job that she just wasn’t experienced enough for? Here’s the update. (Also, a note on the timeline — her original letter to me was from November, so some serious time passed between when she wrote it and when I answered it.) […]

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update: I accidentally insulted my boss’s daughter

Remember the letter a few weeks ago from someone who, uh, ended up calling her boss’s daughter a whore? Here’s the update. Thank you so much for your compassionate response, and to your commenters for their objective input. I am happy to report a relatively good outcome. There may have been only one or two commenters […]

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update on the bird phobia letter and the employee who won’t come back unless her coworker is fired

Remember the letter from the person dealing with a bird-phobic employee who pushed another employee in his effort to get away from a bird in the parking lot? The second employee was seriously injured and was refusing to come back unless the first employee was fired. Here’s the update. There was a police investigation because Liz […]

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three updates from letter-writers

Here are updates from three people who had their letters answered here. 1. Answering a painful question from new coworkers (#2 at the link) I’m the person who wrote in asking how to handle it when co-workers at my new job ask about children after losing one of my children. First I’d like to say thank […]

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