advice about your coworkers

Need advice about your coworkers? Here are answers to questions from dealing with a coworker who sings all day, to interrupters, to credit-stealers, and much more.

my coworker treats me like I’m their boss

A reader writes: I’ve got a question that I’ve encountered in reverse a few times but never in this direction: I have a coworker who treats me like their boss. “Alex” is constantly asking me for approval on projects that I not only don’t have the power to approve or disapprove but am often not […]

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my coworker is a Zoom pest

A reader writes: I am struggling with a colleague and hope you can help me. “Gina” and I work closely together as part of a small sub-team within a larger team, and I have no problems with the professional side of our relationship. My problem is that she is becoming really overly familiar and takes […]

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I’m a member of The Satanic Temple and got outed at work

A reader writes: I’m a member of The Satanic Temple. That information got out at work and now things are unpleasant and awkward. I became a passionate patients’ rights advocate when a family member almost died after they were denied emergency medical treatment on religious grounds. The unexpected delay in care almost cost my family […]

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