ask the readers

how can I help a job-searching friend who can’t catch a break?

It’s the Thursday “ask the readers” question. A reader writes: My small, very tight-knit group of friends and I are all suddenly finding ourselves in an exciting season of job transitions and moves … except for one (let’s call him Ross). Over the last several years, Ross worked in a really challenging field/environment while finishing […]

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share your salary negotiation success stories

In response to last week’s salary negotiation success story, people asked for more salary success stories. So: In the comments, share your stories of successfully asking for and getting more money, either as part of a job offer or when asking for a raise. Be as specific as possible — what did you say, how […]

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I’m polyamorous — should I be out at work?

It’s the Thursday “ask the readers” question. A reader writes: I’ve been going back and forth with a pretty weird problem, and someone suggested your blog as a good place to go for advice (I’m so happy I discovered it, by the way!). Here’s what’s going on…. I am a woman in my late 20s […]

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