ask the readers

Looking for crowdsourced wisdom? Here are reader discussions about life at work.

how is your manager or company supporting you right now?

It’s the Thursday “ask the readers” post. A reader writes: I’d love a post on the best things people’s managers/companies are doing right now to support them during this period. I think we’re all trying to figure this out as we go along, and it would be great to hear what’s working really well for […]

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how to successfully manage mental illness at work

It’s the Thursday “ask the readers” question. A reader writes: This past month, I’ve been experiencing a flare up of chronic mental illnesses (predominantly PTSD/associated anxiety and an eating disorder). I’ve been managing relatively well, all things considered, but it would really help to hear from folks who have successfully managed mental illness at work. […]

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how is your office responding to coronavirus?

How is your company responding to coronavirus? Let’s discuss in the comments. And some useful info: the CDC’s guidance to employers legal advice for employers crowd-sourced info from 250+ companies about how they’re handling the virus (super helpful) Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft tell Seattle-area employees to work from home New York Times: ‘No One Has […]

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ask the readers: how can we help gender transitions at work go well?

It’s the Thursday “ask the readers” question. A reader writes: I’m a leader in my company’s LGBT employee group, and we are working on a set of Gender Transition Guidelines to be used by transgender employees who transition while at our company, as well as their managers, coworkers, and HR to ensure a positive experience. […]

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