happy endings

here is your happy ending for the week

Something nice to end the week with. A reader writes: This is not to ask a question but simply to thank you for giving me guidance and context to get out of a job that was terrible for me. There was a letter I came across about a new boss who was trying to get […]

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a salary negotiation success story

A reader writes: I wanted to send you a note to thank you for all of your excellent advice, some of which I’ve recently been able to put into practice. I’m a 27-year-old woman, and I recently negotiated my salary successfully for the first time. In my first job out of university, I accepted the […]

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update: my male coworker makes more money than I do

Remember the letter from the person whose new male coworker was making significantly more than her to do the same job? Here’s the update. The new coworker, Fergus, was legitimately the worst. I’m still cleaning up the mess three months later. New Manager continued being awful until I complained enough about Fergus to make him, y’know, manage […]

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update: how do I choose a career path?

Remember the letter-writer back in March who felt aimless and unsure about how to figure out a career path? Here’s the update. I know it’s been a while since my post was published, but I thought I’d give everyone an update about my life. First, thank you so much for your advice and for the […]

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