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Ask a Manager in the media! Here are articles and shows featuring Ask a Manager’s advice on workplace life.

Ask a Manager in the media

Here’s some coverage of Ask a Manager in the media recently: I talked with Bloomberg about the rocky start to the new New York City law requiring pay transparency in job ads — and told them that some employers’ attitudes toward the new law seem like “a deliberate f-you to the law, and thus to […]

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Ask a Manager in the media

Here’s some coverage of Ask a Manager in the media recently: I talked with The Guardian about the new rules of the office, including dealing with office chairs; burping, farting, yawning, or sneezing during meetings; and asking to work flexible hours. I talked with Cosmopolitan about how to deal with job rejection. Marketplace referenced an […]

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Ask a Manager in the media

Here’s some coverage of Ask a Manager in the media recently: I talked to Vogue about complaining at work. Salon featured Ask a Manager in an article about office lunch thefts. I talked to Popsugar about the bad workplace behavior on Selling Sunset. I talked to Lizzie O’Leary about how to know if you’re paying […]

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disgusting shared fridges, loud talkers, and other things we haven’t missed about the office

I’ve mentioned here before that my mail changed drastically when the pandemic started, and stayed changed until very recently. I normally receive loads of letters about all the ways that working with other people can be annoying — whether it’s the coworker who takes all his phone calls on speaker phone to the reliably disgusting […]

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Ask a Manager in the media

Here’s some coverage of Ask a Manager in the media recently: I talked to Slate about the problems with work activities centered around drinking. I talked to the Washington Post about dating at work. I talked to Kiplinger about how to push your company to allow you to stay remote. I talked to Nerd Wallet […]

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Ask a Manager in the media

Here’s some coverage of Ask a Manager in the media recently: I talked to the New York Times about crying at work. I talked to PBS about how what people want from work has shifted in the past year. I talked to Vox about pressure to have been productive during the pandemic. I talked to […]

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Ask a Manager in the media

Here’s some coverage of Ask a Manager in the media recently: I talked to the New York Times about keeping boundaries between your work life and your personal life. I talked to Today about how the definition of “looking professional” has changed. (This one is old and I forgot to post it earlier.) I talked […]

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nude spouses and no muting: when video calls go wrong

With so many people working from home now, lots of us are spending our days on more conference calls and video calls than ever before — and it’s pretty evident that we don’t have the etiquette mastered. I recorded a piece for the BBC about the many conference call and video call mishaps and misjudgments […]

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Ask a Manager in the media

Here’s some coverage of Ask a Manager in the media recently: I talked to the New York Times about how to help someone who’s lost their job. I talked to Cosmopolitan about taking vacations during Covid. The Washington Post referenced Ask a Manager in an article about library staffs being forced to provide child care […]

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