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are managers “deeply concerned” if you ask for feedback, I got in trouble for saying I didn’t want to be “a dick,” and more

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go… 1. Are managers “deeply concerned” if you ask for feedback? A while back, I took an advanced class in a topic I’d never studied, but still within my department. I mentioned this to the professor before committing. This was a small class (~10 students) and as […]

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do professional clothes need to be seasonally appropriate, how to tell coworkers I’m married, and more

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go… 1. Does professional attire need to be seasonally appropriate? My wife hosts college students for six-week programs that introduce them to a professional setting. Each student is graded on categories related to their field of study, but they are also graded on professional norms like teamwork […]

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