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how to explain a late professional start, demotions, and more

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go… 1. How to explain my late professional start I’m what I think of as a professional late bloomer. I was “home-schooled” in a chaotic, dysfunctional home from first through twelfth grades by my mother, a woman who had never gone to college and who frequently struggled […]

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mental health days during Covid, talking about pumping in male-dominated office, and more

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go… 1. Believable excuses for mental health days during Covid This is an iteration on the ever-popular topic of what is/isn’t acceptable for “mental health days” (the colloquial usage, meaning “to prevent burn-out,” not for actual mental illness). I know from previous questions that you support the […]

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