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fantasy football offensiveness, asking about my boss’s personal situation, and more

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go… 1. Offensiveness in the fantasy football league I need to gauge if I’m overreacting. It’s fantasy football season, and as an HR professional I’m studiously ignoring the emails about joining “work” leagues (due to gambling being illegal). One of our new managers has joined this league […]

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coworkers keep hugging me, scales in our break room, and more

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go… 1. Is my workplace toxic or am I just inexperienced? I came into my first job excited and idealistic, believing everyone wanted to improve the company and work towards the same goal. I was given some warnings prior to starting that my position had high turnover, […]

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coworker refuses to talk to anyone because I asked him to stop calling us “young ladies,” I’m afraid my friend might get fired, and more

It’s five answers to five questions and a PSA. Here we go… 1. My coworker refuses to talk to anyone because I asked him to stop calling us “young ladies” I’ve had a coworker, someone who’s been working at the company for 15 years, call both me and another woman (the only two women in […]

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