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don’t drunkenly email your boss this St. Patrick’s Day

In preparation for St. Patrick’s day … a reader writes: Back in 2010, I sent the most horrifying email to my boss (by accident!) and I thought you might get a kick out of it. For context, there was a St. Patrick’s Day parade that a group of friends and I attended for several years. […]

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most popular posts of 2018

Here are the posts that interested people the most this year, via two lists: the most commented on posts and the most viewed posts. Most commented on posts of 2018: (doesn’t include open threads or “ask the readers” posts, which otherwise would hold many of the top 10 places) 10. Coworker was fired for a […]

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my favorite posts of 2018

Here are my favorite posts of 2018, in no particular order: 1. I delay writing back to people and then never do it Because so many people struggle with shame over this and don’t need to. 2. I’m hypersensitive to criticism — how do I fix this? Because we can get wired in weird ways early […]

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the worst boss of 2018 is…

We have a winner! 15,279 votes are in, and the worst boss of the year is the boss who was dating the employee’s dad and wanted them to all go to couples therapy together – with 31% of the vote. The five runners-up, who managed to be pretty terrible themselves: the boss who called an […]

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vote for the worst boss of 2018

It’s time to vote on the worst boss of the year! We’ll crown the worst boss of the year later this week, based on your votes … so please vote below. (Voting ends at 11:59 p.m. EST Wednesday night.) Who was the worst boss of 2018?

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