updates

updates: the loud neighbor, the pyramid scheme, and more

It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Here are four updates from past letter-writers. 1. My neighbor plays loud porn while I’m on work calls I didn’t have a good way of communicating with the […]

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updates: the muting, the pregnancy announcement, and more

It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Here are three updates from past letter-writers. 1. Shouldn’t we mute ourselves during group calls? I no longer mute myself in calls with my boss and our small […]

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update: I got a windfall — how much time off should I take?

It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Remember the letter-writer who came into money and was burned out and wondering how much time off to take? Here’s the update. I followed your advice to think about […]

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update: HR questioned me for hours about a sex injury

It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. We have so many updates this year that I’m going to be posting six to seven times a day for the next several weeks — so keep checking […]

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updates: not being the boss, the commute anxiety, and more

It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Here are five updates from past letter-writers. 1. How do I adjust to not being the boss anymore? I took to heart what you and the commenters said […]

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update: my employee warned me he has a problem with authority

It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Remember the letter-writer whose employee warned her on her first day that he “has a problem with authority”? Here’s the update. I wish I had started reading AAM […]

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update: interviewer badmouthed me to my references because I didn’t want to “harness the power of QAnon”

It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Remember the letter-writer whose interviewer called up her references to badmouth her because she didn’t want to “harness the power of QAnon”? Here’s the update. I so appreciate […]

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update: my coworker refuses to wear a mask

It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. We have so many updates this year that I’m going to be posting six to seven times a day for the next several weeks — so keep checking […]

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update: is “secretary” a demeaning title?

It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Remember the letter-writer wondering if “secretary” is a demeaning title? Here’s the update. As of this week I’ve completely moved away from the title and am now called […]

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