updates

Here are updates from people who had their work questions answered here in the past. Find out what happened!

it’s your Friday good news … with updates

It’s your Friday good news — but this week it’s a little different. Here are four updates from people who shared good news here in the past. 1. The person with the new teaching job (#5 at the link) “I LOVE my job and could not be happier. My leadership team is amazing, my peers […]

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updates: the awful summer intern, the too-low salary, and more

Here are three updates from past letter-writers. 1. I have an awful summer intern, and I can’t fire him (first update here) Thanks so much for taking my original question! I wanted to reach out with a somewhat amusing update. I appreciated your, and the commenter’s, advice so much and I tried to be diligent […]

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update: my employer made me a counteroffer, then rescinded it

Remember the letter-writer whose employer made them a counteroffer but then rescinded it? Here’s the update. I wound up taking the job at LargeCorp. When I wrote you, it was the same day grandboss had revoked his commitment. The next day, when you published my letter, he told me I could stay, in a job […]

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update: should I mention I’m trans when interviewing?

Remember the letter-writer wondering whether to mention that they were trans when interviewing (#4 at the link)? Here’s the update. Thanks for publishing my letter, Alison. Indeed, I found the advice and comments interesting and helpful. I’d like to provide an update on how things went. I interviewed for a job doing much the same […]

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update: household employees keep ghosting me

Remember the letter-writer whose household employees kept ghosting her? Here’s the update. Hello! Things did _not_ get better, but maybe this can serve as a warning / dose of drama for your other readers? Like (I think) many parents with kids under 5 in a pandemic, we went through the winter “surge” by seeing no one […]

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updates: my coworker cried and called me militant, and more

Here are three updates from past letter-writers. 1. My coworker cried and called me militant Turns out Jane was only the tip of a very dysfunctional, toxic iceberg filled with bullies and handled really badly by upper management. (Thank you to everyone who gave me advice on first post, I really appreciated the different perspectives.) […]

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update: my boss will not physically acknowledge me in social settings

Remember the letter-writer whose boss would not physically acknowledge her in social settings? Here’s the update. Thank you for answering my question! It was so helpful and validating to know that yes, this was bizarre, as well as encouraging me to broach it with my boss. Because it didn’t affect our working relationship hugely, I […]

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