updates

update: we’re being re-hired for work that doesn’t exist

Remember the letter-writer whose employer — a theater — had laid everyone off but then re-hired them when they got a federal pandemic loan, and she was worried they’d just be laid off again when the loan ran out? (#4 at the link) Here’s the update. You answered my question about this in 2020, and […]

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update: can job-hopping BE my career somehow?

Remember the letter-writer who was wondering if job-hopping could be their career somehow? Here’s the update. So, at least one of the commenters correctly deduced that the name of my sleep disorder is Idiopathic Hypersomnia. Scientifically it is not well understood, but some people think it is related to narcolepsy, and it means that I […]

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updates: the loony reopening plans, too much jargon, 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. Our CEO’s plans for re-opening are loony and stressful I really appreciated your response and the feedback from the AAM […]

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update: my boss is rude to waitstaff

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 boss was rude to waitstaff? Here’s the update. I wrote not too long ago about my previous Executive Director being rude to waitstaff when […]

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update: my coworker is unbearably negative

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 podcast caller whose coworker was unbearably negative? Here’s the update. I was on your podcast about the unbearably negative coworker, Jane. I utilized what you told […]

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updates: the burn-out, the awkward bill, 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. How to explain quitting because of stress and burnout (#3 at the link) Thanks for your advice – it really […]

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updates: the roommate, the friend boss, 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. Do I have a right to ask a roommate to NOT take a job right now? Thanks again for answering […]

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updates: the constant screenshots, the wolf whistle, 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. I have to take screenshots of everything I do at work After you posted my situation, I expressed my frustration […]

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