updates

update: I’m scared to tell my boss how behind on work I am

Remember the letter-writer earlier this year who had fallen way behind on her work (due to a lot of factors outside her control, like bad management decisions and a husband with cancer) and was afraid to tell her boss? Her first update was here, but here’s a new one. Right after I sent off my first […]

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update: my boss wanted to go over my personal budget

Remember last week’s letter from a teacher whose boss wanted to go over her personal budget to spot places she could cut in order to buy classroom supplies with her own money? Here’s the update. I just left a faculty meeting and thought I’d give an update with some discoveries made. Earlier, when my boss […]

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updates: the no motivation, the allergies, and more

Here are four updates from people who had their letters answered here in the past. 1. I have no motivation to do my job I didn’t see the email from Alison saying she was answering my question because I’ve been so busy at MY NEW JOB and generally being social/seeing my friends and not fretting […]

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updates: the harsh email, the school supplies, and more

Here are four updates from people who had their letters  answered here in the past. 1. My manager calls and just reads my emails back to me (#5 at the link) It turns out that there were a couple of issues that created the situation where my boss reads emails at me over the phone. […]

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update: my coworker had an affair with a colleague’s husband, and now is treating her badly at work

Remember the letter-writer last year whose coworker, Angela, had an affair with their colleague Jane’s husband and then started treating her terribly? Among other things, after having an affair with Jane’s husband, Angela then lied to block Jane from a promotion and then applied for the job herself. Here’s the update. After reading all the […]

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update: coworker complains about my tattoos

Remember the letter-writer whose coworker kept complaining about her tattoos? Here’s the update. So, the situation with Carol has been resolved. I actually spoke to her the same day you posted my letter; I ran into her in the break room and she started in again. I interrupted her and said, “That’s enough. I have […]

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updates: the racist memes, the flowers, and the tai chi

Here are three updates from people who had their letters answered here in the past. 1. My boss is sending everyone at my office racist memes (first update here) You all will be pleased to hear that the branch manager in this story “retired early” less than a year after this incident. I do not […]

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