updates

update: we have twice-daily mandatory group therapy at work

Remember last week’s letter-writer whose office was requiring people to attend twice-daily group therapy? Here’s the update. Hi! OP here! OMG it’s been a week. So when I wrote this, I called out the whole week because I couldn’t wrap my head around all of this, and I had luckily enough gotten a job interview […]

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update: I accidentally hugged the CEO

One of my favorite letters ever was from someone who accidentally hugged her CEO in the elevator one morning. And now there’s an update! I’m the reader who accidentally hugged her CEO. I heard your podcast episode on awkwardness and figured I’d send you an update. In short, everything turned out fine. My burning mortification […]

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update: I suck at my job but am otherwise a delightful person

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 realized she wasn’t very good at her job but knew her employer really liked her and was hoping there might be a way to […]

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update: my coworker keeps asking everyone for loans

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 coworker kept hitting people up for loans, and in at least one case hadn’t repaid a $1,000 loan? She gave different stories to different […]

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update: my coworker never stops talking — and I mean NEVER

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 coworker literally talked all day long, even when the letter-writer told her bluntly to stop? Here’s the update. I don’t know if I mentioned […]

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update: I don’t want to share my personal life with nosy coworkers

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 and coworkers were pressuring her to share more than she wanted to about her own health and a family member’s health situation? Here’s […]

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