updates

update: job candidate’s suspicious husband photographed me before her interview

Remember last week’s letter about the job candidate’s husband who suspiciously photographed her interviewer ahead of their meeting? Here’s an update from the letter-writer, along with more details about what happened. Thank you for a well-reasoned response! And thank you everyone else for your insightful input as well. I admit that I left a lot […]

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update: our employer wants to cut our pay — retroactively

Remember the letter-writer in April whose company was planning to cut their pay retroactively? Here’s the update. Thank you again for answering my question. The feedback from you and the commenters was both helpful and insightful! As expected, layoffs happened the day before you published my letter. We lost almost a quarter of our workforce, […]

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updates: Joseph Stalin, sleeping during car rides, and more

Here are three updates from people who had their letters answered here in the past. 1. My manager named Joseph Stalin employee of the month I followed your advice, and mentioned without going higher than her that I thought the email was insensitive, and that I’d prefer to be excluded from similar emails should they […]

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updates: the crush, the up-front salary question, and more

Here are three updates from people who had their letters answered here in the past. 1. I have a crush on my boss and he’s being standoffish Shelter-in-place was really good for an introvert like me. I made a whole bunch of progress on my writing, did my regular home strength-training workouts, became an active […]

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