updates

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

update: my new employee is the parent of my child’s bully

It’s a special “where are you now?” season at Ask a Manager and I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. There will be more posts than usual this week, so keep checking back throughout the day. Remember the letter-writer whose new employee was the parent of her child’s […]

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update: my boss made us all attend a session with his therapist

It’s a special “where are you now?” season at Ask a Manager and I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Remember the letter-writer whose boss made them all attend a session with his therapist? Here’s the update. I do have an update to this situation, which will probably […]

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update: my employee was excluded from a team-building event because of their weight — how do I make this right?

Welcome to the mid-year “where are you now?” event at Ask a Manager! All this week and next, I’ll be running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Remember the letter-writer whose employee was excluded from a team-building event (zip-lining) because of their weight? Here’s the update. I wasn’t able […]

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updates: my boss keeps leaving her kid with me, and more

Here are three updates from past letter-writers. 1. My boss keeps leaving her kid with me I am the person who kept having to watch over their manager’s kid during my shift (from this post). I appreciate everyone’s input, and I wanted to thank you for your advice. When I said I was “in my […]

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update: are we supposed to accept “touch” as an “appreciation language” at work?

Remember last week’s letter-writer whose company was doing a session on the “five languages of appreciation in the workplace” which for some inexplicable reason included “touch”? Here’s the update. The meeting came and went, so I thought I’d update you. Our team is hybrid with some people fully remote, so the meeting was fortunately not […]

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update: employee’s speakerphone disrupts everyone around her

Remember the letter from a librarian asking how to deal with a cleaner whose use of speakerphone disrupted everyone around her (#2 at the link)? Here’s the update. First of all, thank you for your suggestions and the comments from readers who offered help. To clarify, Patsy had definitely been told quite clearly on multiple […]

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