Where is your office with regard to WFH, vaccines, testing, masking, air filters, reporting and contract tracing, and holiday parties? Let’s have an open thread…
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How much time do you spend on email, meetings, research, writing, training, admin, and other work-related tasks? What does your task breakdown look like?
Have you ever put political-related clubs, charities, or activities on your resume? Would you be reluctant to put those on your resume today — or would it depend where you were applying and what the work was?
Readers, what say you — what is the right way to take a mental health day? If you’ve taken a mental health day at work, what was your technique? If you manage people, what have you seen others doing that strikes you as the “right way” to take a mental health day?
Let’s discuss generational divides in the workplace, readers — have you observed a divide between Gen Z and millennials?
We’ve talked about how fashion is all over the place lately — so let’s discuss what NOT to wear to work in 2021.
How has business etiquette changed with regards to meeting new coworkers who you’ve only known over Zoom or Slack — or at this point meeting someone you’ve worked with for a year or two in person for the first time?
Hunting for interview coats for women? These are the best coats to wear over a suit in winter.
What does your office life look like these days, readers? This is going to vary widely from city to city, industry to industry… so I thought it would be a fun open thread!
Readers, what are your favorite ways to manage your to-do list at work? How to you organize your tasks and your time so everything gets done?
How big of a problem do you think “the office mom” role is in your office, where women are often expected to do non-promotable work that isn’t part of their jobs? How has that changed in the past two years?
Planning a chill Labor Day weekend? Let’s round up some of our favorite books, TV shows, movies, and more that would be perfect for a long weekend!