What are your best tips for setting boundaries with coworkers who take advantage of your time, skill, and efforts?
Sexual Harassment at Work
2017 Update: You might want to check out our more recent post on sexual harassment and the #metoo movement. WOW. Staci Zaretsky over at Above the Law has collected some amazing sexual harassment at work stories from women lawyers, and the collection is too… revolting, I guess?… to not discuss over here. (My first reaction to the … Read More about Sexual Harassment at Work
What to Do When Your Boss Tells You to Smile
A reader was told by her boss that she looked “too serious” or sometimes angry — so she should smile more.
What To Do When Your Boss Has It Out For You
How can you avoid getting fired when your boss has it out for you? In general, how can you deal with horrible bosses? Reader M has a good question: I know you’ve covered things like workplace etiquette and tips on dealing with co-workers, but do you have any suggestions on how to deal with horrible … Read More about What To Do When Your Boss Has It Out For You
The Incompetent Boss
How do you handle an incompetent boss? Reader C wonders… Corporette is my top go to blog for advice on anything career related. I haven’t found much on dealing with an incompetent boss though. Could you consider doing a post on how to handle a thoroughly incompetent boss? It’s almost worse than incompetent – she … Read More about The Incompetent Boss
The Chatty Boss
How do you get any work done with you have a chatty boss?
When Your Boss Won’t Delegate
When your boss won’t delegate, how can you move to the next step? But how can you grow your own skills when working with this person? When I got this question from Reader E a while ago, I knew just the woman to ask: Jodi Glickman, the author of Great on the Job: What to … Read More about When Your Boss Won’t Delegate
What to do when your male boss tells you you dress “too well”
2018 Update: We still stand by this advice on what to do if your male boss tells you you dress “too well” — you may also want to check out our more recent discussion of dressing better than your boss… Today’s reader question comes from a reader in a small, private firm on the East … Read More about What to do when your male boss tells you you dress “too well”
Emergency Mailbag: Should she “Friend” her boss on Facebook?
Should you “friend” your boss on Facebook? We just got this request in from a reader, and we thought we’d post it for the group to weigh in: new problem: an 8th year i.e. someone very much the boss of me (isn’t everyone?) just found me on facebook and wants to be added. i took … Read More about Emergency Mailbag: Should she “Friend” her boss on Facebook?