2016 Update: We still stand by the advice in this post, but you may also want to check out our latest discussion of whether you can be friends with your secretary. Can you be friends with your secretary? We got this e-mail from Reader A and it raises a lot of interesting questions, such as how to … Read More about Navigating the Murky Waters of Being Friendly With Staffers
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”
2018 Update: We still stand by this advice on when to invite colleagues to your wedding — links have also been updated. Today’s reader mail has to do with whether she should invite colleagues to her wedding… Long story short, I just got engaged to another attorney at my mid-sized firm. We are both junior … Read More about Etiquette Flash: Should you invite your colleagues to your wedding?
2019 Update: We still stand by this advice on which co-workers get a holiday card, but you may also want to check out our more recent posts on whether working moms should send a family photo card to colleagues, as well as all of our posts on holiday business etiquette. Reader J writes in with … Read More about Which Co-Workers Get a Holiday Card?
We live in scary times. Every day there are thousands of people laid off, from law firms and banks and every company imaginable. The Wall Street Journal tells us that young women are more vulnerable to layoffs. If you’re slightly lucky, your company is ‘fessing up to the fact that the layoffs are economy based, … Read More about Poll – You’ve Kept Your Job, But How to Handle Your Colleagues Who Didn’t?