If you’re sensitive to lights, sound, or smells, this is the post for you.
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?
An autistic lawyer wrote in, wondering if she should tell her colleagues that she’s on the spectrum.
We’ve talked before about ergonomics at work — as well as ergonomics for petites — but it’s been a while, so let’s discuss today, ladies! Have you tried to have better ergonomics at the office? What have you bought; what products did you like/not get annoyed by, and what actually made you feel better/good? (Plus, … Read More about Better Ergonomics at the Office: What Products Have You Tried and Loved?
Update: We still think this is a fascinating discussion on how NOT to negotiate for job accommodations for severe allergies — you may also want to check out our most recent advice on negotiating a salary and other benefits. How — and when — should you tell employers about your requirements for an allergy-friendly office? … Read More about How NOT to Negotiate for Job Accommodations for Severe Allergies
When should you accommodate coworkers to be a “team player” — and when should you hold your ground to avoid looking weak? Reader K wonders, particularly whether she should give up her window: I have an office etiquette question. I’m a lawyer in the public sector and we were recently told that we’re going to … Read More about When to Accommodate Co-Workers
2018 Update: We still think this is a fascinating discussion of how to have a comfortable and pain-free office — but you may want to check out our more recent discussion on how to get better ergonomics at the office. Here’s something we’re curious about: How many of you have picked out your own desk … Read More about Open Thread: A Comfortable and Pain-Free Office…