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Apr 27, 2023 · by Alison Green on April 27, 2023. Here’s some coverage of Ask a Manager in the media recently: I talked with British Vogue about what to do if you’re being laid off. The BBC referenced the AAM letter from the person who got in trouble for wearing the same dress every day. CBS News referenced the AAM letter from the person whose company ... Snark * July 27, 2017 at 2:15 pm. Is it at all remotely possible that OP could have a friendly word with Arya over coffee? I don’t think it’d be out of line for OP to discuss this in the spirit of friendly mentorship, particularly if OP is female and can offer the perspective of an older and more experienced woman in the workforce.Nov 20, 2017 · Phoenix Programmer * November 20, 2017 at 6:02 pm. What else is there to update? The company botched the whole ordeal by punishing Sally for reporting illegal activity, did nothing to the manager or other direct reports, then Sally quit along along with two coworkers who left specifically naming the poor treatment of sally as a reason, then Sally successfully sued company who settles because ... 36 votes, 913 comments. Last week's post. Background info and meme index for those new to AaM or this forum. If you weren't around the last few…Not only is this a bad question, it is also potentially exclusionary and alienating to any demons or persons with demonic ancestry who might be in attendance. It's the evil sorcerer equivalent of asking them for their mother's maiden name or the last four digits of their SSN. 23.More posts from the AskaManagerSnark community. 22. pinned by moderators. Posted by 23 hours ago. Ask a Manager Weekly Thread 08/15/22 - 08/21/22. 22. 141 comments. share. save. hide. report. 17. Posted by 13 hours ago. Alison ignoring sexual assault in her former workplace.Those candidates are commonly expected to do a job talk (research) of about 45 minutes to an hour, plus questions and discussion, and also do a teaching demonstration of an actual full-length class. This is in addition to meeting with department members for individual interviews, plus deans, program directors, etc.Recently had to job search and the pandemic has made AAM's job search advice even more irrelevant. The old apply with a resume and cover letter is inefficient and will likely leave you frustrated and depressed. Companies are getting so many resumes that they barely scan the ones they receive, and those that do job postings are insanely picky ...Business, Economics, and Finance. GameStop Moderna Pfizer Johnson & Johnson AstraZeneca Walgreens Best Buy Novavax SpaceX Tesla. CryptoThere's a trend lately where people seem to think that "transparency" is some kind of magic word. "Transparency" doesn't mean "effective governance" or "good management." It just means you get to see everything exactly as it's happening -- even if what's happening is that your company is collapsing. 20.quill* August 12, 2022 at 11:24 am. The primary problem with LinkedIn is that it's trying to be facebook but with extra recruiters. Meep* August 12, 2022 at 12:00 pm. The main problem with that is LinkedIn is Microsoft bought it to use it like Facebook. Glitsy Gus* August 12, 2022 at 12:45 pm.Sep 6, 2022 · I accidentally started a rumor about a coworker. by Alison Green on September 6, 2022. A reader writes: I work for a large company. My department is four teams of six people, each under a manager who reports to a vice president. I have been working here for 10 years and my annual reports are all good, but I’ve been itching to move up the chain. If the LW takes Alison's crappy advice and tries to just dance around the issue, she'll probably get fired. She could also find herself a co-defendant in a malpractice suit. It's really hard to imagine how doing what Alison suggested will result in a medical malpractice case against the employee (who doesn't even seem to be a doctor). I don ...Weekly Off-Topic Thread 10/17/22 - 10/23/22. Discuss things that aren't snark on AaM. Work questions are okay as long as they'd be an "ask the readers" question on AaM, but consider posting them at r/askmanagers instead. Not really work related but I got a notification that I could apply for student loan relief and I'm kind of torn on whether I ...here's a template to make writing cover letters easier. I recently received this letter from a reader: I wanted to add another chorus to the thank you's for your straightforward cover letter advice. I am a reasonably strong and fast writer, but for some reason always used to get futzed over a cover letter.This person is not getting roasted nearly enough in the replies and not only is there an issue of safety (for both the person asking and the people they're trying to visit), discrimination on race, etc I would like to know how this is supposed to work in urban environments like NYC where residents live in apartment buildings that are supposed to not be accessible by strangers.Probably the weirdest post I remember Alison doing was the interview with a lady who had worked as a nanny for a psychic. It was just so out-of-place on a work blog, and some of the things she described with working for this person sounded very problematic. 40. 118.Phoenix from the ashes* October 10, 2020 at 5:44 am You’ve asked some really interesting questions here. I do see mental images – but it’s actually not quite the same as seeing things in a dream. In my dreams I see the dreamworld around me exactly like I see the real world around me when I’m awake. Weekly Off-Topic Thread 10/09/23 - 10/15/23. Discuss things that aren't snark on AaM. Work questions are okay as long as they'd be an "ask the readers" question on AaM, but consider posting them at r/askmanagers instead. I was blindsided by a comment in our weekly team meeting last week and now I feel like being extremely petty.Her job will be supply management, HR, business development, marketing, and general operations. Her job will be spreadsheets and payroll, not sugar and flour, which she'll hire a baker to deal with. As a small business owner, she will essentially be working 24 hours a day for the first couple of years.Business, Economics, and Finance. GameStop Moderna Pfizer Johnson & Johnson AstraZeneca Walgreens Best Buy Novavax SpaceX Tesla. CryptoI imagine her puckering up and performatively gasping like Shirley Temple at the start of each letter tbh. 3. Bunbunlyfe • 1 yr. ago. Oof. 3. LitheOpaqueNose • 1 yr. ago. "Gently push back on..." If you're outright telling someone what to do- which 'pushing back on' is, however passively-coloured- you aren't the one who gets to characterise ...If you literally asked "I'm assuming I would want to deploy and then use X tool to send payloads?", then you aren't really asking a question, you're stating an assumption (maybe in questioning tone, but still).If your "task lead" is very literal (e.g. on the spectrum), he may very well not interpret it as a question, and wonder why you are stating your assumptions to him, causing him to bounce ...I first ran across the Ask a Manager blog years ago, during some dark times when I was struggling in a particularly awful workplace. Alison's advice was calm, measured, and spot-on; her explanations helped me understand that my work environment was not normal, and most bosses didn't behave like that, and it was well past time to find a new job. I will always be grateful for that, and for ...May 10, 2022 · Basically, they have a legal presence in each of the areas in which they help people hire. They know what the law requires there, and they are set up to file taxes there. So they act, in essence, as contracting services — they hire the employee but assign them to work for your company, for which you pay a fee. I thought I'd preserve this week's "Potates playing dumb" for posterity before it gets deleted. Fulana de Tal*March 14, 2021 at 4:19 am The problem is that people are refusing getting professional help and out-sourcing to the open thread.I first ran across the Ask a Manager blog years ago, during some dark times when I was struggling in a particularly awful workplace. Alison's advice was calm, measured, and spot-on; her explanations helped me understand that my work environment was not normal, and most bosses didn't behave like that, and it was well past time to find a new job. I will always be grateful for that, and for ...Happy March, everyone! I had a phone interview this past Friday and am waiting to hear if I made it to the second round. With my department on a hiring freeze for an undetermined amount of time, I am just going to keep looking and hopefully landing more interviews. :)May 4, 2017 · Nottingham * May 4, 2017 at 3:16 pm. In a way, Management is still breeding that behaviour, though? If they haven’t taken the disciplinary process beyond these talks (that don’t stick) then they are teaching the offender that respecting their coworkers is just not that important: all they get is a short talking-to, they control themselves like a professional adult for a day or two, and ... 4.1K subscribers in the AskaManagerSnark community. Snark sub for readers of the Ask a Manager blog. Advertisement Coins. 0 coins. Premium Powerups Explore Gaming. Valheim Genshin Impact Minecraft Pokimane Halo Infinite Call of Duty: Warzone Path of Exile Hollow Knight: Silksong Escape from Tarkov Watch Dogs: Legion. Sports. NFL ...It’s about a 40 year old woman and two young women in tech. Annie isn’t attending meetings (noted by LW as necessary unless there’s a higher-priority work task) and isn’t cooperatively working with her teammates. Jane framed LW as a mom, and herself as that mom’s child by using the term “yes, mom.”.Veryanon * June 16, 2022 at 1:14 pm. This is giving me flashbacks to when I was 16 (many years ago) at my first job as a cashier at a now-defunct big box store. I was a very slender girl and could often get away without having to wear bras (but I was always appropriately covered).Potates is starting a thread about floors. Hers are always dirty. She doesn't know why. She only ever swiffers (2X a day). I think that answers the question.Ask a Manager Weekly Thread 01/09/23 - 01/15/23. Last week's post. Background info and meme index for those new to AaM or this forum. aging terrifies me because of finances and health. This is really true. In most jobs, the actual business outcome of hiring an A- candidate vs a B+ candidate is negligible. So if you've got A- skills and you're a jerk who won't even say good morning, don't be shocked if the person with B+ skills but who isn't a jerk gets hired or promoted before you. If the effect on the business isn't even ...See new Tweets. Ask a Manager. @AskAManager. Creator of Ask a Manager – home to all your questions about lunch-stealing bosses, coworkers who won't stop hugging you, and how much you can drink at work. Washington, DCaskamanager.orgJoined August 2008. 4,932Following. Here are updates from four people whose letters were answered here this year. 1. The bird-phobic employee who pushed another employee in his effort to get away from a bird in the parking lot, seriously injuring her (first update is here). Liz is still at her new job and has not attempted contact, legal or financial comp. with Jack or the company we …Weekly Off-Topic Thread 07/03/23 - 07/09/23. Discuss things that aren't snark on AaM. Work questions are okay as long as they'd be an "ask the readers" question on AaM, but consider posting them at r/askmanagers instead. Not a fan of this Tuesday holiday.More posts from the AskaManagerSnark community. 39. Posted by 1 day ago. Fake letters over the years? What letters over the last few years have struck you as obviously fake, or at least dishonest about certain details? I personally think the "Duck Club" letter was written by a troll, while the letter involving the lady who was blackballed .../r/askamanagersnark, 2023-04-12, 15:49:39 , 16 score , +0.89 sentiment rating. Allison really needs better PR. Sarah Schauer talked about how she doesn't ...Weekly Off-Topic Thread 05/01/23 - 05/07/23. Discuss things that aren't snark on AaM. Work questions are okay as long as they'd be an "ask the readers" question on AaM, but consider posting them at r/askmanagers instead.'I'm a HUGE fan of Alison Green's "Ask a Manager" column. This book is even better' Robert Sutton, author of The No Asshole Rule and The Asshole Survival Guide'Ask A Manager is the book I wish I'd had in my desk drawer when I was starting out (or even, let's be honest, fifteen years in)' - Sarah Knight, New York Times bestselling author of The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck A witty ...Right. Doing the best we can with the tools we have is the best we can do; then, to repeat a saying, when we know better, we do better. Ella* December 19, 2017 at 11:35 am. I wish I had a sword or a strength potion or something more tangible to offer you than my best wishes, but you have all of those.quill* August 12, 2022 at 11:24 am. The primary problem with LinkedIn is that it's trying to be facebook but with extra recruiters. Meep* August 12, 2022 at 12:00 pm. The main problem with that is LinkedIn is Microsoft bought it to use it like Facebook. Glitsy Gus* August 12, 2022 at 12:45 pm.Those candidates are commonly expected to do a job talk (research) of about 45 minutes to an hour, plus questions and discussion, and also do a teaching demonstration of an actual full-length class. This is in addition to meeting with department members for individual interviews, plus deans, program directors, etc.It was probably allergies at work. If this resonates with you then you might want to start to tackle this by eating foods with less ingredients, while you contemplate an allergist or a nutritionist. 26. DeathBanana669 • 10 mo. ago. That's not an allergy, you're just a spoiled, wasteful butthead. 18.From the creator of the popular website Ask a Manager and New York magazine’s work-advice columnist comes a witty, practical guide to navigating 200 difficult professional conversations—featuring all-new advice!Ask a Manager? That’s one way to catch an employer’s attention. A woman chose to list being self-employed via “Sex Work” on her LinkedIn profile — but her move of empowerment sparked a debate online. Arielle Egozi, who said she works as a brand adviser and creative director, lists an expansive list of work experiences, one of those ...Weekly Off-Topic Thread 04/10/23 - 04/16/23 6. Discuss things that aren't snark on AaM. Work questions are okay as long as they'd be an "ask the readers" question on AaM, but consider posting them at r/askmanagers instead. /r/askamanagersnark , 2023-04-10, 04:02:12.Some of my biases —. I believe the whole point of managing is to get things done. Everything else follows from there. I believe that employers and employees should just be straightforward with each other and not let things fester. Unless you’re deluded or a jerk, candor usually leads you someplace good.I thought I'd preserve this week's "Potates playing dumb" for posterity before it gets deleted. Fulana de Tal*March 14, 2021 at 4:19 am The problem is that people are refusing getting professional help and out-sourcing to the open thread.7. Don't nitpick. • Don't nitpick people's spelling, grammar, or word choices. • Don't nitpick on substance. If someone makes a comment that's generally true, resist the urge to counter with a really specific, uncommon circumstance where that general truth wouldn't apply, just to be able to correct the person.Because I'm in need of some positivity, and in honor of Marguerite's comments below (shared by u/Jealous_Ad_5919), who are some of your favorite AAMers? Personally, I'm partial to RagingADHD, Roscoe, HiringMgr (the sarcastic one), and occasionally Mike C and Fposte.My apologies for the click-bait-y title, but that is essentially what happened. Here's the link to the poster's update, which contains a link to the original post: Ask A Manager The saddest thing is, although the poster states that the word "whore" was yelled at her numerous times for any infarct...A couple that stick in my mind: The lady who posted a few months ago on an open thread with a long, whiny story about someone getting her order wrong at McDonalds and describing herself pitching a fit about it right in the store. Alison removed the post, only for the same lady to come back on the following week's open thread with an even longer, whinier version that made her look even worse.Ask a Manager Weekly Thread 07/12/21 - 07/18/21. Last week's post. Background info and meme index for those new to AaM or this forum. I like how Potates be like "I'm asking for medical advice but it's not breaking the rules because I say it isn't."Ask a Manager Weekly Thread 10/26/20 - 11/01/20. Last week's thread. Background info and meme index for those new to AaM or this forum. Dan is surprised that creating a fraudulent GoFundMe is a crime. I have an ex who likes to lie about anything and everything to get attention.Then sit down with Josh, explain that he's coming across as rude to co-workers (being as specific as you can) and that it's making people reluctant to work with him, and explain what you need to ...Jun 6, 2023 · Tupac Coachella * June 6, 2023 at 12:01 pm. I got the impression that the underlying tone is that it seems unfair to OP. It doesn’t really change the advice, but I suspect OP feels ick about this and can’t quite put their finger on why since they don’t have any issue with the coworker specifically, just the inherent inequity of the situation. Joe needed/needs to escalate to executives that this lunatic is has gone off the grounds. The solution is: OP and Shannon to handle the work; Joe reprimands Ronald; Ronald replies aggressively/snarkily. Repeat. Joe needs to write to Alison and ask how to escalate. Because he seems to think his hands are tied.Actually, according to the letter, the manager said that "the company couldn't send (OP) to this conference.". The OP assumed in was a financial issue, when actually it was that the company couldn't send the OP because it would be highly inappropriate for them to be there. Kateedoo* March 8, 2017 at 5:26 pm.35 votes, 824 comments. Last week's post. Background info and meme index for those new to AaM or this forum. If you weren’t around the last few…Weekly Off-Topic Thread 07/24/23 - 07/30/23. Discuss things that aren't snark on AaM. Work questions are okay as long as they'd be an "ask the readers" question on AaM, but consider posting them at r/askmanagers instead. LW1: Few things on earth are as grating as "contemporary Christian." Cut that out and I bet Lisa stops trying to play her ...In my situation, the company had a long, proud history of going after workers who left before their contract. Suing people who made $25k a year for amounts like $10k. Eventually what happened, the local court system was so fed up with their constant cases I heard they got a stern "talking to" or whatever.Potates is starting a thread about floors. Hers are always dirty. She doesn't know why. She only ever swiffers (2X a day). I think that answers the question.We often resolved the small concerns first, because they were inherently easy fixes. The bigger issues take a lot of time and effort, and may be harder for employees to see change. It didn't mean we just did the small things, it just meant the small things were often more visible. 36.Archives. #1409: "Help, my best friend and her boyfriend are an incredibly annoying couple.". #1408: "I'm worried my baby will be the nail in the coffin for my friendship.". #1407: "How to stop being friends with a perfectly nice person who is best friends with me?". #1406: Photography Reciprocity. #1405: How do I stop giving ...4.1K subscribers in the AskaManagerSnark community. Snark sub for readers of the Ask a Manager blog. Advertisement Coins. 0 coins. Premium Powerups Explore Gaming. Valheim Genshin Impact Minecraft Pokimane Halo Infinite Call of Duty: Warzone Path of Exile Hollow Knight: Silksong Escape from Tarkov Watch Dogs: Legion. Sports. NFL ...Somebody named [REDACTED] replied with a long, sympathetic post about what sounds like an even more dysfunctional relationship. They include the line: "I love her and love our kids, but she's constantly on edge, can be emotionally abusive, and has been physically violent on occasion (to me, not the kids as far as I know)."linkProbably a bit milder than most, but the new employee who got fired for sneakily attending a conference even though her skip-level manager said no. Alison said she couldn't understand why she'd get fired for that alone, even though LW said in the letter she signed up for the conference by helping the coworker who was responsible for signups in their company and sneakily adding her name in.Ask a Manager Weekly Thread 12/21/20 - 12/27/20. Last week's thread. Background info and meme index for those new to AaM or this forum. I'm surprised she's allowing people to criticize the ads. They've always been pretty bad but I've noticed loud auto play videos over the past few weeks, much worse than normal.I did not understand why there was sooo much drama over that! And all she did was whine over how hard it was to produce transcripts! I mean know there are services that do that kind of thing and surely there is software available to help you do it yourself.Ask a Manager Weekly Thread 12/06/21 - 12/12/21. Last week's post. Background info and meme index for those new to AaM or this forum. Uhhh, I'm not sure that jumping in guns blazing to defend the OP was necessary. If your house has fuses instead of circuit breakers, consult an electrician before doing this project!A reader writes: I'm writing after one of the more frustrating attempts to decline a bad fit job interview I've ever had. For context: I'm an artist and in my "rent job" a contractor, although the pandemic made me realize my contractor path needs to seriously change and so I'm currently navigating that.r/ AskaManagerSnark. Join. Posts Wiki. This wiki has been disabled. The mods of this community have disabled their wiki. Continue to r/AskaManagerSnark. About Community. Snark sub for readers of the Ask a Manager blog. Created Apr 28, 2018. 4.1k. Members. 15. Online. Related Communities. r/LittlePeopleBigWorld. 21,595 members. Join.Who were some of the most unnecessarily dramatic LWs you've seen on the blog? The one that comes to my mind at the moment is the warehouse worker LW who wanted to very pointedly refuse to acknowledge coworkers who were not following social distancing guidelines and do the same to anyone else who "took their side," by refusing to make eye contact, refusing to help or be helped by them, etc.Ask a Manager Weekly Thread 08/02/21 - 08/08/21. Last week's post. Background info and meme index for those new to AaM or this forum. Chaordic One* August 7, 2021 at 12:48 pm Dumpster Diving. It's not something that I purposely do, but I live in an apartment complex and every once in a while, when taking out the trash, I will see that someone ...Ask a Manager Weekly Thread 06/05/23 - 06/11/23. Last week's post. Background info and meme index for those new to AaM or this forum. The free food crowdsourcing post isn't really anything new (half of them are just "highly paid person took too much"), but I kind of love the one about the BBQ, especially how it was discovered.Most genuinely baffling aspects of AAM or individual letters/comments? There's a lot of stuff on the blog that makes me scratch my head but most of it can be explained by Alison wanting to produce content that will drive clicks. One thing I have a harder time understanding is why Alison is so eager to hear and promote the readers' stories ...Business, Economics, and Finance. GameStop Moderna Pfizer Johnson & Johnson AstraZeneca Walgreens Best Buy Novavax SpaceX Tesla. CryptoAug 23, 2021 · tra la la * August 23, 2021 at 12:31 am. Agree about an information sheet, which could include other requirements if needed (I interned in an archives for a couple of years, and part of my orientation included a meeting with the conservator where we were told not to use hand lotion while at work, among other things) along with information about the job or the organization etc. Sep 13, 2023 · by Alison Green on October 3, 2023. A reader writes: I work at a library in a two-party consent state for recording people. Recently people have been coming in and harassing the staff and filming their reactions. Some of these videos have ended up on social media websites, giving our library a minor amount of fame (much to the staff’s dismay). The thing that still bugs me, although Alison has backpedaled to a degree over time, is the idea that policies are for children and being treated like adults in a workplace means everyone osmoses the workplace culture and standards and everything just works.Ask a Manager Weekly Thread 02/20/23 - 02/26/23. Last week's post. Background info and meme index for those new to AaM or this forum. Vote.15. Do not directly address influencers or those related to them. Blogsnark is not the space to communicate with an influencer. Comments directed at influencers will be removed. Blogsnark is not for holding influencers or bloggers accountable. The goal is not for them to read here and change.Nesprin* August 19, 2022 at 12:26 pm. Off the top of my head, occupational health and safety compliance, or biosafety officer come to mind, with project manager, lab coordinator, and document specialist as other options. Slightly Less Evil Bunny* August 19, 2022 at 3:50 pm.. 7. Don't nitpick. • Don't nitpick people's spellinThe letter writer's boss, who normally works remotely, came int Wanted to discuss this with some people with common sense who aren't AAM commenters or r/jobs posters who will just post their six-figure salaries to show how amazing job hopping is.. I'm sure that the real answer is "it depends on the industry" and some variation of how we don't stay at jobs forever anymore. Yeah, this always happens with certain kind 31 votes, 623 comments. 2.5k members in the AskaManagerSnark community. Snark sub for readers of the Ask a Manager blog.Mar 4, 2023 · Massachusetts!*. March 4, 2023 at 3:45 pm. Piggybacking on the good day-trip advice, the commuter rail has $10 weekend passes. $10 for as many commuter rail rides as you want on any given weekend (so if I bought a pass today, I could use it for any commuter rail rides today and tomorrow. Ask a Manager Weekly Thread 07/06/20 - 07/12/20. Las...

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