Fri.Oct 16, 2020

Company President: We’ve Had Complaints about Your Nipples

Evil HR Lady

I have a question about an HR experience I had at a previous place of employment. I suppose I am seeking closure but I also need to understand how this can became a relevant issue in any woman’s employment.

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it’s your Friday good news

Ask a Manager

It’s your Friday good news, with more accounts of success even in this weird time. The minute theaters were recommended to close for Covid I pretty much knew I wouldn’t have a job to go back to when they opened again – and sure enough, I was furloughed at Easter and laid off in August.

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nude spouses and no muting: when video calls go wrong

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With so many people working from home now, lots of us are spending our days on more conference calls and video calls than ever before — and it’s pretty evident that we don’t have the etiquette mastered. I recorded a piece for the BBC about the many conference call and video call mishaps and misjudgments people are encountering — from people who won’t mute to nude spouses. It’s three minutes long and you can listen here (my piece starts at 22:45).

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open thread – October 16-17, 2020

Ask a Manager

It’s the Friday open thread! The comment section on this post is open for discussion with other readers on anything work-related that you want to talk about (that includes school). If you want an answer from me, emailing me is still your best bet*, but this is a chance to talk to other readers. * If you submitted a question to me recently, please do not repost it here, as it may be in my queue to answer.

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