Wed.Feb 17, 2021

Turning Your Job into Your Personal Development Academy

Ms. Career Girl

“I hate Mondays,” Kathy lamented as we finished our sunny Sunday morning walk. Kathy had disliked her job for a long time. As her friend, I listened patiently to her stories of disrespectful coworkers, clueless leaders, and unstimulating work.

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How Should Candidates Request Feedback from Employers After a Rejection?

Undercover Recruiter

For many job seekers, knowing how to progress in a job search without employer feedback can be frustrating. Interviewing takes practice, and like any skill, how can one improve without constructive criticism?

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how should I handle joking around during mental health discussions with my team?

Ask a Manager

This post, how should I handle joking around during mental health discussions with my team? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: Over the last few years, our company has promoted safety as an agenda topic to start every meeting.

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my employee keeps criticizing my food

Ask a Manager

This post, my employee keeps criticizing my food , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. Dear AAM, We had a pandemic baby and we decided for safety reasons it was better to be exposed to one person (a nanny) versus the potentially hundreds in a daycare setting.

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board member brings a gun to meetings (but he’s a cop), coworker leaves early every day, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, board member brings a gun to meetings (but he’s a cop), coworker leaves early every day, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Board member brings a gun to meetings (but he’s a cop).

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how to manage an employee with anxiety

Ask a Manager

This post, how to manage an employee with anxiety , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I have a talented employee who gets paralyzed trying to do new things. When there is a roadmap and it’s something he’s comfortable with, he does a great job. He’s smart and his ideas are usually great. To move into the next step in his career, he needs to start driving new projects where there isn’t a roadmap, and he’s starting to struggle.

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