Sun.Jul 05, 2020

Quarantine with my ex changes my opinion about good careers

Penelope Trunk

Things Nino hates about me: I yell. I’m ungrateful. I threw things when we were married. Things I hate about Nino: That he left. Five years ago. I supported the kids after the divorce, so he’s always had save-the-world jobs that pay almost nothing. But he came to the farm every weekend to see the kids. Once he had to skip two weekends for a work trip. I said, “Are you going to Europe?” ” “No,” he said. “Georgia.” ” “For two weeks?

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my boss says grad school will prove I’m serious, being micromanaged after a great review, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My boss says I should go to grad school to prove I’m serious about my field. I’ve been with an association for close to five years now, and have consistently evolved in my role. I started as a coordinator for a particular department, and have moved onward to assistant project managing a few key initiatives. This aspect of my job is challenging and exciting and what I would like to be doing full-time.

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