Thu.Dec 03, 2020

Breastfeeding and Smoking on Zoom. What Would HR Say?

Evil HR Lady

Is it okay to breastfeed on camera on a video conference? The Society for Human Resources asked this question. SHRM Connect: Breastfeeding on Zoom Calls… What Would You Do? link] #SHRMConnect pic.twitter.com/tXMSNFPcf1 — SHRM (@SHRM) December 2, 2020.

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On Vulnerability: A TED Talk by Brené Brown

Career Tips Blog

Brené Brown, a researcher of authenticity, shame, and courage, talks about vulnerability and living wholeheartedly. You can follow her on Twitter and at her website BreneBrown.com.

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updates: my older male coworker is obsessed with my weight and baby plans, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Here are four updates from past letter-writers. My older male coworker is obsessed with my weight and baby plans.

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update: my emotionally fragile employee is sobbing at work multiple times a week

Ask a Manager

It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Remember the letter-writer whose emotionally fragile employee was sobbing at work multiple times a week ? Here’s the update.

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interviewer pressed me about politics, I was undercover-bossed, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Interviewer pressed me about the presidential election. I had my first job interview since the pandemic started. It took place the day after Election Day.

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share your funniest office holiday stories

Ask a Manager

We have once again entered the season of forced workplace merriment, inappropriate gifts, holiday party disasters, and other seasonal delights! Will there be fewer amusing debacles this year since so many of us are remote? Or will human nature triumph and bring us nude, spray-painted gold Barbies , tantrums over holiday raffles, and Hanukkah balls ? I have faith that it will. In the spirit of the season, I want to hear about office holiday-related debacles, either past or current.

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updates: the religious music, the venting boss, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Here are four updates from past letter-writers. My office plays religious music throughout the building. I did end up bringing my concern about the music to my boss, framing it around, “I’m worried because it’s playing when customers are here.” ” He agreed that it was concerning.

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