weekend open thread – July 31-August 1, 2021

This publish, weekend open thread – July 31-August 1, 2021 , was initially printed by Alison Inexperienced on Ask a Supervisor. This remark part is open for any non-work-related dialogue you’d wish to have with different readers, by well-liked demand. Listed below are the principles for the weekend posts. Ebook suggestion of the week: The Kitchen Entrance, by… Continue reading weekend open thread – July 31-August 1, 2021

it’s your Friday excellent news — Ask a Supervisor

It’s your Friday excellent news! 1. I not too long ago left my job within the Center East after 4 years to maneuver again to the U.S. The surroundings was austere and harmful and I used to be wanting ahead to returning to a standard life. Final fall, I reached out to a member of senior… Continue reading it’s your Friday excellent news — Ask a Supervisor

open thread – July 30-31, 2021

This submit, open thread – July 30-31, 2021 , was initially printed by Alison Inexperienced on Ask a Supervisor. It’s the Friday open thread! The remark part on this submit is open for dialogue with different readers on something work-related that you just need to speak about (that features college). If you need a solution… Continue reading open thread – July 30-31, 2021

firm did not even learn my utility, compelled to take a promotion you do not need, and extra — Ask a Supervisor

It’s 5 solutions to 5 questions. Right here we go… 1. Firm stated they didn’t even learn my utility Lately I utilized for a job for which I met all of the required and a lot of the most popular {qualifications}. I spent a few week on a canopy letter (utilizing all of your suggestions)… Continue reading firm did not even learn my utility, compelled to take a promotion you do not need, and extra — Ask a Supervisor

can I refuse to do a self-assessment? — Ask a Supervisor

A reader writes: I work at a college the place the employees is kind of divided into Skilled or Technical/Clerical. I’m a long-time technical/clerical employee, which implies I’m within the union. I’ve no actual emotions about my union a method or one other — I see each the great and the unhealthy. One of many… Continue reading can I refuse to do a self-assessment? — Ask a Supervisor

the nameless criticism, the biopsy, and extra — Ask a Supervisor

Listed below are three updates from previous letter-writers. 1. I made an nameless criticism a few coworker and he or she’s blaming another person for it (#2 on the hyperlink, first replace right here) First, a not-so-nice replace. Bear in mind I discussed in my unique letter that Jane was a part of a gaggle… Continue reading the nameless criticism, the biopsy, and extra — Ask a Supervisor

how can I look extra polished at work? — Ask a Supervisor

Disclaimer: I’m assuming you’re female-presenting, purely as a result of when you’re not I don’t know a lot about that finish of issues and would not have a lot recommendation. First query: how a lot money/time/vitality do you wish to put into this? Ultimately, all of the choices will come right down to “spend extra… Continue reading how can I look extra polished at work? — Ask a Supervisor

my coworker lied to me, warning somebody earlier than reporting them, and extra — Ask a Supervisor

It’s 5 solutions to 5 questions. Right here we go… 1. My coworker lied to me I used to be employed about six months in the past at a prestigious group in my area. My coworker, Fergus, began on the identical time in an identical place. We work carefully and we get alongside properly, for… Continue reading my coworker lied to me, warning somebody earlier than reporting them, and extra — Ask a Supervisor

coworkers cannot hear me on calls from residence as a result of it is loud right here — Ask a Supervisor

A reader writes: As a result of pandemic, I’m presently working from residence, with my youthful brother, father, two canines, and two cats. My father and I share the workplace area — one among us works on both finish of the desk with a distance of perhaps one meter between us. As a part of… Continue reading coworkers cannot hear me on calls from residence as a result of it is loud right here — Ask a Supervisor

my worker retains staying late despite the fact that I’ve informed her to cease — Ask a Supervisor

my worker retains staying late despite the fact that I’ve informed her to cease by Alison Inexperienced on July 28, 2021 A reader writes: I’ve an hourly worker who’s scheduled to work from 8:30-5:30 p.m. We have now discovered that she doesn’t at all times depart at 5:30. She says she stays till about 6… Continue reading my worker retains staying late despite the fact that I’ve informed her to cease — Ask a Supervisor