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5 Tips for Navigating an Office Romance
If you're going to do it, here are a few things to keep in mind to m…
Hey, Boss, You've Got Something in Your Teeth
How candid are you with your boss?
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Take our poll: Which Talk Show Host Turns You On?
"Hey, Can You Help Me Log On?"
My boss can't boot up without me. But for some reason, I'm still the…
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Dealing With a Diva Boss
What your boss's barbs really mean and how best to deflect them.
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The Girl's Guide to Getting a Job
How to land a great job in these tough times. Put your bank account and your career in fast-forward.
Blog Crush of the Week: Save the Assistants
Save the Assistants is the hub for all disgruntled coffee-fetchers, copy-makers, and general office slaves.
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How to Nail Your Job Interview
Here's how to fight the panic.
I'm Working 17 Hour Days — Help Me!
I oversee workers in India, London, and New York, so my first conference call starts every day at 7 a.m. and my last one ends by midnig…
I'm Single and Being Discriminated Against
What does the happily unmarried woman do when her boss won't invite her to dinner parties because they're couples-only? I feel like I'm…
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Help! I Hate One of My CoWorkers
There's a colleague I simply cannot get along with, and we were just assigned to work on a project together. I asked my boss to reconsi…
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Irritable Boss Syndrome
My boss gets moody every time he finishes a phone call with his wife, then takes it out on our whole team, often yelling at us. Do we h…
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Should I Shop Around for New Jobs?
I've been getting calls lately from competitors about job openings. Should I take the meetings even if I'm not really interested?
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Next Up: Ropes Course
My team recently got a new director who has us do bonding and trust-building exercises, like telling revealing personal stories. I feel…
I'm the Boss . . . For Now
While my supervisor has been on maternity leave, I've stepped up and become the leader of the department. Can I ask for a new title, or…
Advice For The New Boss
I'm a new boss with a hiring quandary: The internal candidate is competent but ordinary, while the other choice is a wild card.
My Boss Owes Me Money!
I lent my boss $80 in cash for a last-minute gift. A week later, she hasn't repaid me. I make one-fifth her salary, but I don't want to…
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I'm Smarter Than My Boss!
I hope this doesn't sound arrogant, but it's hard to take my boss seriously, respect her, or follow her directions basically because I…
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Can I Go Over My Boss's Head?
Dear Cubicle Coach: When is it OK to go over my boss's head? Answer: When you no longer care about doing permanent damage to your car…
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What Can I Ask My Assistant To Do?
Dear Cubicle Coach: I'm a new boss who inherited an assistant, the first I've ever had. What's appropriate these days as far as her doi…
My Boss Says Inapproriate Things
Q: My supervisor shares inappropriate stuff with me, like who's about to be demoted, and her fondness for the Rabbit Pearl.
My Boss Wants Me to Babysit!!
Q: I think my boss is taking advantage of me. He recently asked me to babysit his children. How do I assert myself?
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Should I Take My Vacation Days?
Q: I never take all of my vacation days. I want to be indispensable to the company, and the higher-ups know this and have come to expec…
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Women Harassing Men
Why are complaints about women bosses preying on men on the rise?