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Why workers avoid taking time off

Jul 18, 2019
Ask a Manager's Alison Green is back answering questions about life at work.
Beachgoers take in the sun at a beach on the Baltic Sea in Sellin, Germany.
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Can talking about salaries reduce the wage gap?

Jun 7, 2019
According to Alison Green, the answer is yes. Even if those conversations sometimes prove tricky to navigate.
Elevated view of staff working in a busy open plan office

Ask a Manager: Responding to your boss' feedback

Nov 27, 2018
You may not like your supervisor's input, but it's important to stay calm and not get defensive.
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Ask a Manager: Should we talk politics at work?

Getting through Thanksgiving dinner is hard enough, do we have to dodge politics in the 9-to-5 now too?

How to get the vacation you deserve

Ask a Manager's Alison Green explains how to plan for time off.
Comedian Hugh Lloyd and his wife, Carol, prepare to go to Australia in 1969.
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Ask a Manager: Get me my vacation!

Ask us all your questions about getting your vacation time and using it well.
Maybe your dream vacation spot is in Cyprus, like for this sunbathing couple.

How to make sure your internship is worth your time

Ask a Manager's Alison Green answers listener questions about internships
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Ask a Manager: Navigating an internship

May 17, 2018
What are your questions for Alison Green about the ins and outs of internships?
Interns run with a court decision to reporters stationed outside of the U.S. Supreme Court June 29, 2015 in Washington, D.C.
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