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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.
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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.
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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?
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How to talk to your co-workers

Apr 27, 2018
You don't usually get to choose who you spend your days with, so Ask a Manager's Alison Green teaches you how to navigate choppy waters.
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Can you gracefully quit your job?

Marketplace Weekend asks Alison Green how to resign a position.
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Ask a Manager: Should you let loose at the office holiday party?

Is it ever appropriate to give your boss a gift? We take your biggest holiday questions and ask a manager.
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