Author: Alison Green

Filter by Popularity: - - - -
Thumbnail
The Cut's Ask a Boss columnist Alison Green has read thousands of cover letters. Here, she offers ten tips on how to write a cover... [Read More]
Tags: Cover - Get You - Write
Thumbnail
... And four other tricky workplace dilemmas. [Read More]
What to do when your creative role turns into drudgery... [Read More]
Tags: Job - Changed - Hate
Thumbnail
Not notifying prospective employees is thoughtless and rude. [Read More]
Tags: Why - Don't - Employers
Thumbnail
Here are the ten best questions to ask in an interview — to both impress your potential employer, and figure out if it's the right... [Read More]
Thumbnail
..And four other tricky workplace dilemmas. [Read More]
Thumbnail
You can often negotiate more vacation time for yourself as part of the job-offer negotiation process, or when you've been on the job for a... [Read More]
Thumbnail
You can often negotiate more vacation time for yourself as part of the job-offer negotiation process, or when you've been on the job for a... [Read More]
Thumbnail
Set boundaries with a coworker who leans on you too much for help. [Read More]
Tags: Coworker - Treats - Me
Thumbnail
"In our open office, this dog barks, whines, plays with loud toys, steals food, chews other people's personal belongings, and rummages through trash." [Read More]
Thumbnail
..And four other tricky workplace dilemmas. [Read More]
Thumbnail
Workplace advice columnist Alison Green shares how to prepare for a job interview. "Prepare for it about twice as much as you think you might... [Read More]
Thumbnail
..And four other tricky workplace dilemmas. [Read More]
Thumbnail
"I started crying and couldn't stop. I think it was almost relief just to know what my boss wants of me, combined with surprise and... [Read More]
Thumbnail
Alison Green, workplace columnist for New York Magazine's the Cut, writes about how to deal with a passive-aggressive boss. The key thing to know is... [Read More]
Thumbnail
Rather than stewing over an aspect of your boss, it's a lot more productive to understand that her working style may not change. [Read More]
Thumbnail
It's based on the somewhat misleading idea that people accept negative feedback better when they also hear about what's going well. [Read More]
It's based on the somewhat misleading idea that people accept negative feedback better when they also hear about what's going well. [Read More]
Thumbnail
Think about what your interviewer wants to hear. [Read More]
Thumbnail
How do I handle this without exploding at him? [Read More]
Jump To: