Author: Alison Green

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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]
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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]
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Set boundaries with a coworker who leans on you too much for help. [Read More]
Tags: Coworker - Treats - Me
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"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]
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..And four other tricky workplace dilemmas. [Read More]
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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]
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..And four other tricky workplace dilemmas. [Read More]
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"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]
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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]
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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]
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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]
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Think about what your interviewer wants to hear. [Read More]
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How do I handle this without exploding at him? [Read More]
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...And four other tricky workplace dilemmas. [Read More]
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We're not talking garden-variety incompetence here. We're talking wedding-crashing, organ-pilfering, horse-murdering bad. [Read More]
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The Cut's work advice columnist Alison Green writes to a woman in the tech industry whose boss frequently has sex in the office indiscreetly. [Read More]
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My boss says she has my back ... but does she? [Read More]
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Do not say, "I'm a perfectionist" or "I work too hard." [Read More]
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A higher-than-normal salary sounds great -- but should you worry? [Read More]
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