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should offices have policies on healthy eating?

This post, should offices have policies on healthy eating? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I’m curious about how to institute a workplace healthy eating policy that is respectful and non-judgmental. The background: I work for a health charity that focuses on a single chronic disease. Our regional office...

update: my coworker refuses to wear a mask

This post, update: my coworker refuses to wear a mask , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. We have so many updates this year that I’m going to be posting six to seven times a...

I feel insulted by the rolls at my new job, coworker uses baby talk, and more

This post, I feel insulted by the rolls at my new job, coworker uses baby talk, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. I’m on vacation. Here are some past letters that I’m making new again, rather than leaving them to wilt in the archives. And how can we kick off December other than with… 1. I feel insulted by my new...

update: is “secretary” a demeaning title?

This post, update: is “secretary” a demeaning title? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Remember the letter-writer wondering if “secretary” is a demeaning title? Here’s the...

updates: the unflushed toilet, covering for a remote coworker, and more

This post, updates: the unflushed toilet, covering for a remote coworker, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Here are four updates from past letter-writers. 1. Employee...

updates: the remote employee without child care, the regretted recommendation, and more

This post, updates: the remote employee without child care, the regretted recommendation, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s “where are you now?” season at Ask a Manager, and I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Here are four updates from past letter-writers. 1....

my company gives terrible gifts

This post, my company gives terrible gifts , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: Every year, my company (with around 70 employees) picks out one corporate gift and sends it to all of us. Every year, it is terrible. One year they delivered hams to our homes, despite us having a fair number of vegetarians and...

update: explaining to clients that I’m pregnant with someone else’s babies

This post, update: explaining to clients that I’m pregnant with someone else’s babies , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s “where are you now?” season at Ask a Manager, and I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Here are four updates from past letter-writers. We have so many...

my boss wants me to host a product party for her, I compared my interviewer to my dog, and more

This post, my boss wants me to host a product party for her, I compared my interviewer to my dog, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. I’m on vacation. Here are some past letters that I’m making new again, rather than leaving them to wilt in the archives. 1. My former manager wants me to host a product party for...

updates: new manager tells us we’re defensive, working from home without privacy, and more

This post, updates: new manager tells us we’re defensive, working from home without privacy, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Here are four updates from past letter-writers....

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