Archive : Making Work Good (53)

May, 2018

Letter from the LA Times

November, 2017

Is it time for me to take a break?

July, 2017

I’m sick of dealing with incompetence

How to recover from a workplace affair?

January, 2017

How can I present my idea in a way that does not alienate my superiors?

Should I train my ungrateful co-workers? 

August, 2016

The new hire wants to manage me.

Should I report my boss’s illegal activity?

July, 2016

How can I deal with two employees hooking up?

April, 2016

I feel like I’m in a job that doesn’t fit who I am

January, 2016

How can I build a strong network?

August, 2015

Should I train colleagues to do my job?

July, 2015

I’m about to be fired. Can I save the job?

March, 2014

I have a great job. How can I keep it with a new baby?

February, 2014

What should I do when everyone else is drunk?

December, 2013

Whenever there’s no new post on your blog…

Hey, why did Mailbag disappear?

September, 2013

How do I make sure the men I email don’t think I want to date them?

July, 2013

Should I act older at work?

May, 2013

Dealing with an indecisive boss

March, 2013

I have bi-polar disorder and I keep getting fired

September, 2012

My boss passes off all her work to me.

May, 2012

How do you network when you live on a farm?

April, 2012

Can you stay at a good job too long?

March, 2012

How to find meaningful work

Choosing between a startup and a big company

February, 2012

How is ok to go without a raise?

Taking workplace anger personally

I don’t want to talk about myself

December, 2011

How Can I Look Older?

People at work are mean to me

November, 2011

How Do I Learn Social Skills?

Why Big Companies Don’t Negotiate Salary

Revealing a Tryst Between Co-workers

Preparing for a Performance Review

October, 2011

Anger Problems at Work

Dragging a Partner Out of the Closet

Choosing a Specialty

Sex Harassment: How Bad is This?

Will Adderall Help My Career?

September, 2011

Coping with Shyness

Focusing on career with a new baby in hand.

Can I Quit a Good Job?

Workaholic Boss

I Need a Manageable Workload

Am I Revealing Too Much?

Career Paths for Engineers

August, 2011

Using Social Media to Network

Jealous Co-workers

I Need a Mentor

Semi-Starving Artist

There’s No Money In My Future

July, 2011