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Fighting for What Is Right Feb. 14, 2019

At Work

Q: I have been a (100 percent) successful commissioned outside sales representative for the last 10 ... Read More

No Such Thing as a Slam-Dunk Lawsuit Feb. 07, 2019

At Work

Q: Could a potential employee who is asked to sign a non-compete employment agreement just sign the ... Read More

Cover Letters That Make or Break You Jan. 31, 2019

At Work

Q: Articles say human resources departments no longer read cover letters, so why are they still expe... Read More

All Suffer From Bad Hire Jan. 24, 2019

At Work

Q: I am a human resources professional (independent contractor) who was offered the full-time positi... Read More

Helping a Co-Worker Above and Beyond the Expected Jan. 17, 2019

At Work

Q: Working with others always takes some compromising and negotiating, so as to not be run over or u... Read More

Do What's Best for Your Child Jan. 12, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I have been married for three years. Two months after the wedding, I discovered that my ... Read More

It's Unfair, But It's Not Your Place Jan. 11, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I am the manager of a small bakery. I've had the same employee, "Sue," for the past nine... Read More

Your Resentment Is Hurting You Jan. 10, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My relationship with my mother has always been challenging. When she could no longer gra... Read More

You Can Only Do So Much Jan. 05, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I have five younger brothers who mean everything to me. Three of them still live with my... Read More

Never Skip an Attorney Review Before Signing a Contract Dec. 27, 2018

At Work

Q: My new employer asked me to sign an employment agreement that has a non-compete clause in it and ... Read More

Old Habits Die Hard Dec. 20, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: After many years of using smokeless tobacco, I'd like to quit. Are there any effective m... Read More

Untrustworthy Fiance Dec. 17, 2018

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: I got engaged in June 2017. My fiance and I are planning the wedding for next year, in N... Read More

Employee Soon Quits Inhumane Environment Dec. 13, 2018

At Work

Q: I am several years from retirement age, so I needed a part-time job for extra money. I was happy ... Read More

Power Harassment Indifference Dec. 12, 2018

Jim Hightower

Anti-feminist politicos and talk show yakkers try to ridicule the reality that women in our rich and... Read More

Despite #MeToo, Office Romances Are Here to Stay Dec. 06, 2018

At Work

Q: When I met my new boss, I was instantly attracted to him. He didn't wear a wedding ring, but he w... Read More

Blame the Parent, Not the Child Dec. 01, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I am in my 60s and have been married for 10 years to a wonderful man. It's a second marr... Read More

Either Be a Model Employee or Get a New Job Nov. 27, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My supervisor rarely states his desires clearly. But if I take the initiative or ask him... Read More

Boss Takes Credit for Subordinate's Work Nov. 22, 2018

At Work

Q: I've been in the same job for five years, and I have a good work record. I've done extra assignme... Read More

Teaming With a Narcissist Nov. 15, 2018

At Work

Q: One of the members of our team of six is openly rude and sarcastic to me but nice to the others. ... Read More

Major Trouble Nov. 15, 2018

Work Daze

Whoops! Looks like you made a big boo-boo, way back in college, when you chose your major. At the ... Read More