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How To Get a Manager To Listen Oct. 15, 2020

At Work

Q: My manager asks many questions regarding every project he assigns me. The problem is that with ev... Read More

Meaning Under the Mercury and Mars Opposition Sep. 24, 2020

Horoscopes by Holiday

During this Mercury and Mars opposition, some will be fascinated by activities that are not so meani... Read More

Fall's First Day Sep. 22, 2020

Horoscopes by Holiday

Day in perfect measure with night, the sunburst into the sign of scales marks autumn's first day. Ol... Read More

Online Actions Have In-Person Consequences Aug. 21, 2020

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: My direct manager recently deleted me on the networking website LinkedIn. I have repeate... Read More

The Complaint Department Is Open Aug. 13, 2020

Work Daze

You hate to complain. But what choice do you have? You simply must complain about all the complainer... Read More

Going Bad Going Remote Aug. 06, 2020

Work Daze

It's true! Even good managers can go bad when they go remote. And bad managers — they get wors... Read More

My First Day on the Job Jun. 03, 2020

Social Security and You

I've been writing this column and answering people's questions about Social Security for more than 2... Read More

Jealousy Consumes Manager of New Hire Feb. 13, 2020

At Work

Q: I was interviewed and recommended for hire by a regional manager I was to replace. He was transfe... Read More

The High Crime Every Impeachment Manager Favors Feb. 06, 2020

Daily Editorials

When House impeachment manager Sylvia Garcia made her final argument for removing President Donald T... Read More

What About Loyalty? Feb. 05, 2020

Classic Zig Ziglar

As one of the most colorful managers of all time, Casey Stengel, manager of the New York Yankees for... Read More

Reaching Your Expiration Date Nov. 14, 2019

Work Daze

Is that your phone? Don't pick it up. Is your computer receiving an email? Don't turn it on. Sure,... Read More

Promo A Go-Go Nov. 09, 2019

Katiedid Langrock

Congratulations! Your big new promotion is wonderful news. You definitely deserve your new, supersiz... Read More

Promo A Go-Go Nov. 07, 2019

Work Daze

Congratulations! Your big new promotion is wonderful news. You definitely deserve your new, supersiz... Read More

What Makes a Complaint Vindictive? Oct. 31, 2019

At Work

Q: I work in a small laboratory on a team with several others, who have all been here for years. Our... Read More

Prepare Yourself for Illegal Tactics Sep. 19, 2019

At Work

Q: I question our new manager's ethics. She has been on the job at our senior complex for only sever... Read More

What to Do When a Boss Doesn't Act Like One Aug. 22, 2019

At Work

Q: I worked at a charity-run store for one year. Our manager was an alcoholic, but we didn't know it... Read More

Boss Raises Anxiety Feb. 26, 2019

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: I enjoy my job, but my boss is a bit hit-or-miss. Sometimes he's very friendly with me, ... 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

Don't Undersell Yourself: Claim Your Hard-Earned Commission Nov. 29, 2018

At Work

Q: I've been a top sales representative in every job I've had, and I have worked in fields were the ... Read More

Should I Try Being My Own General Contractor? Nov. 22, 2018

Here's How

Dear James: I am planning to build a new home for myself and my two children. I have looked at many ... Read More