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I’ve had a series of health problems causing me to miss some work. Now people keep prying about my health, and I sense I’m getting a reputation as a sickly, unreliable person. What can I do?
My boss won’t let me work from home, even though I could be more productive there and I’m not needed in the office.
I made copies of my résumé at the office, and I left the original where my boss found it.
I’m younger than everyone else in my unit, and I’ve been promoted twice recently.
If you lack surface area to work in your office, you might think the problem is lack of space.
Most employees don’t quit out of the blue. They exhibit warning signs. The question is whether you’ll notice before it’s too late.
If a new CEO or senior executive takes over and vows to “shake things up,” don’t fret. While it’s wise to plan for upheaval by quietly job-hunting, also use the internal turmoil to your advantage.
In our lunchroom, the topic of layoffs comes up a lot.
You marvel at how some folks can do three things at once without skipping a beat. Their secret? They combine discipline and desire.

Contradict gently

by on May 1, 2001 10:00am
in Office Management

If an exec misstates a fact, correct the record gracefully.