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Ask a Manager

HowStuffWorks / Alison Green

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Ask a Manager
Ask a Manager

Ask a Manager

HowStuffWorks / Alison Green

52
Followers
40
Plays
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About Us

Need expert advice on handling workplace dilemmas and dramas? Alison Green, founder of the popular website AskAManager.org, is here to help you resolve your toughest, most frustrating, or just plain weirdest work predicaments. Each week, she takes calls and talks directly with listeners about how to successfully tackle clueless coworkers, toxic bosses, impossible employees, crazy clients, and much more. Learn more at AskAManager.org and subscribe now!

Latest Episodes

My employee lied about a reference

An employee who lied to get a reference, avoiding hugs, and lots more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

31 MINMAR 27
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My employee lied about a reference

How to say no to your boss

Contrary to popular belief, you CAN say no to your boss -- as long as you do it the right way. Alison walks you through how to do it, what to say, and what not to say. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

27 MINMAR 20
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How to say no to your boss

Help! I work for a micromanager

Is there a way to get a micromanaging boss to back off? Maybe. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

36 MINMAR 13
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Help! I work for a micromanager

I saw an email I wasn’t supposed to see

The hazards of having access to your boss's email, touchy-feely coworkers, and more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

33 MINMAR 6
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I saw an email I wasn’t supposed to see

Tone in Job Interviews

The power dynamics in job interviews can make job seekers overly deferential. Don't do it! Today we talk about nailing your tone in an interview. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

31 MINFEB 27
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Tone in Job Interviews

My coworkers overshare -- and it gets really personal!

Coworkers who tell you way more than you want to hear, references you didn't offer, and more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

30 MINFEB 20
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My coworkers overshare -- and it gets really personal!

My coworker is unbearably negative

Being around negative people who complain all the time can be exhausting, especially when they're a coworker and you're trapped in the office with them. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

30 MINFEB 13
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My coworker is unbearably negative

My coworkers say my boss is in love with me

Addressing problematic gossip from coworkers, negotiating salary when you get a written offer, a boss who freaks out when you're a few minutes late, and more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

30 MINFEB 6
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My coworkers say my boss is in love with me

How can I be a good manager?

Being a good manager is hard, and managers often don’t get a lot of guidance. Our guest is a new-ish manager who wants to make sure she’s doing a good job. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

37 MINJAN 30
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How can I be a good manager?

What's Wrong With Being Chilly at Work?

Why should you have to be social with coworkers, managing two employees when one is much stronger than the other, and more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

29 MINJAN 23
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What's Wrong With Being Chilly at Work?

Latest Episodes

My employee lied about a reference

An employee who lied to get a reference, avoiding hugs, and lots more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

31 MINMAR 27
Comments
My employee lied about a reference

How to say no to your boss

Contrary to popular belief, you CAN say no to your boss -- as long as you do it the right way. Alison walks you through how to do it, what to say, and what not to say. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

27 MINMAR 20
Comments
How to say no to your boss

Help! I work for a micromanager

Is there a way to get a micromanaging boss to back off? Maybe. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

36 MINMAR 13
Comments
Help! I work for a micromanager

I saw an email I wasn’t supposed to see

The hazards of having access to your boss's email, touchy-feely coworkers, and more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

33 MINMAR 6
Comments
I saw an email I wasn’t supposed to see

Tone in Job Interviews

The power dynamics in job interviews can make job seekers overly deferential. Don't do it! Today we talk about nailing your tone in an interview. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

31 MINFEB 27
Comments
Tone in Job Interviews

My coworkers overshare -- and it gets really personal!

Coworkers who tell you way more than you want to hear, references you didn't offer, and more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

30 MINFEB 20
Comments
My coworkers overshare -- and it gets really personal!

My coworker is unbearably negative

Being around negative people who complain all the time can be exhausting, especially when they're a coworker and you're trapped in the office with them. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

30 MINFEB 13
Comments
My coworker is unbearably negative

My coworkers say my boss is in love with me

Addressing problematic gossip from coworkers, negotiating salary when you get a written offer, a boss who freaks out when you're a few minutes late, and more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

30 MINFEB 6
Comments
My coworkers say my boss is in love with me

How can I be a good manager?

Being a good manager is hard, and managers often don’t get a lot of guidance. Our guest is a new-ish manager who wants to make sure she’s doing a good job. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

37 MINJAN 30
Comments
How can I be a good manager?

What's Wrong With Being Chilly at Work?

Why should you have to be social with coworkers, managing two employees when one is much stronger than the other, and more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

29 MINJAN 23
Comments
What's Wrong With Being Chilly at Work?