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Ask a Manager

Anchor FM

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!

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!

Location:

United States

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Anchor FM

Description:

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!

Language:

English


Episodes

My employee lied about a reference

3/27/2019
An employee who lied to get a reference, avoiding hugs, and lots more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:30:48

How to say no to your boss

3/20/2019
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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:28:15

Help! I work for a micromanager

3/13/2019
Is there a way to get a micromanaging boss to back off? Maybe. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:36:50

I saw an email I wasn’t supposed to see

3/6/2019
The hazards of having access to your boss's email, touchy-feely coworkers, and more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:34:08

Tone in Job Interviews

2/27/2019
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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:31:43

My coworkers overshare -- and it gets really personal!

2/20/2019
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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:31:07

My coworker is unbearably negative

2/13/2019
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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:30:58

My coworkers say my boss is in love with me

2/6/2019
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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:30:37

How can I be a good manager?

1/30/2019
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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:38:14

What's Wrong With Being Chilly at Work?

1/23/2019
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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:30:09

We're All Awkward Creatures

1/16/2019
Alison talks with awkwardness expert Melissa Dahl about the things that make us cringe. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:29:17

I Don't Want to Become the Office Secretary

1/9/2019
When you're getting stuck with all the menial work, a rambling boss, and more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:27:46

How Do I Start a New Job on the Right Foot?

1/2/2019
Starting a new job can be nerve-wracking and awkward. Here's everything you need to know about being the new person. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:36:08

Where Are They Now? Updates from Past Callers

12/26/2018
Questions about office holiday parties and gift-giving, and stories of times that office holiday celebrations went terribly wrong. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:29:26

Holiday Mayhem at Work

12/19/2018
Questions about office holiday parties and gift-giving, and stories of times that office holiday celebrations went terribly wrong. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:32:07

Will I Ever Find a Job I Like?

12/12/2018
Will you ever find a job you like, what to do when you're asked to report on your boss, and more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:31:46

The Weird World of Interviewing Teenagers

12/5/2018
The principles that you use when you’re hiring adults don’t always work when you’re talking to teenagers. Alison talks with a summer camp owner who hires lots of teens about how interviewing teens is a whole different world. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:27:20

I'm the Boss and I Messed Up

11/28/2018
Recovering from a mistake as the boss, letting an employee change their mind about quitting, and more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:28:11

How to Cope with a Work Problem You Can't Change

11/21/2018
When you're stuck in a difficult situation at work and you don't have the power to change it, how do you hold on to your sanity? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:27:06

Do You Have to Be a Jerk to Succeed at Work?

11/19/2018
Do you have to be a self-interested jerk to succeed at work, what you're supposed to talk about in one-on-ones, and more Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:29:27