Workplace Coach

Question: I supervise 15 employees, the largest crew in our company, and I report to the general manager. I’m expected to handle employees who don’t show up on time or do...

Question: When our company downsized, we eliminated our marketing department and I became charged with maintaining our company’s blog and newsletter. Both are thankless tasks. Few people read the blog, despite...

Question: I’ve just learned that my employer allowed our accounting manager to take payroll records home on a laptop, which got stolen in a home burglary. Now I have to worry...

Question: I’m scared I’m going to lose my job. My coworkers and I work for a bully boss. He insults us constantly. When he’s upset, he yells things like “who’s going...

Question:  I work for an oil patch company. Profit is king to our senior management and chief executive officer, but we’re barely making it. I’m the human resources specialist, and I’ve...

You have two job offers – so how do you choose? Are you torn between two potential jobs, both of which you might be able to land? Do they both have...

When United Airlines employees heard the now-famous statement from Dr. David Dao, “Nope. I’m not getting off the flight. I’m a doctor and have to see patients tomorrow morning,” it could...

Question: When my friends and I go out, they talk with me about their exciting new jobs. They’re all jazzed by their new duties and what they’re learning. When they ask...

Question: I’m an outside salesperson. Customers regularly email me in the evenings and I respond to these emails immediately. I also text and email the other sales people with leads and...

Question: My employer just threatened to fire me for having decent values and wanting to maintain them at work. Here’s the problem. I work for a large sports facility that serves...