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Office Politics

  1. science of us
    What Kind of Person Steals Their Co-workers’ Lunch?We talked to a lunch thief to find out.
  2. advice
    Ask a Boss: My Manager Is a Slacker!Going over her head might not work.
  3. advice
    Ask a Boss: My Co-worker Talks to Herself Nonstop!Try asking her to help you out (by shutting up).
  4. advice
    Ask a Boss: How Do I Shut Up a Mansplainer?Keep being assertive.
  5. advice
    Ask a Boss: I Have Two Bosses, and They Hate Each Other!Don’t get caught in the middle.
  6. advice
    Ask a Boss: My Boss Asks My Advice Then Ignores It!Asking your opinion isn’t a promise to agree.
  7. advice
    Ask a Boss: My Boss Is a Micromanager!There might be a good reason.
  8. advice
    Ask a Boss: I’ve Been Covering for My Friend’s Mistakes!You have an obligation to speak up.
  9. advice
    Ask a Boss: My Co-worker Is a Slacker!Don’t get mad, but don’t cover for her, either.
  10. advice
    Ask a Boss: My Male Co-worker Makes More Than I Do!This sure sounds like discrimination.
  11. advice
    Ask a Boss: My Co-worker Wants Everyone to Call Her Boyfriend Her ‘Master’!You don’t have to join in their relationship this way.
  12. advice
    Ask a Boss: My Co-workers Won’t Stop Asking Me Out!You need to talk to HR.
  13. advice
    Ask a Boss: How Do I Get Out of Doing a Sweat-Lodge Ceremony With My Co-workers?You definitely do not have to participate.
  14. advice
    Ask a Boss: My Employee Expects Way Too Much From This Job!It can be hard to go from star student to the lowest rung on the ladder at work.
  15. advice
    Ask a Boss: How Do I Improve My Work Ethic?Stop telling yourself you’re “lazy.”
  16. advice
    Ask a Boss: I’m Expected to Work Extra Because I Don’t Have Kids!You’re as entitled to your off-work time as anyone else is.
  17. office politics
    Don’t Tell Women in Advertising That They Lack ‘Vertical Ambition’An ad man fails to see the nuance of sexism in the workplace, says women are happy where they are in lower-level positions.
  18. advice
    Ask a Boss: My Intern Is Unbelievably Rude!You should not put up with this.
  19. advice
    Ask a Boss: I’m an Introvert and It’s Holding Me Back!Try to be more curious about your co-workers.
  20. advice
    Ask a Boss: My Colleague Won’t Shut Up!Are you ready to call him out?
  21. advice
    Ask a Boss: My Employee Dresses Like a Slob!Be as straightforward as possible.
  22. advice
    Ask a Boss: Am I Too Needy With My New Boss?Plus: My assistant keeps giving me gifts!
  23. advice
    Ask a Boss: My Co-workers Are Gossiping About Me!Plus: I have nothing to do at my internship.
  24. office non-romance
    10 Women on Making Friends at WorkThe pleasures and pitfalls of having an office bestie.
  25. office politics
    Life Is Too Short for Work SaladPlease don’t pass judgment on my lunch.
  26. office politics
    Why We Need Older Women in the WorkplaceThey show us who we want to be.
  27. pay day
    Women Can’t End the Wage Gap on Their OwnAsking for more is great — but employers have to do their part, too.
  28. true stories
    10 Women on Their Female BossesWhat changes at work when there’s a woman in charge?
  29. office politics
    12 Women on How to Ask for More Money at WorkWhat they’ve learned.
  30. office politics
    Jill Abramson Will Never Know Why She Got FiredWomen leaders can never be sure if they’re struggling because of their own performance, or others’ expectations.
  31. no gender biases here
    Study: Most People Aren’t Biased Against Female BossesA study of studies on gender biases. 
  32. office politics
    How to Be Powerful, Likable, and Female: Learn From Jenna LyonsLike a boss.
  33. office sex
    Why a Woman Should Never Date Her Co-workersThe problems go much deeper than a walk of shame through the office.