I founded www.workplacecoachblog.com (still active) & ran for 39 years a nationally respected management consulting firm; authored four books, Beating the Workplace Bully, AMACOM 2016 & Solutions (both rated 4.8 stars out of 5 on amazon.com). I've written a "dear Abby for the workplace" weekly newspaper column for 38 years, love answering coach questions.

Lynne Curry

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    I Have to Go Back to Work, but No Employer Gives Me a Chance - Workplace Coach Blog

    When you can't get hired because of your personal life, here's what to do

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    LIstening as if you mean it, how would you rate your own skills?https://lnkd.in/gF3ZgJW #listeningskills #listening #personalcoaching #...

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    The Pandemic’s Silver Lining: You Work for Yourself - Workplace Coach Blog

    Freelance, contract, and gig work: the pleasures & the challenges

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    What Stops You from Saying What You Want to Say? Is It Worth It? - Workplace Coach Blog

    What stops you from speaking up; get over it.

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    After What He Did...Who Could Blame Me? - Workplace Coach Blog

    When you own your part in a conflict, you can resolve the conflict

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    My Name Keeps Me From Getting Hired; What Can I Do? - Workplace Coach Blog

    What to do when you can't get hired because someone with same has legal problems

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    Making the Case for Teleworking - Workplace Coach Blog

    teleworking: talking your employer into letting you telework

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    When the Workplace Sniper Won't Let Up - Workplace Coach Blog

    Tactics that work for handling workplace snipers

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    Today's Supreme Court Ruling May Ultimately Impact You - Workplace Coach Blog

    Venting on social media & free speech; today's U.S. Supreme Court ruling may impact you

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    Propel Yourself Into a New Job, Promotion or Raise...with a bit of work...even if you're stuck @ home - Workplace Coach Blog

    MOOC courses can propel yourself into a new job, promotion or raise even if you're stuck @ home

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    Handling the Emotional Roller Coaster Some People & Situations Inspire - Workplace Coach Blog

    conflict management strategies that work to handle the emotional roller coaster

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    Can My Manager Make Me Keep My Webcam On? - Workplace Coach Blog

    Can your manager make you keep your video on during team meetings?

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      Does Your Job Make You Sick? - Workplace Coach Blog

      Does your job make sick? Here's what to consider and what you can do about it.

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        Entering a Job Market Pounded by the Pandemic - Workplace Coach Blog

        Finding a job after college graduation; key strategies for landing a job

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        Absentee Manager Leaves Employees Hanging - Workplace Coach Blog

        Problem manager leaves employees hanging; 4 strategies that work

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        How to Move Past an Employer's Betrayal - Workplace Coach Blog

        Question: I was laid off last week, along with two other employees, without advance warning or severance. I received a …

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        Writing a Pandemic-updated 2021 Resume - Workplace Coach Blog

        writing a 2021 updated resume that passes the employer's screening software

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        The Past Hangs On: the baggage that compromises your career/life - Workplace Coach Blog

        Dropping emotional baggage to free your brain and work life

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        Cut-throat Manager Suing Me for Torpedoing Her Career - Workplace Coach Blog

        being sued by a former cutthroat manager

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        Interviewing in COVID Times - Workplace Coach Blog

        How to prepare for a job interview in COVID times, from virtual interviewing to masks to new procedures

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        Up Against a Workplace Street Fighter: 7 Traps to Avoid - Workplace Coach Blog

        7 traps to avoid when a bully or workplace street fighter tries to flatten you

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        Former Manager Says "Fire Them All"; Separating Fact from Fiction - Workplace Coach Blog

        Toxic workplace; former manager slings mud; decide for yourself

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        Success in the Pandemic: Blog/Writer Secrets - Workplace Coach Blog

        Wendy Lalli video’s interview for how I came to write Love.com, Beating the Workplace Bully, Managing for Accountability, my newspaper …

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          My Public Speaking Nightmare is About to Become True - Workplace Coach Blog

          even if you're not a public speaker, these tips can help you succeed

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          Worn out. Skeptical. Disengaged. - Workplace Coach Blog

          'When employees no longer trust employers, what happens when trust dies?

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          Can Our Manager Take Away a Promised Perk? - Workplace Coach Blog

          Can a manager take away a promised perk? Should a manager do it? As an employee, what can you do?

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          Operations Manager Rules By Intimidation - Workplace Coach Blog

          operation manager rules by intimidation--what are your options--leave or prove it

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          Snappy Comebacks WHEN You Need Them - Workplace Coach Blog

          When you work around bullies, snipers and gossipers, you need to be able to toss back comebacks under fire

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          Boorish Manager Said "I Blew It Out of Proportion" - Workplace Coach Blog

          When a problem manager tries to intimidate you & your manager says "you blew it out of proportion," what are your options?

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          Stopping a Coworker Who Makes Your Job a Living Hell - Workplace Coach Blog

          Problem with a coworker who makes your job a living hell? 3 strategies

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          COVID Career Reset - Workplace Coach Blog

          COVID changed you; change your career

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          Clueless Coworker - Workplace Coach Blog

          Coworker insults me and argues when you ask her to stop

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          Your Employee Right to Schedule Sanity v. Your Employer's Rights - Workplace Coach Blog

          Can your employer just adjust your work schedule or do you have employee rights?

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          The Unemployment Benefits Claim Surprise: The Hidden Cyber Scam - Workplace Coach Blog

          Targeted by an unemployment benefits claim cyber scam; actions to take immediately

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            If You Knew the True Story - Workplace Coach Blog

            If you knew the true story you'd understand

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            The Blame Shifter - Workplace Coach Blog

            Question: I admit it. I snap at coworkers. And sometimes customers. Maybe once a week. Not a lot. Only when …

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            Zoom Meetings a Train Wreck & Yikes, Breastfeeding? - Workplace Coach Blog

            Effective Zoom meetings and breastfeeding on Zoomn

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            The Right Way to Apologize - Workplace Coach Blog

            4 steps to an an effective apology

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            Can I Recover From My Supervisory Mistakes? - Workplace Coach Blog

            How to recover if you make the classic new supervisor mistakes

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            Hate Office Politics? Have to Work Under Your Underqualified Former Coworker? - Workplace Coach Blog

            Office politics, you can choose not to play, and if so, you may be out of the game

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            An Applicant’s Bad Date (or Worse) Behavior Torpedoes His Job Offer - Workplace Coach Blog

            Withdrawing a job offer if a current employee tells you an applicant date-raped her

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            COVID Knocks...Don't Let It In the Door - Workplace Coach Blog

            COVID Knocks, a short story in 101 words; don't let it in the door!

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            Racism in the Workplace - Workplace Coach Blog

            Racism in the workplace; skills & strategies to create respect & break down "us" versus "them"

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            The Price You Pay for Avoiding Conflict - Workplace Coach Blog

            You can't afford the price you pay for avoiding conflict.

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            Polarization is Killing Our Country: 7 Concrete Steps to Heal - Workplace Coach Blog

            6 steps for healing our polarized, divided country; the stakes are high; we can heal our divide

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            When Your Boss Asks You to Lie - Workplace Coach Blog

            Maintaining your ethics when your boss asks you to lie. How to tell the truth and keep your boss happy at the same time--in the short run.

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            COVID quarantines us, but doesn't stop us - Workplace Coach Blog

            COVID quarantines us but doesn't stop us.

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            You Lost Out; The Promotion You Felt Was Yours Went to Someone Else - Workplace Coach Blog

            Dealing with career setback so they're temporary, not permanent & so you win the next promotoin

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            If It's My Supervisor Who Creates the Problems, Can I Keep My Job? - Workplace Coach Blog

            When it's the supervisor who creates the problem, what recourse do I have if I get fired?

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            My Job is at Risk from an Alcoholic Boss - Workplace Coach Blog

            When you work for an alcoholic boss, realize you can't change their behavior

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            Sexually Suggestive Texts From A Senior Manager You Can't Afford to Tick Off - Workplace Coach Blog

            Sexually suggestive texts from a client you can't afford to tick off

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            5 people problems and how to solve them – Medical Office Manager

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            Dealing with Ms. Snark...Wait...Who's the Problem? - Workplace Coach Blog

            Anger management and office politics

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            Failure Is Not An Option: How Not to Let Anything Throw You Off Your Game - Workplace Coach Blog

            Playing your A game when you're frustrated; how to tunnel through or use frustration energy.

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            Getting Your Mojo Back: Motor Through Set-backs to Joy - Workplace Coach Blog

            Deal with setbacks in life, get your mojo back and find joy

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            Make Your Career Dream a Reality - Workplace Coach Blog

            What are your career goals and dreams? Make them happen.

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            Director Has Ice Water in Her Veins - Workplace Coach Blog

            What can employees do when they work for a problem boss?

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            When You Work for a Clueless Manager who Doesn't "Get It" - Workplace Coach Blog

            What can an employee do when s/he works for a clueless manager who doesn't get it; how can s/he take the message higher?

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            Make Something Special Happen in 2021 - Workplace Coach Blog

            Make something special happen in 2021; this is the year to realize your dreams's; 3 effective strategies

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            What Employees Want for Christmas 2020: Someone Who “Gets It” (part 3 of a series) - Workplace Coach Blog

            Employee engagement, morale and productivity rests on empathy--how do you build into your workplace?

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            You Worked for a Crook Who Fired You Abruptly? Don't Waste Time Badmouthing Your Ex-boss; Explore Your Legal Options. - Workplace Coach Blog

            After years of hard work, you're fired abruptly for no reason, and he took advantage all along

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            Framed by a Vengeful Coworker - Workplace Coach Blog

            When you've been framed by a coworker who put the moves on & you said "no"

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            Love/hate relationship with my boss - Workplace Coach Blog

            Question: My boss and I have a love/hate relationship. He’s a good guy and smart but rough around the edges. …

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            Avoiding a Meltdown: When Something Has To Give & You Fear It's You - Workplace Coach Blog

            When you're close to a job meltdown, how to balance the stress you take on

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            Who Needs to Take Action When Your New Colleagues Make It Clear You Are Not Welcome - Workplace Coach Blog

            Who needs to step to the plate when mean girls target a new employee?

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            Social Media Attention: how to honestly attract viewers - Workplace Coach Blog

            Social media marketing: real, honest, authentic & of value to your customers

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            If You're Cyber-bullied, Here's What To Do - Workplace Coach Blog

            It happened You thought it only happened in the movies or bad spy novels. Now, it’s happened to you. Unknown …

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            Making the Best of Winter Despite COVID: because of you, we overcome the despites; thank you - Workplace Coach Blog

            We got this despite the challenges, the is much that's good, though it takes effort and help

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            What makes a bully & can they change? - Workplace Coach Blog

            Can bullies change, can victims change, what makes a bully?

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            Supervisor Confessed His Romantic Feelings for Me - Workplace Coach Blog

            Supervisor stepped over the line when he confessed his romantic feelings

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            Sticking My Neck Out & Asking You To Say What You Want In This Book - Workplace Coach Blog

            A how to guide for managing for accountability

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            How Can I Remain Neutral in the Cold War Between My Supervisor and Co-worker? - Workplace Coach Blog

            Question: My co-worker, “Aly,” texts on her cellphone held under her desk, surfs the Internet, fakes going to the bathroom …

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            1036 miles since COVID began - Workplace Coach Blog

            We started walking to defeat COVID; we'll never stop.

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            Turning the Tables on Workplace Bullies - Workplace Coach Blog

            Outsmart workplace bullies by turning the tables on them

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            Save Your Career From a Vindictive Manager's Targeting: Here's How - Workplace Coach Blog

            Handling a bully manager without losing your job or reputation

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            Does banter cross the line or does political correctness kill the fun? - Workplace Coach Blog

            Banter and political correctness, are the victim or the problem?

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              What to do when your boss treats everyone badly - Workplace Coach Blog

              Actions to take when you work for a bad boss

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              Decoding Personality Conflicts - and who you drive crazy - Workplace Coach Blog

              Fixing personality conflicts by understanding the 4 key personality types.

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              COVID Powerlessness...or "we got this!" - Workplace Coach Blog

              If you're feeling COVID fatigue or powerless over COVID, take control over yourself.

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              These Homeless Men in South Africa Turned Lockdown Into a 'Life-Changing' Agricultural Project

              A group of men in a COVID-19 homeless shelter in South Africa turned the lockdown into a successful agricultural project, here's how.

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                My Manager Wants Me to Compromise My Ethics - Workplace Coach Blog

                When your manager wants you to do the wrong thing, how do you keep your job?

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                Trouble at Wilderness Lodge - Workplace Coach Blog

                Domestic violence IS your business

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                Scared to Tell My Boss He Needs to Lose Weight - Workplace Coach Blog

                Can you tell your boss the honest truth? Or is it better to just shut up?

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                Turned Down for a Job Despite Being More Than Qualified - Workplace Coach Blog

                Question: I’ve been looking for a job for two months without landing one.  It torches me that I’ve not even …

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                Passed Over for a Promotion I Deserved - Workplace Coach Blog

                Passed over for a promotion you deserved

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                Don’t Take a Bad Job; Ask These ?s First & Reference Check The Supervisor - Workplace Coach Blog

                How to choose the right job

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                I told a little white lie; my boss hasn't figured it out - Workplace Coach Blog

                Ethics, lying and doing the right thing.

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                My co-workers think I slept my way to the top. I didn't, but the rumors are taking their toll - Workplace Coach Blog

                sexual harassment and sleeping with the boss

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                  My Coworker Barges In, I Had Enough, I Swatted Her - Workplace Coach Blog

                  Question: My coworker barges into my office when I’m on the phone with customers and interrupts me with questions, derailing …

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                  My Job Bores Me To Tears, But I Don't Dare Jump - Workplace Coach Blog

                  Question: For the last eight months, I’ve tried everything I can think of to make myself like my job. Nothing …

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                  I Was Laid Off; Now That My Employer is Hiring Do I Get My Job Back? - Workplace Coach Blog

                  Question: My employer laid me off due to COVID-19 in April. The job scene is a disaster. I get up …

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                  My Coworker Wants Me to Join Forces in Getting Rid of Our Supervisor - Workplace Coach Blog

                  Question: My co-worker and I had a horrible blowup last week. She invited me over to dinner. After dinner she …

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                  I Supervise An Employee So Different From Me I Can't Get A Read On Him - Workplace Coach Blog

                  Question: I inherited three new direct reports when our management team downsized. One of them worries me. I don’t understand …

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                  My Employer Asks Personally Invasive Questions; Do I Have to Answer? - Workplace Coach Blog

                  Question: My employer emailed me a health status questionnaire that’s due Friday. I’m used to and feel okay about questions …

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                  Not Sure What I'm Doing That Ticks Off My Coworkers: Is It That I'm Fast & Young? - Workplace Coach Blog

                  Question: I like my job. I work hard and fast. I want to get ahead. This irritates two of my …

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                  My Boss Cheats Customers But I Don't Want to Lose My Job - Workplace Coach Blog

                  Question: Three months ago, I finally found an employer that would let me work between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., …

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                  3 Bully Tricks & How To Evade Them - Workplace Coach Blog

                  Bullies play tricks and wield weapons so they can dominate and win. If you’ve been on the wrong end of …

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                  Unemployment’s Ugly Sibling: Underemployment-What To Do If You're Underemployed - Workplace Coach Blog

                  You’re lucky to have a job, except you don’t feel lucky. Perhaps you work parttime but need full-time work. You …

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                  Sex Offender On-site; What Do I Need To Do? - Workplace Coach Blog

                  Question: I work in a retail store undergoing a remodel in a mall next to other stores that teens and …

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                  Employee Thought He Deserved the Job I Landed...Now Gunning for Me - Workplace Coach Blog

                  Question: I recently landed a dream job managing a department for a strong, growing company. On my first day, I …

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                  A Performance Improvement Plan Means Your Manager Plans to Fire You, Right? - Workplace Coach Blog

                  Question: I’m been ordered to call you. Nothing personal against you, but I’m not having any. For the last year, …

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                  My boss asked for feedback and I told the truth. Big mistake. What now? - Workplace Coach Blog

                  Question: After my boss made a presentation to staff that fell flat, he came into my office, closed the door, …

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                  The Workplace Jerk - Workplace Coach Blog

                  You’ve met him. The coworker with an attitude. Who mutters nasty comments under his breath and takes pleasure in being …

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                    Bad References Haunt You: 2 Steps You Can Take Right Now - Workplace Coach Blog

                    Question: Our company isn’t doing well, and my current employer needs to lay me off. I’m on good terms with …

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                    Targeted: New Supervisor Wants to Run Me Off - Workplace Coach Blog

                    Question: Note: this post addressed a question that came in through the Ask a Coach section of this blog. Two …

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                    Failing Grade in Office Politics - Workplace Coach Blog

                    Note: This post responds to questions posed in the Ask a Coach section of workplacecoachblog.   Question: I’m getting a failing …

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                    When Politics Sours Workplace Friendships - Workplace Coach Blog

                    Question: I’ve had lunch daily with the same three co-workers for almost four years. We share everything and have stayed …

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                    Stopping a Bully Senior Manager Without Risking Your Job - Workplace Coach Blog

                    Question: I face a situation that has no easy answer and no good solution. As the newly hired human resources …

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                    Staying Upbeat at Work Despite an Emotionally Abusive Spouse - Workplace Coach Blog

                    Question: I work in sales and COVID-19 has knocked our business to its knees. I fear being laid off and …

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                    Protecting My Privacy from a Coworker's Prying Eyes - Workplace Coach Blog

                    Question: What rights do I have when my employer’s receptionist repeatedly invades my privacy by opening my personal mail?  I …

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                    When Your Boss is the Bully & Has All the Power - Workplace Coach Blog

                    Question: Soon after I started a job as an HR generalist, my new peers came to me saying, “I don’t …

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                    Employee Threw Me Under the Bus - Workplace Coach Blog

                    Question: I’m a new supervisor and one of my employees threw me under the bus even though I’ve repeatedly helped …

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                    We Don't Want to Quit Over Our Manager's Gross Habit, Can You Help? - Workplace Coach Blog

                    Question: If it wasn’t so petty and disgusting, this would be funny. Our small company has one restroom. A lock …

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                    My Job Is In Jeopardy Over A Comment I Made to a Friend On My Own Time - Workplace Coach Blog

                    Question: When my company promoted me to supervisor, my best friend took me out for a drink. That night he …

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                    Caught Job Hunting During the Workday - Workplace Coach Blog

                    Question: This morning my boss discovered I was job hunting during the workday. I have no idea how he figured …

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                    Drama Queens & Kings: Office Politics on Steroids - Workplace Coach Blog

                    I work with two drama queens. “Arielle” is always sure I or others are out to get her and make …

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                    Office Politics and the Mudslinger - Workplace Coach Blog

                    Question: Those of us who haven’t been laid off returned to the office two weeks ago. I’m somewhat ostracized; this …

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                    Written for You - Workplace Coach Blog

                    I was interviewed this morning by Jerry Jenkins of Left Behind fame for a podcast to his 2000 students. He …

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                    The Dratted Typo: Does It Crash My Chance for a Job? - Workplace Coach Blog

                    Question: About an hour after I sent out a resume I sweated over for days, I noticed a typo.  I …

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                    Ask a Coach - Workplace Coach Blog

                    Workplace coach blog's Ask a Coach tool allows anyone to submit a question and receive free feedback from an expert. We've assisted thousands of businesses, this resource allows us to do the same to anyone in the world...at no cost!

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                    Your Supervisor Wants to Squash You?: What Part of The Problem Do You Own? - Workplace Coach Blog

                    Question: Normally, my new employer’s office manager hires and supervises administrative assistants, but she was on a cruise in March …

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                    A Flashing Red Warning Light or My Fear? - Workplace Coach Blog

                    Question: I quit my former job in December, fearing that that if I didn’t leave, I’d be placed on a performance improvement plan. I took a month off and carefully screened prospective employers, looking for ones that said they believe in a healthy wor

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                    Freezing When Speaking In Public - Workplace Coach Blog

                    Question: I like to think things through before I speak, and I’m shy in public. This makes department meetings hard for me, as I feel put on the spot when our supervisor calls on me. Often what comes out of my mouth isn’t phrased as well as I’d like

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                    The Big NO-I Slept with My Boss - Workplace Coach Blog

                    Question: I did the big NO. I slept with my boss. At first it was exciting, and then it got old, but I didn’t know how to end it. Turns out, I didn’t need to. Someone spotted us coming out of a restaurant and necking in the parking lot afterward. She

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                    Workplace Bullying: a resource from a workplace coach - Workplace Coach Blog

                    A new review of Beating the Workplace Bully by a publisher, editor and author: https://bit.ly/39gDz2L BLOG, BOOK REVIEWS BOOK REVIEW: BEATING THE WORKPLACE BULLY: A TACTICAL GUIDE TO TAKING CHARGE BY LYNNE CURRY PH.D. by fromthefrontporch At one point or

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                    Stress Junky - Workplace Coach Blog

                    If your work pace resembles a jet stream, you’ve probably heard all that advice about relaxing. Forget those critics—what do they know? Go for maximum stress. Stress hormones, particularly adrenaline, give you the cheapest biochemical high legally ava

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                    Cyberbullying & And The Return Takedown - Workplace Coach Blog

                    Question: Several months ago, a new employee in my wife’s workplace downloaded a free Amazon.com app called Burn Book. After that, more and more of her coworkers downloaded the app and joined a Burn Book twitter account.  They started posting nasty ran

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                    Four Mistakes That Could Cost You a Job - Workplace Coach Blog

                    You expected a job offer. You knew you interviewed well.  The interviewer shook your hand when you both stood up, said “great interview,” and chatted with you on your way to the elevator. Then, the form letter rejection. Would you like to kno

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                    Dishonest Former Supervisor's Bad Reference Haunts Me - Workplace Coach Blog

                    Question: After eight months of putting up with a problem supervisor, “Alex,” I quit a job I liked and left coworkers I enjoyed. Alex was sneaky and smooth, but he had charisma. He came on like he was your best friend and committed to honesty, but he

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                    Emotional Landmine Eating - Workplace Coach Blog

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