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I have to lay people off (while hiring). Help me be a good human.

I am a new boss at a small company and our business model recently changed. I have to hire about 10 new people — and layoff about 10 current staffers. The moves are to bring on the new skills we need for this new era. How can I do this kindly, respectfully, and in a way that sets up the team members who are staying with us for success after this rough period? [more inside]
posted by amoeba on May 22, 2015 - 28 answers

How do I review my manager without repercussions.

How honest can I afford to be in my upward manager review when he will know instantly that it's me? I have real issues to address but fear repercussions. And yes, it's supposedly anonymous. [more inside]
posted by Toto_tot on Oct 29, 2012 - 26 answers

Inventing a promotion. Possible?

Machievelli Filter: I see an opportunity at my office. [more inside]
posted by Buffaload on Dec 13, 2011 - 14 answers

How do I learn to manage up?

tips and resources for "managing up?" [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 13, 2010 - 7 answers

Natural leadership

I've noticed that some people have what I'm going to call "natural leadership"--that is, even if they're put into a situation where everyone is formally equal, they're the ones everyone looks to. I've been in countless such situations, and there's almost always been one person who was the one everyone else said to check with. I want to be that guy. What do I need to do to be that guy? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 6, 2010 - 72 answers

How to be a good "new boss"

I am your new boss. How can I get our relationship off to a good start? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 16, 2009 - 33 answers

Boss Management?

How to explain company problems to bosses? [more inside]
posted by emptyinside on Jan 11, 2007 - 19 answers

How can I get my boss to actually work?

How can I get my boss to actually work? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 28, 2006 - 18 answers

How can I decide if I'm management material?

How can I decide if I'm management material? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 23, 2005 - 17 answers

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