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As a teacher, can I refer students to my professional business?

I teach writing to adults. When they ask me to edit something that's not for class (say, for their professional work), can I refer them to my private writing/editing business, even if they're currently enrolled in my class? [more inside]
posted by toomuchkatherine on Aug 12, 2013 - 5 answers

How do I ask for a work/life balance?

I found a class I'd like to take after work. How bad would it look to ask my new boss if I could leave 5 or 10 minutes early to get there on time? [more inside]
posted by windbox on Jun 15, 2012 - 21 answers

The Working Class Goes To Heaven

Happy May 1, everyone! Movie questions - I'm putting together a film series showing radical comedy about being working class/pink collar/lower-middle-class, mostly drawn from the sixties, seventies and early eighties. Or at least I hope I am - this was inspired by realizing how great 9 to 5 is and a vague memory of seeing reruns of other movies with a similar sensibility on the late show in the late eighties and early nineties. [more inside]
posted by Frowner on May 1, 2012 - 32 answers

How can I transition into a full time intense job?

Help me be awesome at my new professional job and not revert into secretary mode. I need help transitioning from freelancer/tele-commuter/former office monkey into a real career woman. Also, some class angst! [more inside]
posted by lollipopgomez on Apr 10, 2012 - 3 answers

I have a postgraduate degree. Now what?

I have a Master's degree. I have no idea how to break into the career field I want. I have class issues that I think are preventing me from feeling like I CAN break into the career I want. Please help me figure out how to "place" myself as I start a job search. [more inside]
posted by nakedmolerats on Sep 2, 2011 - 17 answers

Group assortation, marriage and income

Marriage and group assortation -- is it really as bad as it seems? [more inside]
posted by acoutu on Aug 23, 2007 - 20 answers

in-laws and class differences

Just got done with an extended discussion of how weird my family is, after we decided to go to a buffet for thanksgiving rather than get together with the in-laws. Part of the problem is that my side of the family is "economically disadvantaged" and spouse's side of the family is middle class. [more inside]
posted by craniac on Nov 2, 2005 - 22 answers

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