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A senior manager keeps tabs on everything and tattles on me

How do I keep my job if a manager hates me? [more inside]
posted by Asian_Hunnie on Mar 22, 2014 - 21 answers

Thank You Emails?

I want to send some post-interview thank you emails, but I don't have the email addresses of the people I interviewed with. Should I email the recruiting contact asking for the email addresses, or just leave it alone? [more inside]
posted by naju on Nov 21, 2011 - 21 answers

How do I communicate employment enthusiasm without alienating anyone?

How do I explain a belated e-mail in a professional context? And how does one write a letter of inquiry to someone who already has the job? Bean-plate overthinking inside. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 23, 2010 - 4 answers

I really want to work for you, but if that's not going to happen then I really want to go to Europe.

Following up on a second job interview: they said the selection process would be "very quick." It's now been two weeks without hearing back from them. Do I follow up? I'd be happy to be patient, but there's a twist. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 10, 2009 - 6 answers

I really want this job. Can I say so?

[HR/employmentfilter] Is it very unorthodox or unacceptable to 'circumvent' an agency who put you forward for a job and ask questions of the employer directly? (UK if it matters) [more inside]
posted by ClarissaWAM on Jun 28, 2006 - 11 answers

Going-Away Gift

EmploymentFilter: I'm leaving a professional position tomorrow after eight months and the requisite two weeks' notice. It hasn't been a particularly good match for me (skills, interests, etc...) but my boss has nevertheless been a good guy to work for and has both tried to find ways to use my background and skills, and to give me opportunities to learn more. Once, in passing, he mentioned a bottle of whisky he was about to try. Should I get him one to say "thanks," since I don't think there are any alcohol sensitivity issues? [more inside]
posted by piro on Feb 8, 2005 - 15 answers

Is it bad to accept one job while holding out for another?

I am unemployed. I recently applied for 2 jobs. I'm much, much more interested in Job A. I will find out if I got Job B on Monday, while the application process for Job A will drag on until early March. Would it be unacceptable for me to accept Job B, while holding out for the potential of Job A? Job B is a full-time, junior position at popular website with a small, close-knit staff.
posted by anonymous on Dec 8, 2004 - 22 answers

Anybody have anecdotes about forearm tattoos in a professional setting?

Anybody have anecdotes about visible, as in on the forearm, tattoos in a professional setting? [more inside] [more inside]
posted by guyincognito on Mar 12, 2004 - 14 answers

What is the etiquette for putting future employment on your resume?

What is the etiquette for putting future employment on your resume? I will be a summer associate for a law firm between May and August, but am circulating my resume to other employers in anticipation of the interview process next fall. Is it acceptable to put "[Law Firm] - Summer Associate, May 2004 - August 2004" on a resume that you are handing out today?
posted by PrinceValium on Mar 10, 2004 - 15 answers

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