Tag: united-states

302 My boss' new hire, a friend of his, is making advances on me 2017-03-13T22:19:54.500

264 Is it acceptable to ask a waiter to pay if a customer leaves without paying? 2017-07-30T14:22:13.303

232 Required to work unpaid overtime to "make up" for a shorter commute after moving closer to the office 2016-05-23T09:14:48.287

178 Coworker throwing cigarettes out of a car, I criticized it and now HR is involved 2016-11-11T14:21:58.647

154 Customers take issue with employee's social media posts 2017-08-28T11:54:38.193

149 How and when should I disclose that I'm deaf? 2016-07-12T20:51:46.700

136 "Offensive" bumper sticker on car 2016-05-21T12:34:18.270

136 What can I do about fire and health hazards at my former workplace? 2017-09-26T13:32:11.290

133 How can a workplace rally after everyone's salary got leaked? 2015-01-07T05:27:39.283

127 Single parent takes many sick days 2016-04-25T13:35:35.927

121 Do I owe them a two week notice? 2016-07-28T16:35:40.520

119 Coworker curses under his breath as he works - should I ignore? 2017-10-09T15:41:59.070

113 Should I decline a gift from my boss (the new owner of the company)? 2017-08-01T14:48:43.167

106 How should I respond to an inappropriate question in a job interview? 2013-01-16T16:31:55.920

106 How can I approach my boss after I feel blackmailed with him threatening my wife's employment? 2014-08-13T12:55:07.733

103 UK based, new US employer changed contract on first day. How to handle professionally? 2016-05-05T08:44:50.017

93 My colleagues frown on me for using my vacation days. Should I stop using them so much? 2013-01-14T17:32:43.960

93 Co-worker knows a small fact about me and blowing it out of proportion 2017-10-15T17:24:49.703

90 Coworker, driving drunk, was arrested; I was his passenger. Do I tell employer? 2017-05-25T13:09:46.247

89 Boss is sending me out of state for an 8-day class. Would it look bad if I asked for an extra day to do something fun? 2015-03-18T16:38:48.400

87 Can an employer refuse my resignation? 2016-09-06T10:50:43.423

84 How can I reduce the size of a long resume without hiding all my skills and experience? 2012-04-19T17:12:02.790

83 How do I overcome my fear of speaking with an accent when communicating with a native English speaker? 2017-01-18T07:28:19.043

81 Boys only club after work 2015-04-23T14:31:38.603

81 Company doesn't follow security policies advertised to clients 2018-01-19T15:18:11.487

75 How to respond to request to use a first name? 2017-07-26T15:47:22.937

74 Are decals on a personal laptop unprofessional? 2017-06-02T20:32:26.387

73 How to leave a job for ethical/moral issues without explaining details to a potential employer 2016-10-24T12:05:10.837

73 I'm on a PIP but really need this job. Should I ask for a lower salary? 2016-12-11T16:34:05.057

73 Is it common to discuss the intent to leave with a manager before giving notice of resignation? 2017-07-08T22:56:55.343

72 As a Brit working in America, how can I get my American colleagues to stop mocking my accent/spelling? 2015-05-26T20:08:15.363

71 What should one do when paychecks keep bouncing? 2016-01-18T21:05:40.937

71 Is my workplace warning for texting my boss's private phone at night justified? 2016-09-28T10:52:20.210

68 Do you pay for lunch during a lunch interview? 2016-02-10T02:26:45.350

67 How to tell a company I won't do a background check? 2015-08-06T15:35:24.953

67 What do I say to my manager if he asked me about a colleague's raise? 2016-05-16T02:34:50.120

66 Manager is upset because I asked HR to clarify a company policy after he had explained it to me 2017-10-03T15:03:04.870

65 Is there a reason that no one offers benefits for part-time employees? 2017-07-10T18:25:38.660

65 Job offer changed by company after acceptance? 2018-01-15T15:26:20.500

62 How to approach coworker who has cancer, if I'm not supposed to know? 2017-04-10T17:57:56.700

60 For future employers, how/when should I bring up not wanting to work unpaid overtime? 2015-09-11T20:12:33.893

59 Would drinking alcohol (when offered) during a meal that is part of an interview be likely to affect the perceptions of the interviewer? 2016-02-08T22:01:53.277

57 Should I still give two weeks' notice if I know my company won't honor a notice period? 2016-09-22T06:21:38.197

57 Someone peeled an American flag sticker off of my truck. What do I do? 2016-11-09T15:43:25.083

56 How to respond if boss asks if I'm looking for a new job 2015-10-11T17:18:50.997

55 Is it within the rights of my employer to pose limits on personal appearance such as hair color for only certain people with similar positions? 2017-10-16T13:53:04.167

52 How to respond to "this MUST be done" when I don't know how to do "this"? 2015-10-13T20:36:31.000

52 How to handle an aggressive outsourced manager trying to induce employee turnover to get their own staff in? 2017-07-03T10:47:53.153

52 Former employer did not send me the W-2 and is ignoring my emails. What to do? 2018-01-23T15:28:45.913

51 Told boss about racist remarks coworker made, but they don't want HR involved. What do I do? 2016-09-01T06:09:57.883

49 My voice gave the wrong impression in interviews (due to disability); how should I handle future interviews? 2014-09-10T10:14:41.217

49 Appropriate amount of time to stay with company after they paid for masters degree 2017-02-21T18:44:02.780

49 How serious is a letter of reprimand for a US public school teacher? 2018-02-22T17:58:24.000

48 How do I react and handle this situation with a condescending employee? 2016-06-05T17:05:28.583

47 Boss asked me to copy files from ex-CEOs computer 2014-09-02T14:42:18.717

47 How to take vacation days within first year without looking like a slacker 2015-12-10T22:10:00.467

46 A temp agency is asking me to release all my medical records. Should I be suspicious? 2014-06-18T19:46:43.913

46 Convicted felon looking for a job 2015-06-18T22:53:32.417

45 Should I tell my boss a coworker stiffed the waiters on a team lunch we all paid for 2015-04-07T04:39:04.440

45 Employer asks for "guarantor" to compensate damages due to consultant's "breach of the employment contract" 2016-07-17T04:18:43.670

45 What to do if I am sick and can't drive myself home? 2017-01-10T19:13:40.623

45 Chewed out for making a backup 2017-10-04T15:17:24.707

43 Why is giving two weeks notice a professionalism issue (and not a contract issue)? 2016-09-16T09:57:51.390

43 Is there discrimination hidden behind the phrase good written and verbal communication 2017-02-18T15:10:25.220

42 Should I continue to work for free? 2015-11-25T10:21:22.380

42 Is generic PTO without sick days / time normal in the US? 2017-06-18T20:05:31.510

41 In the United States is racial, ethnic, or national preference an acceptable hiring practice for departments or companies in some situations? 2016-10-14T15:18:15.107

41 How do I deal with a bad reference from a previous employer? 2017-11-10T13:17:59.387

41 Why does HR request I bring a birth certificate or passport to interview? 2017-12-08T15:14:11.620

40 Should I list an employer that fired me after two weeks? 2015-07-22T20:18:11.170

40 How to address decline in productivity due to possible burn-out, until my scheduled vacation starts? 2017-12-11T18:46:39.707

38 Can a boss tell an employee not to go to human resources? 2015-09-30T14:54:42.320

38 Recruiter wants me to take a loss upon hire 2016-10-18T12:25:07.283

38 How to cope with an extreme aversion to being yelled at as a professional? 2017-07-30T17:12:18.240

37 Is an open-source software contributor a valid work reference? 2016-12-20T06:41:56.933

37 Can my company prevent me from consuming alcohol outside of work? 2017-03-13T12:37:14.243

36 Company asking employees to take behavioral/personality test 2015-02-10T13:54:52.687

36 What (if anything) is polite/customary to do when leaving a company in the USA? 2015-05-06T14:21:10.043

36 Why is a voided blank check necessary to setup direct deposit if I've already provided my routing and account numbers? 2015-07-28T19:18:05.927

35 How to thank internship supervisor and their boss for not firing me? 2017-08-18T14:32:22.333

34 Etiquette related to stiffing poorly performing staff on Christmas gift after precedent was set last year 2017-12-07T18:59:43.320

33 Recovering from bad career decisions 2012-06-04T11:21:02.833

33 Why is compensation so much higher in the US than in Western Europe on average? 2015-04-09T09:13:30.503

32 This Recruiter wants my Social Security Number? 2013-01-23T15:04:19.100

32 How appropriate is company-sanctioned prayer? 2017-03-28T14:40:49.373

30 How can I convince my company to change their time off policy? 2012-10-01T14:36:11.153

28 As a male manager, how do I address a problem with my female employee's bathroom hygiene? 2016-12-27T22:25:15.153

27 Why would a company prefer firing people to laying them off? 2013-05-09T01:26:03.663

27 Can my employer demand that I show up to work 15 minutes before my shift but not pay me for that time? 2015-08-18T16:24:48.360

26 Is there an acceptable way to exclude yourself from giving presentations in a business setting? 2015-12-08T22:05:52.130

26 When changing jobs, do I need to inform where the new job is? 2016-05-24T12:30:00.647

26 What to do if your boss won't let you go home when you don't feel too well? 2016-11-20T22:23:25.440

26 Crying Co-Worker 2016-12-12T17:24:31.523

25 Employees working around team member due to his personality 2017-07-19T14:16:49.407

24 Security clearance jobs: will security make it hard to get work done? 2012-04-26T13:31:40.690

24 Second thoughts about "unofficial" vacation time 2012-05-16T02:51:14.493

24 Pre-Employment Background check: what constitutes "bad"? 2012-08-30T03:18:39.330

24 "At will" employment definition 2014-08-14T22:56:32.707

24 Dealing with age when applying for jobs 2017-12-04T20:40:41.483