WWED – Lawnmower of the Soul

WWED – Lawnmower of the Soul

“Lawnmowers of the Soul.” You know who I’m talking about. You set up something wonderful, innovative, marvelous; and you’re really excited about it. Maybe you received a national award for your work or you finally...

published: 06/08/2012

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The Flip Side of Corporate Life – WWED

The Flip Side of Corporate Life – WWED

I’ve been feeling guilty the last couple of weeks – not just because I haven’t had time to write my column for The Collared Sheep – but because I’ve written such categorically depressing advice to...

published: 05/18/2012

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Summer Interns, Part 2 – WWED

Summer Interns, Part 2 – WWED

By now, your employer, Pandas Inc., is beginning preparations for your summer internship. Actually – they haven’t even thought about it. When you show up for your first day, you’ll find that your supervisor has...

published: 04/19/2012

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On Working With Summer Interns – WWED

On Working With Summer Interns – WWED

Each Friday, Heidi answers readers’ questions about how to cope with cubicle-based dilemmas. Send your questions here. Right now, thousands of interns – the best and brightest from across this great nation – are preparing...

published: 04/13/2012

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Business in the Front, Party in the Back: Drinking at Work – WWED

Business in the Front, Party in the Back: Drinking at Work – WWED

Dear Heidi, this morning, for the second time in a week, my project manager showed up for work still drunk from the night before. He’s a big partier, so this happens a...

published: 03/16/2012

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Human Resources is neither “Human” nor “Resources”. Discuss. – WWED

Human Resources is neither “Human” nor “Resources”. Discuss. – WWED

(In the style of “Coffee Talk” with Linda Richman) If you’ve been reading this column for a while, you’ve probably noticed that no matter what the problem, my response to the reader is “Don’t...

published: 03/09/2012

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Dipping Your Pen In The Company Ink – WWED

Dipping Your Pen In The Company Ink – WWED

I’m an accountant at a smallish company. It’s a pretty good place to work, and I’m generally happy there. There’s been talk around the proverbial water cooler that our supervisor is having an affair with...

published: 03/02/2012

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The Breast Is Just Details – WWED

The Breast Is Just Details – WWED

Each Friday, Heidi answers readers’ questions about how to cope with cubicle-based dilemmas. Send your questions here. Q. Dear Heidi, I recently attended a business luncheon celebrating the career accomplishments of a treasured coworker. I...

published: 02/10/2012

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The Love/Hate Relationship With My Coworker (Colleagues Love Her / I Hate Her)

The Love/Hate Relationship With My Coworker (Colleagues Love Her / I Hate Her)

I work with a woman (let’s call her “Jane”) I just can’t stand. I’m not even sure why. It’s not anything she’s doing to me on purpose. I just know that when I see Jane’s...

published: 01/20/2012

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When It Comes To Years Of Job Experience, How Much Can You Round Up? – WWED

When It Comes To Years Of Job Experience, How Much Can You Round Up? – WWED

A position that I’m interested in has opened up at my office. The problem? It’s asking for eight to 10 years’ experience, and I’ve got maybe six....

published: 01/13/2012

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How To Manage With a Boss Who Doesn’t – WWED

How To Manage With a Boss Who Doesn’t – WWED

Dear Heidi, I am the webmaster and marketing director for a large company. I will soon be on maternity leave for approximately two and a half months....

published: 01/06/2012

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The ReGift That Keeps On Giving – WWED

The ReGift That Keeps On Giving – WWED

One of my coworkers "regifted" a set of horribly tacky porcelain figurines to me this year for Christmas. She proudly tells me that her friend was throwing these figurines away but thought I...

published: 12/30/2011

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The Man’s Best Friend – WWED

The Man’s Best Friend – WWED

Each Friday, Heidi answers readers’ questions about how to cope with cubicle-based dilemmas. Send your questions here. Q. Dear Heidi, I’ve got a bit of an odd one here. I am a veteran of the...

published: 12/16/2011

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