I was hoping it would be more letters, but instead it's a list of common situations of various types interacting with your manager, interacting with peers, interacting with reports, interacting with interviewers and scripts and advice for handling them. The book is divided into chapters--bosses; coworkers; if you're the boss; and finally, interviewers. I felt better about some of my own work experiences after reading this and discovering I wasn't the only one who had ever had to deal with X, Y, or Z. Return to Book Page. I won this book through Goodreads. This is a book made for flipping, not necessarily a straight read-through, since it's so packed with information. On the other hand, it's also important to know if you are in a position to speak up in the first place I won a copy of this book from goodreads. Sep 25, Amanda rated it really liked it Shelves: There are sections based on your role in the office boss, employee, etc.
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I would recomme I've been reading the Ask a Manager blog for about four years.
It has an approach for both employees who would ask their manager or mentor on how to handle a situation, and also for a new manager on how to deal with questions that employees may come with. I wonder why she wrote this book?
I will always be grateful for that, and for the kind community in the comments section. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. For people just entering the workplace, just becoming mangers, or conducting interviews, this would be an invaluable book. This is a book that both employee and employer can learn and benefit from.
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This book is a collection of that advice. Particularly as a woman in a male-dominated field, it can be difficult to be assertive without being seen as overly aggressive; her scripts and example language for certain scenarios have been very useful for me to understand how to approach problems more constructively.
I was hoping it would be more I've been reading the Ask a Manager blog for a few years, and it's been really useful for various things -- for know which things are reasonable and what a healthy work environment looks like something probably particularly helpful for grad studentsand also frequently for amusement at some of the strange situations.
To ask other readers questions about Ask a Managerplease sign up. As a speech-language pathologist, I am considering how I could use the examp I won a copy of this book from goodreads. Lots of really great topics in here, and the format makes it a quick read.