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151 votes
17 answers
38k views

How to respond to "You should have skipped college" in an interview?

110 votes
8 answers
20k views

How should I respond to an inappropriate question in a job interview?

69 votes
6 answers
309k views

How to respond to "Why are you looking for a new job?"

58 votes
8 answers
15k views

Would drinking alcohol (when offered) during a meal that is part of an interview be likely to affect the perceptions of the interviewer?

43 votes
6 answers
10k views

What should I do when the boss "pulls rank" to get their problems solved over our customers' problems?

41 votes
12 answers
16k views

What to say when a customer asks if you know something with which you are only partially familiar (in front of your boss)?

30 votes
6 answers
24k views

Why would a company prefer firing people to laying them off?

30 votes
7 answers
4k views

When should I consider myself to be at work?

28 votes
3 answers
15k views

Leaving a job while furloughed/locked out

26 votes
10 answers
45k views

How should I respond to a boss who complains if I'm 5 minutes late?

23 votes
6 answers
2k views

How should I provide references for someone who is adept technically, but not socially?

20 votes
5 answers
8k views

How to deal with insensitive humor in the office?

19 votes
6 answers
8k views

How should I negotiate for better benefits (more vacation) instead of more pay?

15 votes
5 answers
3k views

How should I professionally handle a job offer when the potential employer is pushy, I might get a better offer, and I'm unemployed?

13 votes
3 answers
2k views

How can I persuade my boss to license the software I need to use?

12 votes
4 answers
6k views

Is "snafu" acceptable in business communications?

10 votes
3 answers
13k views

How should I show relevant volunteer work on a resume?

9 votes
7 answers
4k views

Convincing an officemate to keep the office door closed

8 votes
1 answer
453 views

Should I include the dates of my degrees on my resume?

8 votes
3 answers
1k views

Would it be too risky to ask to reschedule a telephone interview because it's difficult to hear the other party?

8 votes
2 answers
2k views

How to deal with a (indirect) boss who tells me not to ask questions, but then downgrades me at review time for not asking more questions?

8 votes
1 answer
463 views

Is it work time to investigate benefits and complete the associated paperwork when joining a new company?

8 votes
7 answers
2k views

How can I show on my LinkedIn profile that I want to avoid working in a certain industry?

7 votes
1 answer
3k views

How should I prepare for a second interview - when I was initially told I had the job?

6 votes
1 answer
704 views

Should I go to upper management to use a solution that my immediate supervisor doesn't like? [duplicate]

5 votes
1 answer
10k views

What are the rules regarding electronic distribution of income data forms for tax reporting in the United States?

5 votes
3 answers
1k views

How can I get my supervisor to consider hiring someone he has declared as unqualified?

4 votes
3 answers
1k views

Should I have input to an appraisal for an employee who no longer works for me?

3 votes
5 answers
857 views

How can I get a problem employee to do work assigned to him when I'm a supervisor with no real power?

2 votes
5 answers
4k views

Would it be inappropriate to go around a recruiter and directly contact an employer with questions before a face-to-face interview?