Teacher KSHuang
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  • Taipei City, Taiwan
How do I overcome my fear of speaking with an accent when communicating with a native English speaker?
135 votes

First, I'd say, learn to love your accent. English is one of Singapore's official languages, so technically, you are an English-speaking country as well. Meaning that, technically, your accent is ...

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How to respond to people who overuse punctuation marks?
12 votes

The best way to approach these things, as always, is with humor. Original Sender: Where are my files?????????? You, Possible Answer 01: I found them!!!!!!! They're inside the computer!!!!! You, ...

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How to handle co-workers who won't let go of your small mistakes?
5 votes

How do you handle mistakes when you are young? How do I avoid taking this personally? What perspective should I have on this? I'm going to answer your questions starting from the end because I think ...

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How can I get my manager's support in establishing my role?
2 votes

My question is, what is your end goal? What do you want the result to be? You want all the other managers to leave and for you to be the only one left? If so, then I would just start appealing higher ...

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How to tell a colleague that he has introduced a massive programming mistake?
2 votes

I think you're having difficulty in knowing how to say something because you feel invested in the result. And rightly so, since you two are friends and colleagues. But I also feel that this is one of ...

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Ensuring fair distribution of clients in a commission work environment
1 votes

A Summary of Your Turn-based System (with a Couple of Suggestions) Follow your batting order as-is now (the early bird gets the worm). Stylists must accept their clients, no matter what kind of ...

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As a remote employee, how do I get coworkers to give me information I need to do my job?
1 votes

Short answer, I would say, you can't "get" people to respond to your emails... ...and long answer, I would say, personally, the way I like to be approached with problems is to be asked for help... .....

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Planned change in circumstances - when to approach current employer
Accepted answer
1 votes

Short answer: When they approach you to discuss renewal is when you approach them to discuss your vacation. Long answer: I would approach this issue the way I would approach "vacation dates that ...

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How do I get my coworkers to not touch my computer screen?
1 votes

Perhaps I'm misunderstanding the question, but I'm surprised that no one has suggested an anti-dust, anti-fingerprint screen protector? While some are unsightly, there are plenty of good options out ...

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How to highlight a language certificate in a resume/CV?
1 votes

If you have other certifications, I'd put it with the other certifications along with a date received. If languages are important for the jobs you're applying, I'd put them as a separate category ...

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How to communicate with a boss in a different time zone who is not an email person?
1 votes

Personally, and this might contradict what most people are used to, but I would just continue doing my job as needed to the point where my boss would have to call me. Meanwhile, I would log all my ...

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How do I get my family to respect my home office?
-1 votes

Hi, sweet home, I know that a lot of people have proposed solutions, but here's one I do not recall seeing: Have you considered moving your parents out of your house? Here's the rationale for my ...

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