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Alison Green

Career and Management Coach

As the blogger behind Ask a Manager, Alison Green functions as the Dear Abby of the workplace, answering readers' questions daily on career, job search, and management issues. She's also the author of “How To Get a Job: Secrets of a Hiring Manager” and “Managing to Change the World: The Nonprofit Leader's Guide to Getting Results”, and the former chief of staff of a successful nonprofit organization, where she oversaw day-to-day staff management.

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Are You Sending the Right Signals at Work?

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When it comes to how you’re perceived at work, it might be tempting to think that the quality of your work is all that matters. But the... Read Now

How to Manage Any Manager

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If you’re like most people, you probably have frustrations with your boss. If you’re lucky, they’re only occasional; if you’re not... Read Now

My New Staff Resents Me — What Do I Do?

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I recently started a new job where I manage a department of five people. One person on my team applied for my role but didn’t get it —... Read Now

The 7 Biggest Mistakes Managers Make

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Managers receive remarkably little training, given how important the role is to a team’s success and how many people managers interact... Read Now