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May I Speak to the Manager? with Melissa Nightingale
Often, people get promoted into management because they're good at their jobs-- not because they know anything about managing people. In this episode, Melissa Nightingale from Raw Signal Group joins host Anne Helen Petersen to posit that management is a skill that can be learned. From learning to manage a remote workforce, to dealing with generational differences in the workplace, to setting a good work-life-balance example to young reports-- we answer listeners' questions about all things managerial.
If you've got a workplace quandary you need help figuring out, head to www.workappropriate.com and let us know.
|Nov 16, 2022|
Surviving Sh*tty Work Culture with Nicole Washington
Hundreds of companies are trying to make their company culture more diverse by instituting surface-level DEI initiatives that stall-out and do very little. Monocultures (usually very white, very male) reproduce themselves. How do you actually change the culture at an organization? Nicole Washington from the Neighborhood Funders Group joins host Anne Helen Petersen to answers questions on how to survive-- and maybe even improve-- a sh*tty work environment.
Got a workplace quandary you want help figuring out? Head to workappropriate.com and let us know.
|Nov 09, 2022|
How to Make Work Less Hostile to Parents with Jessica Grose
American society is still organized around a presumption that every family unit has a full-time caregiver in the home. Jessica Grose, mom of 2 and opinion writer for The New York Times, joins host Anne Helen Petersen to answer questions about the struggle, sadness, and burnout that comes from trying to still get by in that space, even when it isn't reality for millions of families.
If you've got a workplace quandary you want help figuring out, head to workappropriate.com to tell us about it.
|Nov 02, 2022|
Big Office Feelings with Josh Gondelman
At work, we deal with people, and people inevitably bring up feelings. Host Anne Helen Petersen teams up with comedian and TV writer Josh Gondelman to answer questions that range from petty (what if I hate the company holiday gift?) to systemic (is it okay to give up on advocating for my voice to be heard?).
Thanks for listening to the first episode of Work Appropriate! Please rate and review us so other people can find the show. And if you've got a workplace quandary you want help figuring out, head to workappropriate.com to tell us about it.
|Oct 26, 2022|
Introducing Work Appropriate (coming October 26th)
Inspired by her immensely popular newsletter, author Anne Helen Petersen turns her attention to the wild world of work in Work Appropriate. Featuring guest appearances by the smartest people Anne knows, the show delivers humorous but practical workplace advice for a range of listener questions. The problems may be limitless but so are the solutions!
If you've got a workplace quandary you want help figuring out, head to workappropriate.com and let us know.
|Oct 11, 2022|