Not sure what the hell your manager is thinking, how to ask for a raise, whether you might be in danger of getting fired, or more? Ask away.

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When I started this blog, I was the chief of staff for a medium-sized, successful organization, where I was responsible for hiring, firing, promoting, managing, all of that. In 2010, I left that job and struck out on my own, doing consulting work on the same issues I write about here.

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Oct 23, 2017

@dainenyu In rare cases, you really do know, especially if you were already familiar w/person's work. Wouldn't make it normal practice though.

Oct 23, 2017

can I ask my boss to deny my vacation request so I don’t have to go home for Christmas? 

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