Entries by Julie Blais Comeau from 12/2011

Sticky Situations: My Boss Has a Short Attention Span

| Posted 12.07.2011 | Canada Living

Ask Julie: "My boss is usually late, then texts and tweets during our one-on-one meetings. Is there anything I can do to get her attention on me?"

Sticky Situations: Office Gift Giving Do's and Don'ts

| Posted 12.12.2011 | Canada Living

I am a recent graduate who has landed her first management position. My boss is great and I have an amazing team of three under me. I would love to show my appreciation to them all this holiday season but don't want to give them the "wrong" kind of gifts. What would be your suggestions?

Sticky Situations: Stepmom Favours My Brother with Sick Gifts

| Posted 12.20.2011 | Canada Living

My stepmother (who has no children of her own) outrageously favors my brother at holiday time. Last year, he got an expensive set of skis while I received a set of discounted pyjamas worth $20. How do I handle this?

Sticky Situations: I Saw My Boss Kissing My Colleague

| Posted 12.27.2011 | Canada Living

Following that last workday of the year I met my husband at one of our favorite eateries and saw my boss kissing my East Coast counterpart. Our company has a strict no-dating policy. Now I am wondering if I should do or say anything when we come back to work in the New Year?