[caption id="attachment_9482" align="alignnone" width="600"] Shot of a stressed out businesswoman surrounded by colleagues needing help[/caption] Dear DW, Now that I’m working from home, I find that I’m always expected to be “open for business.” How can I appropriately set limits with my colleagues who want to meet...

Dear DW, A colleague once told me she felt offended whenever someone says “God bless you.” How can I make sure I’m respectful of religious etiquette in the workplace? Signed, Asking in good faith Dear Asking, First of all, it’s against the law to treat a person unfavorably because of...

[caption id="attachment_8611" align="alignleft" width="300"] Happy girlfriends women group drinking beer at brewery bar restaurant - Friendship concept with young female friends enjoying time and having genuine fun at cool vintage pub - Focus on beer glasses[/caption] Dear DW, If my supervisor was not my boss, I think...

Dear DW, I’m working on a group project, and one of my colleagues isn’t pulling her weight. We need all hands on deck in order for this project to succeed. What should I do? Signed, Burdened by Too Much Weight Dear Burdened, Even if we don’t have a formal leadership title, we...

Dear DW, My coworker is always interrupting me and dominating the discussion during meetings. How can I handle this situation gracefully? Signed, Tired of Being Talked Over Dear Tired, Not only can a domineering coworker be annoying, but he or she can inhibit the sharing of game-changing ideas. Try waiting for...

Dear DW, My team likes to go out for lunch or after-work drinks. I like everyone and want to be a team player, but I am too busy. How do I turn down these invitations without seeming like I am not a team player? Signed, Friendly...

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