Erin Thursby
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How to introduce someone to a recruiter that I've worked with before?
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It's called an introduction email. Just like if you are at a party IRL and you want to introduce someone, you don't...not introduce them to each other and say to the person--"go introduce yourself, ...

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How to politely tell a friend that his views on women are extreme?
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Free speech doesn't mean free from consequence. You have free speech as well. Speak up every dang time. "I disagree with every single thing you just said." If he keeps going on, let him know that ...

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How to react to a coworker calling themselves dumb?
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I am dumb is different than that was dumb of me. A smart person can do a dumb thing. The main problem is that this is over text and not in person. I would answer with "Well, it's easy enough to ...

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How to communicate your availability to relocate without sounding as a stalker?
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Here's the key if I would not be in a relationship, I'm very happy in the EU and I'd like to avoid the US Thing is, your SOLE reason for wanting to move there would be this person you barely know....

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How do I politely turn down a costume party invitation because I am too embarrassed to wear a costume?
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Get a t-shirt that says "This is my Human Costume" Neither boring nor are you forced to wear a costume. They already know your objections, and this way, you've participated ironically without having ...

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How to get across to flatmates the reason behind not wanting to live with them again?
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How to get out of the situation: Don't ask them to take you off their application. Some have already turned it in. Instead, go to housing placement and request directly there to not be placed with ...

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How to convince father to accept decision without holding a grudge later on?
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What you are asking is pretty much impossible. Because as has been pointed out-- you cannot control the behavior of others. Goals in order of importance Have my father attend the wedding ...

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How can I decline someone's business card with tact?
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TAKE THE CARD. It's not dishonest, because everyone knows that just giving someone a card doesn't make it 100% or even 50% that the person will ever call you or use your services. You are asking how ...

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How to ask if people are gambling for "real money" with leaving possibility not to join?
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Maybe poker etiquette varies or something, but where I come from (United States, Florida) the question "What's the stakes?" is pretty much the standard question you ask as you go up to the table. If ...

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What’s the best way to decline sharing my WiFi network with neighbours?
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1) Provide a device for the kids as an alternative. 2) Use work security as an excuse. "Some of the files we deal with are sensitive, so it's in my contract that we don't connect devices not owned by ...

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How to talk to family member about their spending?
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It all adds up, but you can't control what people do. There has to be a will to change in order to change. First, you can come at it sideways. Talk to grandpa instead. Second, you're all up in their ...

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How to make getting to know someone less artificial?
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You don't have enough information to be able to suggest something of mutual interest. So you have to ask. Ask her if she would like to catch a bite after one of the meetings. Use the casual date to ...

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How do I politely decline a request for a contract marriage?
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If you did get married, what would your reasons be? I assume "getting my spouse citizenship" would be a benefit rather than a primary reason. List the reasons that you would have to get married. ...

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