Social media is a big part of many people's lives, and it can be a great tool to help build and maintain relationships, and for general self-expression. LinkedIn has 396 million users, Twitter has 307 million active users, and Facebook almost 1.5 billion active users, according to Statista.com.
Q: I'm considered a loner at work. The problem is, I don't really want to be. I'd like to be one of the gang, but I don't know what to do to build closer relationships. It's always been kind of hard for me, but now that I'm in the workforce it's even worse. What can I do?
Q: I am trying to decide whether I should feel offended by my last job interview. The format was a panel discussion with three interviewers, including two young men in their 20s and a woman in her 60s. The woman was friendly, attentive and interested in my answers. The guys brought laptops and typed continuously for the entire hour, occasionally looking up to interject a question.
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Q: I recently was told that my job was going to be eliminated after nearly 20 years. While I found a new position and am moving on, the whole process was very impersonal and felt unfair. What would have been fair to expect, and what can I do?