What to Do When a Personal Problem Is Affecting Your Work

How to talk to your boss when you need to deal with a health issue or unexpected crisis

Alli Hoff Kosik
Forge

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NoNo matter how good you are at your job, when your mom breaks her hip and needs around-the-clock care, you’re going to have to admit that you’re not just a great employee — you’re also a human being living a complicated…

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Alli Hoff Kosik
Forge

Alli Hoff Kosik is a freelance writer based in Brooklyn, NY. A voracious reader, she channeled her love of books into launching The SSR Podcast in June 2018.