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What to do about a boss who’s pinging you at all hours

By Rachel Feintzeig

13 Feb 2023 · 4 min read

The WSJ gives some useful tips on how to manage a boss who has a tendency to forget the concept of office hours.

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Ding! Your boss has a question, an assignment, a fleeting thought. And she wants a response. Right. Now.

“Months later, I would get a notification and I would still get that nervous jump,” Nate Shalev says of a previous boss with a penchant for 3 a.m. emails, as well as midday texts and calls when notes went unanswered for an hour.

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