Managing: ​I’m required to give my boss a weekly update on my personal life

By November 4, 2016Uncategorized
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Each week Alison Green, who also writes the “Ask a Manager” website, answers workplace and management questions from readers. Please comment or ask you own question by emailing her at alison@askamanager.org.

My company reorganized and instituted a new policy for one-on-ones with managers. Once a week, at the start of our one-on-ones, I have to spend six minutes where my manager tells me the best and worst things in his personal life and I have to return the favor. We get three minutes each.

I don’t…