Skip Nav
Career
5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Becoming a Full-Time Freelance Writer
Productivity
Remote Productivity: How to Stay Focused While Working From Home
Money
I’m a Financial Advisor — and I Rent My Home and Lease My Car

Does It Bother You When Strangers Ask What You Do?

When we're out meeting new people a common question spoken in the first few minutes of conversation is, "What do you do?" It's of course referring to how you spend the majority of your days, and I know some who find the question to be bothersome. They don't want to be defined by their jobs and prefer their work doesn't dominate other's immediate perceptions of them. How do you feel about the question when a stranger is asking?

Source

How to Become Financially Independent
What It's Like to Speak Up About Sexual Harassment
How to Be Happy at Work
Christy Turlington Burns Founds Every Mother Counts
How to Get Your Coworkers to Like You
Woman Denied a Second Job Interview After Asking About Pay
Being Treated Differently as a Woman in Business
Taking Baby to Work Tips
What to Do If You're Fired
Advice For Becoming a Full-Time Freelance Writer
From Our Partners
Latest Career & Finance
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds