Author Archives: John

CASUAL DRESS CODES

Dear Mr. Molloy:   I am a corporate consultant who works on a  computer from 8 to 14 hours a day six and when necessary seven days a week. I manage seven corporate consultants but it’s not always the same … Continue reading

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COMPANY UNIFORMS AND SIZE

Dear Mr. Molloy:   A week ago I started working for a company where everyone wears suits all the time.  The company I came from  those in management wore both suits and sport jackets. As a result, I own four … Continue reading

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DRESSING UP OR DRESSING DOWN

Dear Mr. Molloy:   Social workers throughout the United States are paid very  poorly.  Normally a social worker has to have a master’s degree in order to be employed. The salary for a social worker with a MSW is 1/3 … Continue reading

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MESSAGES SENT BY KID’S AND COMPANY UNIFORMS

  Dear Mr. Molloy:   My husband is a  dentist and we live in a very nice area of town. Most of our friends are professionals or executives and my son’s friends are their children.  Three months ago my son … Continue reading

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STANDARD ENGLISH A MUST

  Dear  Mr. Molloy:   I am a software engineer and I work for a company that creates  programs for the Fortune 500 and others.  Our company is only 9 years old but has a reputation as being Innovative and … Continue reading

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DRESS LIKE AN EXECUTIVE & BLACK ENGLISH

  Dear Mr. Molloy:   I have been very lucky.  I dropped out of high school  in my second year and went to work for this company 15 years later. I’ve worked here for 22 years and worked my way … Continue reading

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SUSPENDERS, BLAZERS AND 17 YEAR OLDS

  Dear Mr. Molloy:   I just moved from our offices in the Midwest to our Boston, Massachusetts office.  I will be the night manager,which is more important than you think because we are available to our customers and the … Continue reading

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OUR LEADERSHIP IN SCIENCE IS COMING TO AN END

Dear Mr. Molloy:   I was one of those engineers you spoke to about how to become popular in Tampa four weeks ago. I enjoyed your presentation but I took strong objection to your  statement that America’s dominance in science … Continue reading

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Uniform and Weight

Dear Mr. Molloy:   Six months ago our company decided to put our employees in uniforms. The uniform people said that putting them in uniforms would make them feel like a team and illicit better cooperation.  I think, that’s hogwash. … Continue reading

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SELLING WHEN YOU ARE GRAY ( A DOUBLE-BLOG )

  Dear Mr. Molloy:   I am a 52-year-old executive in a marketing firm. I have worked for this company for the last 24 years and over that time developed a reputation as one of the more creative executives of … Continue reading

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