Sunday, August 2, 2015 Av 17, 5775
Dear Miriam, I was invited and agreed to speak at a major conference in my field, but I was caught off guard and didn't know what to say when the organizers asked if I required a speaker's fee. 

Miriam is asked if a reader who had a good relationship with a former boss who was "kindly let go," could continue being friends with him?


A professor wonders if he should use first names or "Dr." when writing to another professor he's never met. 


After realizing that the mom who hired her for a summer babysitting job is actually looking for more of a housekeeeper, a graduate student asks if there's any way to explain that this isn't what she signed up for and save the situation, or should she just quit? 

Need Some Advice?