Managing: How to tell your staff you’re resigning… Plus, Is a cheetah-print outfit OK for work?

Each week Alison Green, who also writes the “Ask a Manager” website, answers workplace and management questions from readers. Please comment or ask your own question by emailing her at

Question 1. How a manager should tell her staff she’s resigning

I know I’m leaving my current place of employment. My boss and I have a good relationship, and she has known for a while. The delay is some background check processes for my new job.

I am finally at the point where I can hand… …read more