Dear Evil Skippy:
What is the best way to tell an employee that her clothes are too sexy?
— A New Supervisor
It depends on what you have in mind. If your goal is to get the company on the superhighway to litigation, tell her over drinks in a dark bar. If your goal is to tell her she has to wear something else to work, try Plain English. Simple words. Short sentences.
— Evil Skippy
Yep. Just tell her – not that her clothes are too “sexy”, though. Tell her that the outfit she is wearing (or wore yesterday) does not meet the office dress code requirements because it is too revealing, too glittery, too whatever. Be calm. Don’t be critical. Just communicate.
Readers – how would you handle this?
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