How Often Should I Update My Supervisor?

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about communicating with the boss:

How often should I update my supervisor as to what I have been doing, workwise?

Signed, Keeping Track

Dear Keeping Track:

Unless you’ve been told otherwise, there is no clear time frame for communicating with your manager about work. The following three ideas might be helpful for deciding in your specific situation.

1. Ask your manager if there is a time frame in which he would like to be updated. For example, would he like a weekly or monthly meeting or a weekly email?

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