Is It Acceptable?
We all know that ‘smelly foods’ are completely subjective, and what one person considers ‘smelly’ isn’t what another might consider ‘smelly,’ so is this even remotely an acceptable request?
Karla Miller responds to the letter writer by first bracing her with the knowledge that workplaces aren’t typically the most flexible of environments.
“So if you ask colleagues to alter their eating habits for your comfort, this cynic suspects you’ll encounter some pushback. And you’ll draw the very attention you say you’d rather avoid.”