This is a touchy subject but I'd like to get your thoughts. I work for a very liberal tech company that I applaud for being gender inclusive. In our offices, we have three sets of bathrooms: Men, women and unisex. Someone raised a concern recently about potentially males using the women's bathroom. Transgender identification is very fluid and on a spectrum in the US, and like most things with sexuality, very difficult to definitively define. The woman was triggered by a person who was outwardly identifying as a male in the women's bathroom. While I appreciate being inclusive, I also appreciate the challenges that can arise for women who have been victims of sexual abuse, domestic violence or other trauma at the hands of men. To suddenly see men in the most intimate space such as a bathroom can be very harmful. Want to get your thoughts on how the company could address this. Or can they address it all given the complexities and sensitivities on all sides?
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A colleague is not happy with my year-end feedback
A colleague who reports to my boss asked me to give her written end-of-year performance feedback, specifically asking for growth areas. This feedback goes into a central system and is shared with her and her manager. I spent time crafting what I thought was a nice mix of highlighting her strengths and accomplishments with opportunities for growth. She is someone who is not a star performer, but there is potential there if she'll seize learning opportunities.
Since I sent her the feedback, she has been avoiding speaking with me. Her manager shared the other feedback she got with me (inappropriate, I know), and it was glowing without any suggestions for growth. Was I wrong for writing feedback that isn't only glowing praise?
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Are men welcomed here?
I sincerely apologized if not. I’m in desperate need of a job. Can someone please let me know if this is a job board for women only.
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Is it okay to change your job title if downgrading?
I got a promotion to a "director" level but never did work that equated with the title. The plan was to grow into the role as the company expanded but there was a swift change in the environment which made it toxic enough that I had to resign. Now I'm going to start my job search and I don't feel comfortable applying to the roles my title is recommending. is it okay to make up a new title if it's a downgrade? Or would that look suspicious and be caught if recruiters checked references?
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Looking for a new opportunity after 6 months.
Is there such a thing as a low stress job or is it wishful thinking?
Since starting my new role, my stress and anxiety has been horrible.During my 6 months with the company I've been sick 5 times. The people are great but it is a high stress job.When I get stressed I get sick.Im trying to stick it out because the market is horrible but as I'm here sick again. I've now accepted that I need a low stress job but I'm not sure if it's a reality. I've tried everything that I could think of to make it less stressful and reduce my anxiety.
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Am I just being ungrateful?
Today our company sent out holiday gifts to express all the "extra effort" and hours we were asked to put in to make 2023 a success.
It was a $10 coffee gift card sent directly from the vendor company and no personal note.
Am I being ungrateful to feel that this is what my "extra effort" is worth to them over a year?
This is a large tech company, not a small family business, btw.