I work in a very specialized field (content strategy, if you know, you know) that overlaps with another team in a related field (user experience).
September 14,2022 at 12:17AM UTC
I have been trying to collaborate with this team for about two years (I have 15 years experience in this other field), setting meetings, offering help, asking for help, sharing my research, etc. It became clear they were not interested in working with me, despite my manager and her manager making it clear that they were supposed to do so. My manager finally asked to work with them on an intranet project, so I asked them for some client research and other background information. The team lead responded with an angry email telling me that I was not to work on the project, and that I could see the documents, but only after attending an onboarding meeting. Is it time to just make an exit plan? do I continue trying to educate my work is valuable? Is my manager setting me up to fail so they can just let me go? Am I being a big baby, or should I run for the hills?
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I've never in my 45 year career had this experience.
I was hired at a very large public company after spending the majority of my time at startups and companies in major transition. Their systems and processes are so compkex and there are so many meetings and sidebars i cant get traction on my actual job responsibilities. I'm not being trained just shown a bunch of system navigation and told to figure it out. But i doubt training would reallt help. Its just such a bad fit.
I cry everyday on my drive home. I feel so stupid and so lost. I've explained all this to my boss and teammates (who have all been there for years) and just get blank stares.
I'm here to tell you that when a job doesn't fit......it just doesn't. Until now I never thought this was possible.
I'm looking for a new job after 8 weeks. God I hate this feeling of failure.
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I need and employment lawyer that will help me navigate the horribly toxic working environment that I recently was basically made to leave. Any advice on where I can turn and actually have an attorney hear my situation out?
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When receiving a job offer, what’s the best way to phrase that you’re happy to start on the their requested start date, but you would still like to take the family vacation you have booked for August?
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I currently got my registration and completion of training certificates for a pharmacy technician. I am on the second pathway. Meaning I would 500 hours of work experience in order to take the exam to become certified. I applied to many jobs but I don't seem to meet the requirements. So, I'm not sure what to do. If anyone or any current pharmacy technician could give me some advice that would be gladly appreciated. Thank you.
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I am consumed with thoughts of anger and resentment for a former employer who humiliated and hurt me by treating me really unfairly - I would go as far as to say cruelly.
I am trying to let it all go and focus on positive thoughts about both myself and my future. It seems harboring negative thoughts and revenge fantasies are a waste of energy and also get me nowhere. These negative thoughts certainly don't help me feel better. Does anyone have advice about letting terrible work experiences go? And moving on?
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You never know which recruiter you'll get
i had multiple interviews so I thoroughly prepared by researching and creating my scripts.
1st interview: The recruiter was welcoming and asked all the questions I prepared.
2nd interview: The recruiter read the job description again and gave a brief history about the company before asking my availability to meet the hiring manager.Script wasn't needed but still great that I made it
3rd interview: Recruiter was invisible because I was ghosted
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