Hi all, this is my first post. And I'm kinda embarrassed about even writing this down, but I wanted to find out from any of you if this has occurred.
Recently, I took on a Head of Quality position at a startup. This was something I never aspired to get to until recently, when I started consulting and realizing that 18+ years of GxP Quality experience in the biotech industry does carry a little weight.
I went for this job, and they didn't interview anyone but me. I had the position when I walked out the door of my interview. I started the job 3/23 (remotely because, stay at home) and was really excited to update my LinkedIn profile with my new info. I have a pretty big network and received a lot of congrats publicly on LinkedIn. It's nice to see the thumbs ups come in, but it's not about that.
All of my previous female bosses congratulated me on LI, as well as texted me their well wishes. Absolutely NONE of my previous male bosses have done this. No word from any of them, even the most recent one I had. Out of all my previous bosses, only one (male) has been promoted to the HoQ level. He would be the one I'd think would say something - even his son (worked with him at another company) congratulated me.
I'm not surprised by any of this, but I am disappointed. How common is this outside of my biotech bubble?
Looking forward to hearing your thoughts - thank you.
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