I love coming to Fairygodboss for insight, especially in terms of my career. Right now, Im working as a receptionist (which is not in my field) I feel like I am targeted at work at times, and I believe my supervisor changes the employee handbook to her liking. I don't know what to do in this situation.
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Completed my 30 60 90 milestone at this new IT role.
once I reached 90 days it’s like everyone were holding back their cynicism so I would leave abruptly. Little did they know I have no choice but to stay here. The company is like a revolving door. Low pay and very little organization in their infrastructure. I moved to this town and for commuting sake I thought this was a better fit for me, plus their culture isn’t so bad . It’s a mental health care organization. While there are promises for teachings so far being the youngest under 30 makes me feel like I am under qualified and won’t be promoted anytime soon. Salary is 55k yearly before tax. benefits are really expensive and not much perks. I don’t know what I’m going to do I feel stuck and no career path in tech seems appealing to me since I’ve been stuck in IT support for 4 years now.
I had a career coach and they’re persuaded that I already know what I want yet I am more confused than ever. I don’t have any special talents - I went to school learned and earned a degree to get a job that would fulfill the lifestyle I desired - I didn’t expect it to be this n
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I hope everyone is having a good day and a great manager.
True story from World War II: A man who was a junior lieutenant got posted as a glorified clerk at The Army War College Fort Leavenworth Kansas. When he arrived he was the lowesrt ranking person in the whole placr and you know the military is about rank
The general in charge of the whole institution called an all hands meeting to introduce eveyone to "Lieutenant Forsdale". He told them to treat every word Lieutenant Forsdale might say as if he himself had said it.
How about that for a boss?
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Thank you's on emails ??
Two questions...struggling and taken back at times. A) When you request information and it is provided and multiple people are cc"d on your initial email , do you "Reply All?" with a 'Thank You"..? . We receive so many emails not sure if a Reply All is appropriate or just "Reply" to the recipient of the email. Your thoughts? B) Many times I will provide requested reports/information for 2 of my clients. The recipient does not reply with a "Thank you", " Will review" , etc. What do you think? Or again is this due to everyone being so busy? Thanks for your input!
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I started a new job in October.
I was unemployed for 7bmonths due to a layoff and was at that job for 6 years. While it had its ups and downs, I loved that job and likely lost my identity in it. This job, while the perks benefits and office is beautiful, is not for me at all. They offer learning credits that you can use how you see fit and I'm planning to use mine to pay for my Digital Marketing professional certificate from Coursera so I can leave this role by next June.
I feel like I've lost the desire to stay loyal to these employers. I stayed loyal for 6 years for nothing only to be thrown out like garbage.
Anyone else ever feel like I'm not being loyal anymore, I'm doing what's best for myself and my family? That's how I feel these days.
Also, I'd love to hear from any digital marketing professionals regarding the kinds of programs/etc I should begin learning.
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A man needs a dream to run after and when you don't have one it is high time you do so.
A lot of things has happened and different generations are gone without achieving anything . All they have got is work and bills to pay. It really suck!
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I left a job 7 months ago after being there almost 9 years. The last 2 I did my best to tolerate an extremely toxic environment after a new supervisor was put in place. Verbal abuse, age discrimination, retaliation, bullying, just barely scratches the surface of the environment. It was taking a toll on my health, both mentally and physically. Long story short, I was able to settle with the company through an attorney (to avoid legal proceedings). I’m having a horrible time in interviews when they ask why I left. My explanation has been that “after a corporate restructuring, they began enabling behaviors that were not consistent with my values so I made the unfortunate decision to look for new challenges”. Im getting reactions that tell me they don’t believe me, almost incredulous looks and snarky comments from hiring managers. Obviously I’m trying not to bad mouth my previous employer but not sure how else to broach that subject — especially when they ask what I’ve been doing since then (looking for a job, LOL!?) I leave the interview feeling defeated, although my skills and resume are definitely getting me through to 2nd and 3rd interviews. Anyone gave any other suggestions or insights into this? Leaving without something else lined up was definitely not ideal, but I had to put my health first. I tried for too long to make it work over there.