One year ago, me and my family faced one of the most difficult challenges that (probably) we could ever thought.
Having a teenager, with depression, nowadays, believe me: it is tremendously challenging. Internet has opened so many doors that, sometimes, the consequences, are not reversed.
I remember when I was young I faced so many complicated situations regarding friends, family, school, love, bullying... however, something really remarkable for me, I have never ever had suicidal thoughts. That’s why, when I see young folks facing a such complexity atmosphere, I try as much as I can working on my empathy.
In Brazil, September is the month to call out our attention to those scenarios. We celebrate this month as “Yellow September” (Setembro Amarelo). Fortunately, me and my family, even with all challenges, got the opportunity to still have my cousin closer. We are fighting with love, empathy and forgiveness.
In name of all people and families who truly understand the importance of “Yellow September”, and September 10th as the World Suicide Prevention Day, I call all of us to pay our attention on the mental health.
Much more, being an Human Resource professional, I ask more: we should treat our employees respectfully, as the same way, we care the members od our families.
We spend too much time at work. If we truly understand the work environment is an extention of all others relationships we build, we would see the society wished by our hearts is easy to get, as long as we dont create different personas in different places.
Respect, love and communication are not easy to be practiced. However, their consequences, once we are commited, are able to build balance and save relationships (all kinds!).
Lets call our awarness to mental health. Lets care eachother.!
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Charleston, SC, Orlando, FL, or Charlotte, NC?
My fiance and I are trying to determine where to live next. Some things that are important to us are: plenty of things to do every weekend such as food festivals, walkable areas, good food, plenty of young people to help us create a sense of community, plenty of job opportunities for growth, safety, etc.
Does anyone live in these areas who could provide insight on which one might be better?
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The workplace is high school.
Some places are worse than others. I see blatant favoritism from upper leadership down to administrative staff. This is why I want to work fully remote so I don’t have to deal with the petty office politics from the snub from a coworker passing by to promotions of the favorites. This is the type of company I am working for. I will be gone in a month since I am moving. It’s old and draining. Just needed to vent.
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Resume keywords where do I look for them or what would count as keywords for jobs like Receptionist/office manager?
I need to know as my resume has been getting nothing but denials left and rights since May of this year and its becoming disheartening. My husband is working full time so thankfully we have our basics covered but I need to get back into the work force soon.
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Not enjoying my new role.
I just graduated from college this past May and would have loved to get a job in brand marketing for entertainment. I was unsuccessful and recently was able to get an admin assistant job at a university. I work 9-5 and I answer just a few phone calls and emails a day. I feel like my talent is being wasted and I would love to be in another role that truly highlights my skills and brings me a challenge. That being said, as an employee of the University I am eligible for tuition remission and would be able to work towards getting an MBA for very little cost, but would have to be an employee until that would be completed which would be mid 2025. I feel very stuck and unsure of what I should do.
Any advice from anyone who has had similar struggles in finding a role they enjoy? What did you do about it?
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We have a new COO that I directly report to. He is the most impatient, dictatorial person I have ever worked for. Additionally, he is quite eccentric. When speaking with me in meetings, he walks around his office/conference room combo and flails his hands in the air while talking - many times circling the large conference room many times - almost like some type of madman. He probably does that with others as well. I find myself also circling trying to understand him and follow the bouncing ball.
His dictatorship style of leadership does not mesh well with me either. I don't have a lot of experience working with dictators and it makes me angry when he dictates. I want to say something back to him but everyone at the company is walking on eggshells right now.
Besides applying to jobs, I am trying to deal with his mess until I find something.
Has anyone experienced this or can anyone provide advice on how to navigate through this?
Any insights would be greatly appreciated.
I'm looking for some advice from someone who has held one of these positions. What has been your experience working in these roles: is there a low barrier to entry, is there a good balance of challenge in the work, and are there opportunities for growth?