Advice on Starting over, a smart way to move forward
July 13,2019 at 1:26AM UTC
I'm a 31 year 24/7 working mother. The industry I work in is very fast paced, cut throat and stressful however the money is good. I've worked with this company for 6 plus years. I have an 8 year old I'm supporting on my own but I'm completely miserable. I'm not fulfilling my passion in life and feel I've been too busy working and being the best mother to my child that ive forgotten what my passions are in life. I feel stuck because a part of me wants to be happy doing what I love in life but another part of me is scared to take that risk leaping out of my current job because of the security I have there and the money I'm making to support my child and myself. I feel stuck between two worlds and totally ready to move forward just not sure which way to go. My passions and dreams seem unrealistic to my current situation. Just looking for a little advice on where I can start or recommendations of great fun good money making jobs for single moms.
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I am not quite sure what to put this in the comments.
But at my work, they pay the males more than they pay the females, even if the females have degrees. I have three degrees. The two men that I work with get more then I do. The one that just got hired gets $2 more an hour then I do & has no experience or degrees, the other one has been there one month longer then me & is handsome & never even finished school with a very shady past & gets $3 more an hour then I do. I have also worked in this industry for over 25 years. I’m very upset about this & have already approached management about it twice. Any suggestions?
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I ran across this article on salary negotiation.
The tips come from an Indiana University professor of business law and management. I thought I would share since I've seen posts in the past asking how to negotiate.
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I have been working for a company for over 7 years.
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Hate that the job searching and application process takes so long.
I'm fortunate to have a job but it's not a career role. I took the role to relocate but I'm finding that the position doesn't afford regular lunch hours to have interviews or provide the PTO I was offered when I accepted the role.
I know it's time to leave but I'm finding it so hard with events I need to run at night and teams during the day that I can't fully commit to job searching. I'm starting to feel that I made a mistake accepting this position but I needed the money. When I do get home, I spend time searching but roles have closed or already received the x number of applicants. I'd appreciate your advice. Is there anything I can do to combat this situation and I'm willing to put in the work.