I've been with a company a little over a year. Things were going pretty well (got a decent raise and $60,000 additional RSUs) until a new manager was hired in 3 months ago. She hasn't let the fact that she is new to both, the company and the industry, and has no clue about our products and processes stop her from making immediate changes that have negatively impacted me.
Previously I was the junior member on a team of three. The last few months, she's had me doing the work of three people. When I tried to discuss the obvious changes with her, she either deflected my questions or denied that anything had changed. She also referred to me as a guinea pig when she was thinking aloud during a 1:1. She did give me a $160 "spot bonus" in the form of a gift card for "being brave".
Now she's hired in one of her reports (at a higher level than me though she has no previous industry experience) from her prior company to "help you (me) with your (my) workload". And she expects me to train her. I raised concerns about this too, which she ignored despite the fact that a more senior level teammate volunteered to train. Additionally, I saw that she has plans to hire another person from her former company next month.
Honestly, I really should have been hired in at a higher level and have been working at a higher level from day one. I've already started looking for employment elsewhere. However, I also feel I've been treated unjustly. I have a chronic health condition which has been triggered by the stress of doing 3 times the workload and anger over how I'm being treated. Is it worth escalating this issue? Would this be grounds for constructive resignation? Or should I just focus on getting out of there ASAP. I've contemplated just quitting.
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My previous employer and I ended on bad terms.
I was PIP'd out and and offered a severance agreement which, if I signed, I would have waived my right to file against the company, but they would say I was a "reduction in force." I did not sign it, and instead filed with the EEOC, case is still in process.
I'm concerned on the background check when a potential employer calls to verify employment, I know they are not allowed to get into any specifics, but can they say I might not be eligible for a rehire? How would I handle this if the new employer comes back and asks about it? Anyone have experience with this?
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How to balance work, kids, spouse, and a dying parent out of state?
The stress is no joke
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Melbourne, FL - Recommended Neighborhoods
im moving to Melbourne, FL for work and will be buying a house. I've seen that there are some nearby cities that seems great (amenities, safety, etc.) Are there certain cities/neighborhoods you'd recommend? Any tips are appreciated!
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When applying to jobs does the time of day or day of week make a difference?
I am currently employed full-time and am actively job hunting, but my availability for applying is primarily during evenings, nights and on weekends.
Besides the circumstance of being unemployed, I suspect that jobs receiving over 100 applications within an hour of being posted may be due to automated application processes.
Given this scenario, do I still stand a chance? I will never be among the first batch of applications, and I’m concerned I might get lost amidst the multitude of others.
I have heard that recruiters tend to look at the first and last batches of applications received. Additionally, I have heard of applicants submitting 100 resumes a day. I don’t know how that’s possible, even if I were unemployed lol. I could never blindly apply to a job, and tailoring my resume to each job opportunity requires time and effort. Unfortunately, I have had 0 offers to interview. I’m starting to wonder if auto apply maybe is the way to go. :/
Thanks in advance for your help! :
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My company is changing my job role.
As a writer, I am supposed to write blogs for my company. My colleagues give me feedback, and I act on it. I am expected to churn out 'the perfect' blog, which won't require a second eye. However, I never get to give feedback on their work, and I see mistakes in their articles after they're published.
February was light, with less workload. However, today my boss told me that they're shifting me from a content writer role to a market researcher role, citing that 'I don't seem to improve even after the feedback'. I have never done market research before.
My mom suspects they are changing my role to avoid hiring a market researcher and also keep me busy. Should I stay or start looking?
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What is the best way to highlight older experience or hidden relevant JD components hidden beneath roles?
After losing my job, I've been considering my options and when I was most engaged with my career. That revolves around entertainment marketing.
I have prior work in the industry but while some of it is recognized on my resume, unfortunately it's older / on my second page and the more recent experience is in industries where you wouldn't traditionally consider creative fields.
In banking, I carved out a niche working on entertainment and sports sponsorships but my title doesn't relate and I'm worried that recruiters spending a short time reviewing applications will dismiss banking and education without taking a deeper dive in terms of what I accomplished in those positions.
I've worked with concerts, musicians, theater groups etc. that ties in to the roles I'm applying for but not hearing anything from the more creative industries. I've looked into nonprofit work trying to channel my experience with fundraising and but while I've done fundraising for entertainment, it's again not easily understood when parsing my resume as the corporate companies had charity divisions.
I'm spending hours customizing my resumes for each application and before starting again this week, I wanted to ask if there's anything else I can try? Should I avoid a linear resume and add a related work section to the top highlighting the roles that apply and take out anything that doesn't showcase that background from the other positions? Thank you!