Would love advice on how to become ICF certified in the Los Angeles area.
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Reported sexual harassment and was subjected to intimidation tactics "Without a witness it's he said/she said" and now the cold shoulder because I refused to back down.
I no longer feel valued. PS our CEO is a woman.
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As one can see from the numberous comments, there may be legitimate reasons for the inquiry; From following company nepotism policies to maybe finding "background" or insight into this individual if she isn't precluded from hiring them.
If the latter, did you consider that she was "seeking" your counsel or opinion? That could be viewed a a compliment.
The more important question in my mind is why did this inquiry bother you? Enough so, as to post about it on social media? It may be worth your time to look inward on this topic. I am very serious. Obviously, I don't know you and therefore I don't know your history and experience. You may have been in situations that were unpleasant and left you feeling victimized? I am giving you the benefit of the doubt .... but only you can honestly answer that question.
What I do know is this is a sensitive subject for you and it is worth examining further for your own well being and growth. Consider this, even if this inquiry was motivated from some racial agenda, you will never change that by complaining to HR. If this situation was clearly racist or discrimatory you would "know it". Your position isn't being threatened by this recruiter. But how you handle could be. I am NOT suggesting that you sit down and shut up either.
In the future, I recommend when you have an emotional reaction to a situation you examine your response 1st, that you extend graces to the other people involved and assume the best possible intentions. There is absolutely no reason why you couldn't have asked the recruiter to explain her reason for asking this question. It could have been an "opportunity" for you to educate the recruiter. This might have been resolved right then.
One caution I will offer. We all tend to seek out those individuals that will support our point of view whether that be friends, family or even other co-workers. Be careful because these people will rarely be unbiased, after all they are YOUR friends, family and co-workers, and therefore cannot necessarily provide honest or accurate feedback.
I recommend in these type of situations professional guidance is a wise move. They will help you problem solve through the process and better prepare you for the future, whether that means understanding that all ppl are capable of making unintended gifts when it comes to race and culture or that this is a serious in fraction that needs reported.
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While in extensive interview rounds for two other companies, I was surprised by another opportunity this week.
I took the meeting as I need a job and wanted to give myself options but the more I spoke to HR, I could envision myself at the company.
This is the throwing me for a loop as although it's technically in the same industry, it's not an avenue I would have explored otherwise. The other companies are more aligned where I thought my career was headed but this surprising twist is making me reconsider my options.
I'm a big believer not to get ahead of myself and keep interviewing until receiving an offer but the new company is moving faster than the others. All three roles that start in January and I'm hoping that one of them leads to an offer but this twist is having me consider a new direction.
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I am currently employed at a deli. I am currently getting sick a lot due to stress and more responsibility. I find I have been in more situations we're I am doing the work of two or three people. This has been happening for months I talk to my boss,but nothing seems to change. Then I got called in to my managers office saying I was calling off to often. This is was true because I been dealing with several colds in a matter of two months. I don't know if I was due to stress or just stuff going around. Now there saying I am on watch and doctor's note when I call out All my call outs were legit sickness. Now the question is what should I do? I am thinking of quitting with no backup possibly.
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I have been working in a Big4 tax firm, where my role is limited to only one country tax specialist.
I have been offered role in Industry company which is global giant with 50% hike, which will help me to take on tax compliance for almost 25 countries, giving me good exposure. However, I have a great colleagues in this current role who are the bedrock for the professional I am today. Shall I switch to new company or stay for loyalty or trust they had for me?
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I'm in a bit of a pickle with regard to finding a job. I'm 53 and have been out of work since January 2023. I'm a paid in-home caregiver for my disabled sister but the pay is low. I've worked in various industries over the years and also was a stay-at-home mama to three kids. I'm divorced. I have a BA in International Studies which I've never used. I've recently been diagnosed with ADD (which would explain my lack of staying power at jobs). My resume is OK but there are so many gaps and my industries are all over the place. I made my resume to focus on skills, then education and then work history. I'd love a remote job and I'm great at customer service. Even with the ADD, I'm detail-oriented, but my organizational skills and time management aren't the best. Tips? Advice? I'm really tired of driving for DoorDash where the pay is soooo looooow. Thanks!