But I'm already deathly afraid of reactions to my resignation. My manager doesn't deal well with stress and micromanages. It's a critical time for us right now, and I'm leading some major changes and initiatives, and my leaving could leave my team and my manager in a tough place, at least in the short term.
But this place is not a good cultural fit for me, and I want out as it's impacting my own health. I need to look out for myself first, right?
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Out of curiosity...
To all of the legal professionals in the HR space,
Is it legal for your organization to ask you to reinterview for your existing role?
I have heard this being done years ago, but not sure if the times and laws have changed as I am not an expert in labor laws.
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Advice on my next strategic move
At the beginning of my career, I made some strategic mistakes that resulted in me not being where I wanted to be. I was very intentional in my last job search, knowing I needed time and space to learn and prove myself, so two years ago I landed my "dream job"; I like what I do and I have a supportive boss in an industry I worked really hard to get into (tech, but a non-tech job), however, I'm starting to wonder about my next move.
I took this job precisely because I saw, and was promised growth, however, being in tech, the last couple of years have been difficult, and while I've been lucky enough to survive multiple rounds of layoffs, the growth potential has disappeared. I've been doing the same job for two years, and when I'm assigned new projects they tend to be tangentially related to my JD (just barely to justify me doing them), I'm starting to not enjoy it. I know my boss has made the case for my promotion and a pay rise, and has been turned down due to budgetary constraints, so two years later I'm still an individual contributor when I do want to move into management, which was one of the things I was really looking forward in this position, the learning, and increasing level of responsibility into management.
I was recently approached by a recruiter, and I will hear her out. I am not actively looking for a job, but it got me thinking, when should I start looking for my next job? I took this job because it sounded great, and it has been, but it was also a strategic decision for my career, and it's not resulted in what I thought. I don't want to keep making mistakes career-wise so any advice will be appreciated
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I am a marketing communications specialist with nearly 30 years experience.
I have never been a manager. I was laid off in June and am struggling to get work comparable to what I had before. The people in my field tend to be much younger, and I'm worried that my age and lack of management experience is putting potential employers off on my candidacy. Thoughts?
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anyone here have experience working for Federal Student Aid (FSA)?
I have an interview with them coming up and wanted to know if going from private sector to FSA is a good idea? It is going to be within cybersecurity. Is it easier to grow within? Is there work life balance? I checked the reviews on Glassdoor and they were not great.
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Have any of you changed careers and entered into a totally new field in your 40s or 50s?
I have a good paying job but after working for 20+ years in this field, I yearn to change direction and pursue a different career which may be more fulfilling. I am prepared to train and educate in this field, if needed.
I want to hear your story and how you made it a reality.
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Feeling lost and discouraged looking for entry level jobs...
I graduated from University in 2020 and found myself in a pinch for a career. Although I had went to school for Journalism, I ended up working customer service at a credit union. Now 3 years later, I find myself in a similar position - I work in a call center at a credit union. I feel like I've limited myself to customer service but I want to switch career fields. How can I sell myself as an employee when companies are looking for years of experience that I don't have? I've been putting in applications for about a month and have been getting denial after denial. I feel myself getting burnt out from my current position and am starting to feel desperate to leave.