I currently work in HR. We have a small department, there are 3 of us...but it’s more like 2 & 1, me being the odd one out a lot. I’ve only been in this role a year, but I came with prior HR/Marketing experience. Prior to my one year, a position opened up in the Marketing department (that’s rare) and I put in for the transfer. I was feeling segregated in my own dept. Apparently due to my social media recruitment and employee engagement marketing posts I was on the Marketing Director’s radar (yay me because it’s a big company and I’ve been in the work force a long time so finding out I’ve impressed someone is ????) and turns out even with all the insane talent from outside the company that applied (I’m in HR remember) she really wanted it to be me. I should say that my current boss actually told me about this position before it was announced and employees are not held back from applying for jobs within the company. It’s a bit more money, about $4K more annually and it’s salaried (I’m currently hourly). So here’s the rub: at my annual review (November) I talked with my boss about career goals for me within HR and financial goals that go along with that. I did my research and everything I asked for was attainable over time and would help the company and the dept. She acted all positive then but when it came time for my in-house marketing interview, she made a point the day before to call me into her office and tell me 3 times that she just wanted me to know before my interview, that she really looked at it, but it wouldn’t be feasible to financially salary me until we doubled our employee load (that could literally be a decade of time FYI and my pay is the very low for what I do...again, research) but maybe we could look at adding some more tasks in 2020. (I should add that she is very focused in helping grow my coworkers career) The jump is a little scary for me but ultimately what sold me was the marketing director said she planned for growth and would teach me everything she knows even how to build websites and I believe her. The only drawback for me is not interacting with people every day and the rapport I have with employees is notable (literally listed in all my reviews). I know my choice, literally feels like it was decided for me ???♀️ And my boss actually had my coworker in the office when she told me I was being offered the position and did I want it. Change is hard ladies. I’ll be 41 in exactly 8 days and I have worked for years going nowhere. I don’t even know what my question is ? weigh in please!
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Please HR people, what EXACT information is given to the employer when a credit check is done?
How specific or complete is the information? Is it just the credit score or more details like the amount of outstanding debt and past due amounts? Thank you!
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Has anyone left their full time toxic job for a contract role ?
I work with a very condescending, micromanaging manager and honestly it makes me sick to my stomach every time she puts a 1:1 on my calendar. I currently have a part time contract role that is way better environment wise, but no benefits. They offered me more hours and I am considering it.
Additional info: Contract role is well paying and is a level up from my current role. So pays more, better environment.
what would you do in my shoes ?
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It's tough to overestimate how effective these two tools — visualization and mindfulness meditation — are when trying to figure out what in the world your dream job really is.
I know this because I've engaged this holistic and empowering method personally and with hundreds of students and clients.
One of the many reasons it's so instrumental in gaining clarity is because we tend to romanticize what we think our dream job is. That can pull us off-course really fast, and we often feel like we've gone too far down that road toward it to turn back, so we're disappointed yet again finding ourselves in a job that's not a great fit.
In today's post on my blog "Reimagine," we look at what visualization and mindfulness meditation are in the context of a dream-job pursuit and how separately and together they can transform your experience.
If you would love to change jobs but have no clue what you’d rather do instead, or you find yourself trying to find a new opportunity but not gaining traction, this approach may be exactly what you need.
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My manager does not listen.
she will jump in and take the conversation in the wrong direction and provide wrong information.
I tried telling her the client had issues with something, she cut me off and said the contract is under review that’s why the issues. It sounded wrong so I clarified but she further explained the contract being in review. I know my information was clear therefore I believed her. During a meeting with my client I passed along the info and they had no idea there was contract issues and after they emailed my boss and I.
my boss responded that she was not aware of any contact issues. Now the client is confused why I told them there were issues and even questioning my abilities.
She has done stuff like this before, today in a different client meeting she made me look incompetent.
how do I address this with my boss or do I just ignore her when she does it? my worry is sounding childish and being a complainer but I also don’t care to look bad to clients.
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Approaching month 7 of being laid off.
I recently got my job rejection letter after 3 rounds of a (seemingly) successful interview process; which took a total of 2 months, BTW. I am of course left feeling DEFEATED, however. I am wondering if there should have been something within the months-long process I could have done or inquired about etc.? Like a clue to have let me know hey, they aren't as serious about hiring you as it appears. Just in an effort to be better prepared for next time, that was a huge waste of time I actually missed out on the Job Fair
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Lots of people sell their coaching services on this platform.
I think this episode is worth listening to before engaging a Coach.