Hi ladies! I am happy to report that I am one of the lucky ones - I was offered and accepted my dream job a few weeks ago! It's wonderful news that came juuuust prior to COVID-19 hitting the US very hard and fast. I'm working with the relocation team on my international move, but I'm not in communication with the hiring manager at this point. My start date is in 8 weeks, and my work location will be in L.A. I'm starting to worry about the state of life in general in California, and while I am still planning to forge ahead with the move, I feel like I should reach out to the hiring manager.
I'd love to reassure him that I still want to come work for him, and I'd love to get some reassurance from him that I can. What are your opinions? Good idea? Thoughts on how to phrase this?
I'd love your advice! TIA!
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Any song recommendations to detox from a hostile work environment?
I have come to the conclusion that I need to leave my current workplace. Have some applications in and will continue to apply until I’m out of here. I also have a long commute to and from work. Does anyone know of some great songs to download to my playlist to help detox from the insanity at work?
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I am looking to transition from Customer Service to Tech! I am currently a Junior pursuing my degree in Software Engineering while working my 9-5. I study using FreeCodeCamp as well and I am looking into taking a Coursera course to gain a certification. Am I on the right path? I want to be able to switch within the next six months! Any advice would be greatly appreciated!
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I am new here. I am looking to switch careers. I have been a nanny for the past 2 years and am now looking to switch to a data scientist role. I recently earned certifications from Coursera in Data Science and Tableau visualizations.
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Dear Abby: Employee Feels Passed Over and Stuck in a Rut at Work
SEPTEMBER 30TH, 2023
DEAR ABBY: I applied to be a supervisor at the company where I work. Unfortunately, I didn't get the job. One of my co-workers, who held the same position I did (though with significantly fewer years of experience at the company), was given the job instead. Initially, I tried to shrug it off and continued working as usual. Unfortunately, I find I am no longer able to do that.
Since this co-worker is now my boss, I sometimes receive dictation/instruction from them, which makes me uncomfortable. I have begun to feel jealous -- I'll acknowledge that. I have worked here for 10 years now, and the fact that I haven't been able to move into a higher position has weighed me down. For financial reasons, I can't resign. Somehow, I have to make this new reality work. How do I rid myself of these feelings of jealousy and learn to proceed with my new boss? -- STUCK AT WORK IN THE WEST
DEAR STUCK: One way to do that would be to remind yourself regularly why you are there. Bottom line: You need the money. Life isn't always fair, so try harder to accept it. While you are doing that, it couldn't hurt to look around to see if any other companies are posting job openings. If you find any, make time for an interview, and -- if you are hired -- give your notice.
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I plan on asking for bilingual pay.
I work for a large organization with various departments and divisions. I often speak Spanish and translate documents to accomodate our customers needs. I am happy to be able to do this. I am not compensated for this. There are employees in other positions that are.
How can I bring this up? Should I? Has anyone ever asked and been denied? If I do ask will more be expected of me? How much should I ask for? I just want to hear about others experiences.
My prior employer paid a 5% bonus on top of your base salary which was great.
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Do you call out a former manager that discriminates based on known ADA issues?
How and what forums—ex Glassdoor, Reddit, Fishbowl, LinkedIn