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I like the idea of fairygodboss.
It has a we are all in it together feeling except we are not all in it togther
None the less in those times when we feel isolated or defenceless. Some on might have a perspective that is neutral, allowing us to access our inner resources.
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I would like help with networking.
I met a woman who holds a leadership position at an organization that I would love to work at. Within the past six months there were two very suitable positions for me at the organization posted as jobs. I did not apply at the time because of a family situation. But now I would like to know if there are any new (or even substitute) postions open at the organization. The woman and I chatted briefly. However, because I had just met her, it seemed to be a bit forward to ask about open positions. She told me that she is usually in the office on Fridays. I would like to try to visit the organization (a museum) on an upcoming Friday to see if I can keep the connection going. How should I present myself when I visit the museum?Should I ask about open positions at that time? Should I come prepared with business card and my CV, for example? I don’t want to come on too strong. Thanks in advance for your advice!
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Employee Response to Feedback
Hi everyone. I supervise a newer staff member. They have a front-line role. They have done a fairly good job. There is some room for improvement. The employee made an error. It was the second time they made this type of error (checked in with them the first time with process), and this time it affected more employees and clients. I worked with the staff member to resolve it. I set aside some time to talk the next time they were in the office, and I had given them a heads-up. We met in an office. I used a friendly tone. I asked them if they could share what happened so I could understand their perspective and process. I reflected it back. I asked how they thought they might approach it if a similar situation happened again. They gave a thoughtful response. I affirmed and added one other thing they could consider. I wrapped up by mentioning I understood they were trying to help, and I expressed appreciation that they worked with me to resolve the situation. My feedback to the employee has been mostly positive, but this error needed to be addressed. A short time later, the employee messaged me, when I was at a meeting, to say they weren’t feeling well and had to leave. They sent a note that evening to say that they would be out for the second half of the week, which seemed weirdly specific. My sense was it seemed almost a little passive aggressive? It just seemed odd. Under the circumstances, they won’t need to provide a doctor’s note. They also have a habit of not coming in Fridays. I am wondering if people have suggestions about how to respond. I also wouldn’t want this kind of response to feedback to become a pattern for them.
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Feeling sad after giving notice.
I was hired in a role in July. The start was extremely rocky and the onboarding process was basically nonexistent. I’m pretty out of my depth with the content of the position a lot of the time, which has made it feel like an uphill struggle.
My manager and I have also had quite a few small altercations where he snaps at me for no reason or blames me for others mistakes. it’s been a pretty disheartening experience as I already feel like I’m not succeeding.
I have also run a small business on the side for years. It’s been a nice and steady income boost. Over the last two months it has really started taking off and is surpassing my monthly income.
I’ve been so overwhelmed the last few weeks, and finally decided to give notice at my job.
Strangely and unexpectedly, I just feel really sad today and wondering if I made the right decision. I really enjoy all of ky coworkers and it is otherwise a nice work environment.
I was not expecting this reaction and am wondering if anyone can relate or provide insight.
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Do you all feel like jobs are being taken through nepotism?
I Understand that having the credentials and experience is key but a lot of times I feel like some people don’t even have to have that to get the job.
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I am struggling in my new role...I know I should be greatful to be employed but everyday is a fight with my IS team on getting work done.
Or they just push changes out without testing by the end users.
Priorities get communicated to me but when I press on those I get push back from the same exact group. I question if it's me and what I'm doing wrong or maybe I didn't understand.
But when I bounce off other people they say I'm not crazy.
I'm ready to leave my job but know this is a hard market.