I just started a new job as VP at a small but quickly growing organization. I was told that I would be training under a more senior person for a period of time and then eventually transitioning to my management. This person is a highly-paid contractor. Over the first few weeks, I've come to realize that they are gatekeeping and not including me in everything. They are also not open to my input and are trying to firmly cement their power base, even though they are supposed to be leaving or transitioning away from this role soon. I have a meeting soon to provide strategic recommendations to management but am concerned about being truthful about the situation since I believe they are a trusted resource. How should I handle? My sense is that people that are not perceived as strong don't last long at this place.
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Were my annual reviews too long winded and how do I get my underpaid direct reports larger than average salary increases?
Hi, I have two direct reports at a job I started at the beginning of the year. One is a more seasoned employee who has been doing the work of two employees imo for over a year and the other is a recent collect grad. We recently had our annual written reviews and I wrote about four or five paragraphs on their strengths and accomplishments, trying to point out specific things I thought were above average in terms of contributions. I also mentioned that I hoped that their contributions were acknowledged in terms of more competetive pay.
Now I'm worried that the reviews I left them might have been too long winded for HR/Senior Management to read through.
I also feel like both of them aren't even being paid a competetive wage. What else can I do to try and get them increases? I have spoken with my own manager who agrees with me, but he also said his manager is focused on the budget. Any ideas how I can convince the people who have the power to sign off on increases to increase their pay my more than the standard COL increase?
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I am Aswini.
I was working in software QA, India.I have had a break of 7 years in my career since 2015 for take care of my family.
Now i am planning to start my career again.Can you please help me to find jobs.
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Hi, my friend recently had a back injury and now unable to sit for long periods for any computer based work.
Any suggestions on what type of roles she can do that is a combination of practical and a bit of computer/office based work?
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Charleston, SC, Orlando, FL, or Charlotte, NC?
My fiance and I are trying to determine where to live next. Some things that are important to us are: plenty of things to do every weekend such as food festivals, walkable areas, good food, plenty of young people to help us create a sense of community, plenty of job opportunities for growth, safety, etc.
Does anyone live in these areas who could provide insight on which one might be better?
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The workplace is high school.
Some places are worse than others. I see blatant favoritism from upper leadership down to administrative staff. This is why I want to work fully remote so I don’t have to deal with the petty office politics from the snub from a coworker passing by to promotions of the favorites. This is the type of company I am working for. I will be gone in a month since I am moving. It’s old and draining. Just needed to vent.
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Resume keywords where do I look for them or what would count as keywords for jobs like Receptionist/office manager?
I need to know as my resume has been getting nothing but denials left and rights since May of this year and its becoming disheartening. My husband is working full time so thankfully we have our basics covered but I need to get back into the work force soon.