I have worked at my current company for about 6 months.
February 7,2023 at 4:53PM UTC
Before this job I worked at a company for 7 months and looked for a new job because they were not training me, and really didn’t like the culture or the industry, I would sit around all day just waiting for someone to email me so I could actually feel like I was doing something. Now back to my current job. I l really enjoy my job and the people I work with and my industry but I feel like I am still not doing anything all day. Is this just a covid thing, have we forgotten how to train and fill up a new hires day? I know most people are thinking “ I would love to not have anything to do all day”, but I thrive best when I am busy, and it also helps to make the day go by faster. Whenever I meet with my boss I ask if there is anything I can help her with and if I can take on more work but she never gives me anything and tells me to be careful what I ask for. I do not plan on looking for another job in quite some time, but I really can not function at a job literally doing nothing all day. Has anyone been in this situation before? What is a nice way of saying “can I get some more work please!”.
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I am in my current job since the past one year.
I am not enjoying my role though I like the organization I work for.
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