I am trying to get into a professional office setting. Most of my experience has been in health care, doing hands-on personal cares. I never wanted to get into healthcare in the 1st place, and am regretting that I ever have, because the job literally beat up my body to the point that I cannot do this type of job, nor can I work in a factory, warehouse, etc. due to severe pain & mobility issues.
Yet, at so many places, they see me, I look like I can move mountains. So many will offer the office job to what seems like incompetent fluff balls who can't remember the difference between your, you're, yore, when they're young, energetic & able, and want to offer me the positions I physically cannot do.
How do I let them know that I am serious about an office job, and not get pigeon-holed into CNA type positions or other positions where I have a medical excuse from my doctor? It seems as if anytime anyone hears "medical" reason, they are afraid to hire me, when I will show up, on-time, make the coffee, and get stuff done.
p.s. I did have to stop my most recent unpaid position due to a pinched nerve that I had surgery on. I'm still healing but not incompetent, yet I do have my limitations. How do I explain this w/o jeopardizing getting hired? I don't want to lie then get terminated for being dishonest.
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I've never in my 45 year career had this experience.
I was hired at a very large public company after spending the majority of my time at startups and companies in major transition. Their systems and processes are so compkex and there are so many meetings and sidebars i cant get traction on my actual job responsibilities. I'm not being trained just shown a bunch of system navigation and told to figure it out. But i doubt training would reallt help. Its just such a bad fit.
I cry everyday on my drive home. I feel so stupid and so lost. I've explained all this to my boss and teammates (who have all been there for years) and just get blank stares.
I'm here to tell you that when a job doesn't fit......it just doesn't. Until now I never thought this was possible.
I'm looking for a new job after 8 weeks. God I hate this feeling of failure.
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I need and employment lawyer that will help me navigate the horribly toxic working environment that I recently was basically made to leave. Any advice on where I can turn and actually have an attorney hear my situation out?
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When receiving a job offer, what’s the best way to phrase that you’re happy to start on the their requested start date, but you would still like to take the family vacation you have booked for August?
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I currently got my registration and completion of training certificates for a pharmacy technician. I am on the second pathway. Meaning I would 500 hours of work experience in order to take the exam to become certified. I applied to many jobs but I don't seem to meet the requirements. So, I'm not sure what to do. If anyone or any current pharmacy technician could give me some advice that would be gladly appreciated. Thank you.
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I am consumed with thoughts of anger and resentment for a former employer who humiliated and hurt me by treating me really unfairly - I would go as far as to say cruelly.
I am trying to let it all go and focus on positive thoughts about both myself and my future. It seems harboring negative thoughts and revenge fantasies are a waste of energy and also get me nowhere. These negative thoughts certainly don't help me feel better. Does anyone have advice about letting terrible work experiences go? And moving on?
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