I was recently laid off. Just like millions of others. I was work friends with a co-worker. Not exactly a work spouse but we would talk often outside of work and she even invited me to get home once. We would take smoke breaks together. Exc. I really thought we were friendly. Anyway fast forward to a few weeks ago. I stopped smoking, but I told her I enjoyed our break time chatting and I would still go with her on breaks. The smoke didn’t bother me. Since then she said she didn’t want to tempt me so that was okay. We stopped talking on the phone and only started waving hi and bye to each other with an occasional bit of polite small talk. When I got laid off she called to check on me. Then she said she had a meeting she had to attend but she would call me back to give me the laid off scoop. She never did. When I called her, she never answered and I took the hint. I guess my question is what happened? I get that she is scared as well and has to protect her job, but why call me in the first place? Or say that you’ll call back. I know workplace friendships are usually transactional but still. I’m a little bummed. Anyone care to share some insight?
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Doea anyone know what Jacobs engineering uk maternity policy is?
Specifically the required length of service to qualify?
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I don't know why, but I have been feeling hesitant about publishing a portfolio.
I just feel so scared in posting all of my accomplishments online where anyone can see. I've tried multiple times creating a career portfolio and I always abandon it midway. I also feel like I don't have enough accomplishments I can brag about. Any advice?
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I am not quite sure what to put this in the comments.
But at my work, they pay the males more than they pay the females, even if the females have degrees. I have three degrees. The two men that I work with get more then I do. The one that just got hired gets $2 more an hour then I do & has no experience or degrees, the other one has been there one month longer then me & is handsome & never even finished school with a very shady past & gets $3 more an hour then I do. I have also worked in this industry for over 25 years. I’m very upset about this & have already approached management about it twice. Any suggestions?
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I ran across this article on salary negotiation.
The tips come from an Indiana University professor of business law and management. I thought I would share since I've seen posts in the past asking how to negotiate.
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I have been working for a company for over 7 years.
I'm a valued worker and am excellent at what I do. I am an accounts manager and I spend a lot of time working with customers and ensuring the accounts of sales projects are correct and in scope of their contracts. However, our workplace is toxic. The salesMEN are very demanding and demeaning of their coworkers. They are non-communicative, demanding, and rude. The boss seems to be more interested in money from sales than the moral of the overall workers. I have had confrontations with a couple of these salesmen as I try to provide support to them. My boss just told me he wants me to work from home because they feel I'm am difficult to work with. I am concerned about not being able to fully complete my job tasks now as I am isolated from my co-workers. Even though me boss has provided me with computers, dual monitors, phone and a printer at my home, it feels like I'm being pushed out.
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I have a hearing in my county with the Department of Labor and the School System where I worked.
I was a clerk who was forced to resign so they wouldn’t have to pay unemployment. I appealed and now three years later, I have a hearing. Any suggestions on the best way to handle these jerks ?