I've been at my current job for 10 years and have worked my way up the ladder in a very male dominate field.
December 13,2021 at 1:50PM UTC
I have been unhappy a long time but now with a change in management, I've lost the flexiblity and at least semi trust (my previous boss would hear me out fully and try to address issues rather than trying to pacify me w/o hearing me out and telling me "its above my head") that made my job manageable for me. It's a very high stress job in a high stress field. My husband and I have both agreed, I need a break and we'll be switching off as the at-home parent. But I'm nervous about the change in general as well as unsure how to handle the fact that i know that my current employer will ask me to stay on long than 2 weeks (i am not remotely interested in a counter offer to stay, tho I know they'll offer that as well). My position is alot to learn (i worked two different, related positions before starting my current position which I had to learn most of it the hard way over the course of roughly 2 years) and I dont want to burn the bridge, but I feel so burnt out myself. Tips? Advice?
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