I recently found out that a couple coworkers who were on my team were loudly saying nasty things about me so the whole office could hear. I was let go in May by one of the people partaking in the conversation. I’m still close with one of the people who overheard the conversation and told me. It already hurt to be let go, but now this is unnecessary and hurt my feelings more. I want to confront the person because she was always nasty to me while I worked there but never said anything. I was thinking of saying something simple like “Please stop talking about me behind my back”. Anyone have any suggestions on what to do?
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Anyone have any experience with an employer not paying a final paycheck?
My last day was July 14, and according to my payroll app I was supposed to be paid on the 15th. I have the paystub proving that it was issued but I never received the check (I was supposed to get it via direct deposit, but it was issued as a check). I was patient because I knew she was going through a hard time personally, but now I'm at a loss - I am owed that money and really need it.
I've asked my employer repeatedly to cancel and reissue the check and she says she is uncomfortable doing that. She has become hostile and is ignoring my messages now so I think my only course of action is to sue in small claims court for it.
Any tips? FTR Employer State is Florida, at the time of issuance my address was also Florida.
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should I leave a gap in my resume?
Hi all! I’ve been working on my resume recently and have a less favorable job on there… it’s a bakery closing manager job. I was there for less than 6 months before i found something new. what are your thoughts on removing something from your resume to add a more favorable/relevant job in its place?
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Career Coach Coworkers creating Tension and Toxicity in the workplace.
The Career Coach team is made up of all women. The power trips are so strong that it is making me not want to come to work. Our manager and coordinator both males pretend like this doesn't exist. The job is not difficult and the work life balance / flexibility is unmatched. At this point, I don't want to leave but I'm tired of the pettiness and mess. Can anyone relate to this? Any advice?
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Rival at work.
I have a colleague who I work with collaboratively for his technical knowledge which is impressive. He has been with the company for over 12 years now, most of them in Europe. I am in Canada. He moved to Canada a year and a half ago after I had been hired as a manager in Canada. He does not report to me. He is to help me with technical knowledge only. He helps everyone with technical knowledge actually. He told me in a casual, friendly conversation he wants to be in management and moved to Canada to pursue a promotion. As he has become more comfortable in his role, he feels the need to undermine my efforts. He lies to me, he one ups me on our open TEAM board at work and scoops projects with my customers behind my back. He takes credit for my work too. He is popular because of his impressive technical knowledge and is extremely helpful to the team overall. He has kind of entrenched himself at the company as the technical expert. However, he is making my job miserable. He cannot travel outside Canada due to his visa restrictions so he feels the need to build his name and clientiele with my Canadian customers. The rest of the team are in USA and they rely on his expertise but he does not intrude on their customers and projects. He did tell me the other day he feels that my position is not needed since he does it and I should talk with upper management about my purpose. He wrote this to me in a TEAMS chat. I am at a loss as to handle him. Any advice?
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Looking for Clinical Data Analyst roles where I can grow and learn!
I was laid off in June 2023 and am looking for data analyst roles, preferably in the healthcare field. I have four years of experience as a business analyst on a healthcare product, and am looking to pivot into more back-end work with data. I have some training in SQL, Python, R, and Tableau from graduate school, although I did not use these skills at my last job, and am working on improving them through a bootcamp. Aside from the difficult job market, I have had trouble finding a company willing to take on somebody who is new to the field but absolutely willing to learn and grow.
FYI I am currently based in Northern Virginia but am open to relocating for the right job opportunity and benefits.