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Company Offered Me A Job, Then Yanked The Offer, Then Re-listed …

Apr 19, 2018  · I left a part-time job of three years for a full-time job, and got fired three days into it because I couldn’t handle the overload of work they gave me. I had told them I was mostly skilled in administrative work, but they gave me a lot of accounting work, little to no training for it, put a lot of pressure on me, then let me go on the third day because they didn’t think I was a good fit.

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my employee delivered a status update … in song

Posted: (53 years ago) 2 days ago · The Computer Science Chanteuse * August 9, 2022 at 3:12 pm. TL, DR: I could have done what the OP’s employee did. I actually did something similar. ... I had a job once where there was a quarterly presentation by various departments to the whole company to bring everyone up to speed on who they were and what they were working on and ...

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I don't have any work to do at my new job — Ask a Manager

Posted: (53 years ago) Jan 17, 2019  · That said the guys that were paid significantly less but still a damn good wage (talking 16-17 an hour or more) did this job before and had the same, low workload. Some jobs are about having someone around to handle an emergency, if you haven’t had any emergencies, there may not be a ton of work.

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my new hire was secretly working a second full-time job during his ...

Posted: (53 years ago) Aug 08, 2022  · There are jobs in my industry where a diligent employee could really do 20 hours of work instead of 40 and still meet expected output, but those tend to be large companies with lots of bureaucracy. It would make the most sense to find a job like that first, *then* perhaps consider bringing another job into play. ...

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asking for more info about a job before applying

Posted: (53 years ago) Sep 18, 2011  · Richard Bolles’ “What Color is Your Parachute” states that of job-seekers who fill out positions online as their only method of job pursuit have, at best, a 10 percent success rate (unfortunately, I only read the book from the library, so my citation isn’t perfect – http://comerecommended.com/blog/2011/06/09/5-least-effective-job-search-methods-1051/)

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my constantly available coworkers keep commenting on my …

Posted: (53 years ago) 20 hours ago · There are jobs where people really do work flat out for crazy long hours – but in my experience people who are always there, carry stuff home, work weekends and whine endless about it, are not productive people. They fool around all day and then get in a rush at 4:30 and ‘have to’ stay late.

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I turned down a job offer, but now I want to accept it

Posted: (53 years ago) Dec 30, 2014  · 1) The job fell through, and they aren’t being honest about it. 2) They started the new job and hate it. Maybe it’s because the job is truly awful or a bait-and-switch but maybe it’s also because the OP is tough to please. 3) They started the new job, are failing at it, and know they’re going to get fired soon.

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will it hurt me to stay in a job where my boss doesn't like me ...

Posted: (53 years ago) Aug 09, 2022  · I’ve been job-hunting also, but so far no luck in a year and a half of effort. ... As a former Catholic who is an atheist now because of science, I am offended by your sentence. I have family members who find great personal comfort in their Catholic faith and don’t use it hammer people who don’t follow their faith. They are good, kind ...

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I've been overworked for months and my manager won't help

Posted: (53 years ago) 2 days ago · Michelle Smith * August 9, 2022 at 6:17 pm. This is the way. Many, many people cannot just quit their jobs with nothing lined up, for a lot of reasons (needing income to pay essential bills like food and housing, not qualifying for unemployment by quitting voluntarily, needing health insurance–which in the US is frequently through a person’s employer, etc.).

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how do I ask the CEO if I can "borrow" his assistant for my projects?

Posted: (53 years ago) 2 days ago · Dear god, no. Do not ask him. Do not ask his assistant for help again. Do not under any circumstances ask anyone else to be your assistant either. Do not, do not, do not. When you asked about an assistant originally, the CEO was skeptical. He then said they’d consider it after you’d been working a month.

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I got the job, but I'm sure I gave a bad interview and I can't stop ...

Posted: (53 years ago) Sep 06, 2016  · It depends on the type of job, but not all (and probably actually few) jobs require you to seem absolutely perfect and polished in all circumstances (including at an interview). That may be true in those jobs where making a fantastic first impression is paramount, – for example, where you’ll often be in the public eye, or where you’ll be required to charm potential clients …

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everything you need to know about time off when you start a new …

Posted: (53 years ago) Feb 25, 2016  · Asking for a few days off after just a month is usually frowned upon, for two reasons: First, you’re still being trained, and your manager wants you focused on learning the job and getting up to speed as quickly as possible. Secondly, and more importantly, your manager doesn’t have a lot of data on you at this point.

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how long should it take a new hire to get up to speed?

Posted: (53 years ago) Jul 13, 2010  · A reader writes: I’m a former academic mathematician who left academia, because…well…suffice it to say that I didn’t go to college for nine years to become a glorified babysitter. After a job offer from a Very Large Government Agency fell through, I found myself severely underemployed. While slowly crawling out of the deep, dark depression in which I …

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feeling anxious about leaving my bad job for a better one

Posted: (53 years ago) Aug 08, 2012  · Whenever I change jobs (I’ve changed jobs many times – probably too many – but in my defense: geographic move to be where I wanted to be as a young adult + geographic move to be where I wanted to be to raise kids + geographic move to follow my husband + layoff + bad situation) I go through a cycle where the first couple of days are nerve-wracking because …

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I feel terrible performance-managing an octogenarian

Posted: (53 years ago) Aug 08, 2022  · My job is one that’s low-impact physically, and as long as I keep doing it, it’s not hard to keep up with technological and process changes. Also, I love it. Really love it. ... Science KK * August 8, 2022 at 10:00 pm. My mom says this, but refuses to see a lawyer and get it in writing. I keep telling her unless you get a lawyer to sign off ...

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when a job description keeps changing during the hiring process

Posted: (53 years ago) Jan 22, 2014  · Felicia* January 22, 2014 at 5:53 pm. I accepted a position that was described as 20% graphic design, and it was more like 85% graphic design, both in terms of priorities and how I was evaluated. I didn’t want to be a graphic designer and I’m not wonderful at it (the job title was Communications Assistant).

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how to negotiate a different title when accepting a job

Posted: (53 years ago) Aug 19, 2012  · Usually, specialist (especially in marketing) is higher in the corporate hierarchy. And yeah, I’ve heard “analyst,” “specialist,” “coordinator,” and “manager” all applied to the role of project manager (so project analyst, project coordinator, project specialist, etc), all at one company. That was so confusing.

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my boss refuses to give me a job description and told me to stop …

Posted: (53 years ago) Nov 12, 2014  · There was an important job to be done and Everybody was sure that Somebody would do it. Anybody could have done it, but Nobody did it. Somebody got angry about that because it was Everybody’s job. Everybody thought that Anybody could do it, but Nobody realized that Everybody wouldn’t do it.

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what does it mean that a job I interviewed for was re-listed?

Posted: (53 years ago) Aug 11, 2010  · A reader writes: I applied for a job with an organization, passed the phone screen, and was given a second interview less than a week later. I interviewed with a panel of people and was told at the time there were several candidates interviewing for this position. In my opinion, the interview went well. After the interview, the recruiter also let me know that she heard really …

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my coworker told HR I'm resigning when I'm not, boss wants daily …

Posted: (53 years ago) Aug 08, 2022  · Salaries in my field go two ways: salaried jobs pay a lower hourly rate but you get paid for 35-40 hours, whereas private firms pay double — or more — per service/client (most often on an hourly basis) but you get paid for fewer hours than you actually work (if you see clients for 20 hours, you probably work 30-35 hours total). ...

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