Friday good news

it’s your Friday good news

It’s your Friday good news, with more accounts of success even in this weird time. 1. I’ve been a faithful reader of every post on Ask a Manager since 2017, and I also worked my way through most of the archives. Lately, however, I found myself sometimes having to skip the Friday good news posts. It […]

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it’s your Friday good news

It’s your Friday good news, with more accounts of success even in this weird time. 1. Last year my company was so great when it came to COVID. I work for a large company (~20k employees) and they prioritized saving people’s jobs above all else, which led to a reduction in staff size that was […]

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it’s your Friday good news

It’s your Friday good news, with more accounts of success even in this weird time. 1. I took a job in 2019 that didn’t value my worth and experience (even though it was directly related to the job they hired me for). It was a large step down pay-wise, but since I was unemployed at the […]

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it’s your Friday good news

It’s your Friday good news, with more accounts of success even in this weird time. 1. I graduated in 2020 into a dismal job market. The only things I had lined up were abroad, so of course they all became impossible. Disappointed and uncertain about what to do next, I applied for every job that […]

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it’s your Friday good news

It’s your Friday good news, with more accounts of success even in this weird time. 1. I just had my annual review, which I was absolutely dreading. This year has been so hard. Transitioning to work-from-home was incredibly difficult, especially sharing space with my husband, who is a middle school teacher and needed the more […]

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it’s your Friday good news

It’s your Friday good news, with more accounts of success even in this weird time. 1. I’ve been waiting a long, long time to finally share some Friday good news. My job has descended into the seventh circle of hell over the past two years. My boss spent most of his time dodging important emails […]

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it’s your Friday good news

It’s your Friday good news, with more accounts of success even in this weird time. 1. Earlier in 2020, I returned from maternity leave into a health professional role in a hospital. Both my partner and I are keyworkers who have to be around the public (and in my case, COVID positive patients) and we […]

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it’s your Friday good news

It’s your Friday good news, with more accounts of success even in this weird time. 1. I live in Texas, which just had a very newsworthy week. While my home situation was pretty terrible, I have to brag that my employer was amazing. On Monday, leaders starting reaching out to check in with their people, […]

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it’s your Friday good news

It’s your Friday good news, with more accounts of success even in this weird time. 1. I can’t thank you and your readers enough! I was working in a job for almost a decade that gave me valuable experience in the working world, and more than decent pay and benefits, but was otherwise awful for […]

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it’s your Friday good news

It’s your Friday good news, with more accounts of success even in this weird time. 1. I’ve literally been waiting for the day I get to share good news for good news Friday! I was very very unexpectedly laid off at the beginning of August. I was devastated as I loved my job and coworkers. […]

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