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 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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it’s your Friday good news

It’s your Friday good news, with more accounts of success even in this weird time. 1. I have good news to share! After 15+ years as an individual contributor and informal leader, I took my first job as a formal manager about two and a half years ago at a new employer. It’s been challenging, though […]

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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 loving the good news Friday columns and I was wondering if I could submit some good news of my own! I didn’t negotiate my salary when I started at my current job – it was my first […]

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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’m very surprised to be one of the people writing in for good news Friday, but here I am! Attempting to leave academia this year, I was feeling fairly doomed. But thanks to an unconventional hiring process that prioritized […]

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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. About two years ago, my worklife was becoming untenable – it’s one of those “family” places that was not quite toxic, but toed the line. Then I saw a posting for my dream job. I progressed to a final […]

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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 wanted to send you a note thanking you for your amazing advice on adult ADHD. I’d always assumed that I was just late, disorganised, a procrastinator, time blind, and had mistake-ridden work because I was lazy or […]

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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’m a government subcontractor, and my company decided not to rebid on our contract when it came up for renewal in 18 months. Although we gave plenty of notice so that the prime contract holding company could find another […]

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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 worked for my organization for about 15 years, and have moved up from a part-time nights-and-weekends role into a fairly senior staff position. A few months ago, my boss retired and his position became available. I thought I probably […]

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