Friday good news

it’s your Friday good news

It’s your Friday good news! 1. I have read you over the years, and I’ve been fortunate over the last 2 years to have been consistently employed during a whirlwind of a time. About 6 months ago, even though I was only 2 years into my current position, I got the itch to start moving […]

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it’s your Friday good news

It’s your Friday good news! 1. The company I (30s, she/her) work for was hit hard by the “great resignation” earlier this year and hiring went through a dry spell, and we had a pretty bad gender skew in both, taking us from fairly balanced to predominantly men. As part of a panel of employee resource […]

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it’s your Friday good news

It’s your Friday good news! 1. I wanted to share some Friday good news, after using your advice to successfully leave a toxic job. I took a job in 2018 after being laid off during a corporate merger. I mainly accepted the job because I was desperate for benefits and steady income and have been half […]

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it’s your Friday good news

It’s your Friday good news! 1. I’ve been waiting to share this good news for over 6 months! The very small company I was working for is one I could have submitted a novel about, full of red flags that I didn’t fully see at the time: the owner says we’re all a family, that we’re […]

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it’s your Friday good news

It’s your Friday good news! 1. I’ve been following your site for a few years now and I don’t think I’d be where I am now otherwise! I worked for the same toxic employer for almost 10 years and I wouldn’t have realized exactly how bad it was without reading your website. Looking for a […]

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it’s your Friday good news

It’s your Friday good news! 1. I’ve been reading AAM for years, and put all your advice into practice when it came to improving my resume/cover letter and preparing for the interview (behavioral questions!). And, most of all, for the first time I truly understood both how an interview can be a two-way street, and what […]

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it’s your Friday good news

It’s your Friday good news! 1. I’ve been unemployed since last July, after 15 years in the performing arts. For obvious reasons, the field has been 90% shut down since last March. Due to the pandemic, my husband and I had to postpone, then cancel our wedding/reception, our landlord decided to sell the house pushing us […]

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it’s your Friday good news

It’s your Friday good news! 1. I recently left my job in the Middle East after four years to move back to the U.S. The environment was austere and dangerous and I was looking forward to returning to a normal life. Last fall, I reached out to a member of senior leadership with whom I had […]

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it’s your Friday good news

It’s your Friday good news! 1. I’ve been a long-time reader of your site, and an infrequent commenter because I’m spending my time reading your advice and what the commentariat have to say about it — I’m still fairly young and I’m autistic, so I’m aware that I’m at a disadvantage when it comes to […]

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it’s your Friday good news

It’s your Friday good news! 1. I don’t know if you realize just how frequently your advice actually turns people’s worlds right-side-up again, often when they didn’t even realize things had become unsustainable from many angles. I am a primary example, as reading your advice over the last three years has helped me not only […]

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