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’m really excited to share an entry for the Friday Good News series, which has always been one of my favorite recurring segments as a reader. At the start of 2020, a project I’d been working on in my […]

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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 applying for jobs for over two years, trying to get out from under a micromanaging, hypercritical, fussbudget of a boss. I’d get interviews, they’d seemingly go well, and then I’d be ghosted or rejected, again and again. […]

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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 spent the last 10 years working in education. Even though I have a license and my city constantly complains about a lack of teachers I couldn’t even get an interview because of a 15 year old shoplifting […]

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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 excited to share that after a very difficult fellowship and a very difficult fellowship, I got a job offer that I’m really excited about! I’ve been reading your blog religiously for a couple of years largely because I started […]

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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. For a decade, I’ve worked in a field that while highly coveted, is also extremely demanding and toxic. Everyone thinks the job is glamorous — think entertainment, high level politics, or Madison Avenue advertising. But frankly, after a decade it’s […]

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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. Although I love my current job/supervisors/coworkers, I’ve hit the salary cap at my current organization. Despite my reservations about changing organizations during this pandemic, I applied for and got a new job! It’s a higher-level version of what I’m […]

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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 this year, the startup I worked for was acquired by another company. This was near the start of the pandemic, and while I considered myself fortunate to still be employed while so many were not, I found that 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. About a year ago, I took a new stretch role at my current company in a different department. This job came with significantly more responsibility (both managerial and otherwise), a nice step up in pay, and work that sounded […]

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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 pleased to be able to finally share some good news. I’ve had a really tough time during lockdown, struggling to concentrate and feeling like I’m only just keeping my head above water with home working. It was made even […]

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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. Prior to the pandemic, my husband and I were planning a move abroad in the fall of 2020. It was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to move to a country we really love, but it was complicated before bringing COVID into […]

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