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. 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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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 been at my job for a year and it is just okay. The work isn’t exciting, but I make more money than at my last job and my coworkers are nice. Well, that was until Covid-19 and […]

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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. In November, I was laid off from my work where I had been happy and successful for eight years. As required by employment law in Germany, effective in three months. I was devastated. Luckily my boss allowed me to […]

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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 unhappy in my job for about 6-7 months now for a variety of reasons, both related to my own position, the lack of growth and learning opportunities, and the office culture (I am far from the only unhappy […]

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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 read AAM for many years now, and I always saw the letters from people who got amazing new jobs and doubled their salaries and thought, “Well, sure, but that could never be me.” Well… after four years working […]

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