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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. Just one today instead of our usual three since this one is a little longer. While I was in law school, I clerked at a firm where I thought I had a future. Worked there for 2 years and 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’ve been searching for a job since last October and got to several second-round interviews but was never selected… and then COVID hit and my large state university set a hiring freeze. There are a few exceptions to 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‘ve been working retail for years, despite the fact that I hate it and am not very good at it. I can fake it well enough that I’ve kept jobs and got raises/promotions, but it’s not healthy for me. […]

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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 job searching since January after a move. COVID made things much more difficult. I was in a new city without connections. I had also been a stay at home parent for several years, though I completed […]

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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 share a little good news and thank you for your blog. I’ve been reading Ask A Manager religiously since I was in college and I’m now almost 10 years into my career. As a new […]

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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 left an extremely dysfunctional workplace in December of 2019 and started freelancing. Unfortunately, I never got up to a full-time freelancing load, so I decided to job search in February. I was in final interviews with two positions in […]

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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 received a glowing performance review, and I credit much of it to the things I’ve learned from reading your site! One thing I’ve taken to heart and tried to implement this past year was approaching my job as […]

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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 recently received a really good result using your advice and wanted to share it with you and other readers. I’ve been looking for a new position for quite some time and recently had a panel interview with 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 just wanted to say a huge thank you! I left a job in November due to ill health, and got a new job in March. I got amazing feedback from the recruiters thanks to your advice, but two […]

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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. Thought I could share – I’m an avid reader and have used your advice to handle more than a few sticky situations at work. Unfortunately I found myself in a somewhat toxic workplace – everyone was underpaid, overworked and […]

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