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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 wanted to share some Friday good news! I’m just finishing the end of my second week in a new job! I’ve worked as a department administrator at a large public university for the past three years (I’ve been […]

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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 so excited to have good news to report! I started job hunting FOUR YEARS ago to escape a manager who pushed MLMs, complained about her pay, and took her relationship issues out on her employees. In that time, I […]

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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 my first real full time job after college for the last year, and during quarantine I decided I had had enough. With the free time from being furloughed, my husband suggested that I apply for jobs […]

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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 hoping for months now that I would be able to contribute to the Friday Good News, and finally I’m able to! Back in February, I had a temp-to-perm job that was a couple of months past […]

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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 at an organization whose mission I really love for 3 years. When I was originally hired, I knew that I was accepting a position where I was grossly underpaid compared to other people with my fairly […]

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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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