(Closed) Stress

posted 6 years ago in Career
Post # 3
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Bumble Beekeeper

@Songbird29:  Just breathe, update your resume and send it out to all your contacts, just in case!!

Post # 4
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2015

Yikes, this sounds stressful, especially when you’re counting on having a job to support yourself and your life plans!

I am sorry about your Grandma passing away. . .

Maybe your boss had done something really awful that was kept off most people’s radar, except for that of those who fired her? Who knows. . . but you do still have YOUR job. That’s good; I understand how this must make you super nervous, but sometimes one person gets fired because they, individually, really are not doing their job right, and it makes everyone else nervous for a while, even though that one individual was the only one the higher-ups wanted to be rid of. This happened at my present workplace a while ago, and it was an incidence of firing only one person who was doing her job poorly.

Still, I think it would be a good idea, as creativeplannertobee said, to update your resume & send it to all your potential employment contacts, along with anyone else you know who might come up with anything. Even just a note/email, asking for info on potential jobs, sent to certain acquaintances or former bosses or professors could come up with unexpected opportunities. Also, begin looking for jobs in the newspaper and online, and start applying, and interviewing! Just make sure that no one at your present job knows that you are looking elsewhere!

Anyway, reach out, do things to help yourself destress, save some money if you can. . . and good luck. I hope you keep your present job (if you like it, that is!) or find something better very soon!

 

 

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