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Old 08-31-2022, 07:33 AM   #381
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I see it as self-advocating. (You were smart to mention your boss.)
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Old 08-31-2022, 07:39 AM   #382
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Nothing wrong with bringing it up. It might not lead to anything or it might but it sure isnít a mistake to mention your interest in something
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Old 09-02-2022, 06:30 AM   #383
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I see it as self-advocating. (You were smart to mention your boss.)
Thank you for the validation - it helps!

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Nothing wrong with bringing it up. It might not lead to anything or it might but it sure isnít a mistake to mention your interest in something
Thanks, divine! This helps. I really was questioning myself after my husband made that comment.

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Old 09-02-2022, 06:33 AM   #385
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So, it looks like I am being given a whole website audit to do by myself. I am meeting with my CEO and 3 other people for a kickoff call today about the prospective client.

Once again, I have that fear inside - can I do this? Can I do a good enough job? I really want to do a good job on this audit this time. I have seen a few audits so far, so I can learn from those, but still, I have anxiety over it. At least I have 3 weeks to complete it. I hope that is enough time for me.
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Old 09-02-2022, 12:00 PM   #387
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No matter whatís the task all you could do is do your best. Do the best you can and it will be all good. No point of worrying. Just work hard and use what youíve learned and donít hesitate to ask questions if you are lost on something. You can do it!
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Old 09-02-2022, 03:15 PM   #388
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Thanks @Bill3 and @divine1966! I am sure I can do this..... I've proven to myself that I can rise to each new challenge. I will do my absolute best.
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Old 09-19-2022, 06:37 AM   #389
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Well, things are looking up at work, I am happy to report!

I was told on Friday by my boss that soon I will be gaining 2 clients of my own. So, they are giving me more responsibility, which says I have been proving myself to them and they now trust that I can handle the additional work AND client facing work. This makes me very happy!

This also means that there is less of a threat of me losing my job, which is what I worried about for months. They want to hire another team member, so I think we're doing OK as we head into a recession.

I do feel I am in a good spot here. They are good people - the CEO is a wonderful woman with strong values and I appreciate the healthy culture she has created in the company. I haven't experienced ANYTHING that is toxic or unhealthy for me to date. And that is SO refreshing.

And they've been nothing but supportive of me through all my personal issues this year.

I think I am going to stay put in this job and not look elsewhere. I want to make this work for myself. And I honestly don't think I could handle an upheaval and a job change right now. I am getting comfortable where I am. It's been 7-8 months now, and I am finally settling in.

I think this is a good company for me. And I am enjoying my high salary, which is allowing me to save money AND do all the things I like to do. It would be a shame to leave and have to lower my salary.
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Great news! Glad you stayed and now things are looking up
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Great news! Glad you stayed and now things are looking up
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I found out from my VP that my CEO is happy with my audit and presentation slides - Iím doing well at work and am soo relieved!!!
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Great to hear!!
Thanks!!! At least one area of my life is good. Lol.
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