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Struggling, I can’t imagine I’m the only one whose thought this way - if you did how did you move forward

1. I’m in a role I don’t enjoy
2. I think about things I could do instead
3. I think about how I’d get qualified to do that other t… more


I just got a verbal reprimand for bringing in treats from my international travels to the office to share with people and not thinking about our remote colleagues, who felt left out. Am I wrong for th… more

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I need help or tips on how to be fearless at the workplace, I want to be able to opine on things without getting scared, I started my journey like that but I get called out by my manager so many times… more


I am thinking about having a child in the next couple of years and want to consider parental leave when looking at new jobs. My current company says they “provide 12 weeks of paid leave. The leave mus… more


What do you do when your manager doesn’t like you?

I’m the most junior person on his team, experience-wise. I’m a fine performer - we’re all just trying to keep our heads above water right now - but I … more


Seeking stability at work - if you’ve found it please share what org / team / role!

Context: I’m on a PMO team that’s newer, there’s no standard for how things get done, it’s being developed constantly and iterat… more


Let's share stories of mansplaining in the tech field.


What can I do to make myself lay-off/AI-proof? I've been laid off a few times and I'm not seeing things getting easier in this industry.


How do you handle when you are promoted and it is obvious some of your coworkers didn’t like it?


How bad has the ghosting been for your job search?

A) Nothing too bad
B) Lots of sound and fury, then ... nothing from hiring managers
C) Job search? What job search?
D) I haven't been ghosted


Hi, I am searching for a QA Engineering position, even a paid internship, and am wondering what the market is like for remote positions in this field right now. Does anyone have advice? Thank you!


Thinking about making a pretty big pivot from PMO to a data science role (analytics, insights, user research, market research, business intelligence)

I’m in the early phases of exploring, but I’d love to learn fro… more


Hi! I recently received an offer from Emirates group and I would like to understand how is the relocation and onboarding process


Sexism in the work place or just nagging?

Try’d to voice my opinion on a popular rap subject with some colleagues, one of the men made the same opinion as me and when I voiced I agreed he decided it … more


Seeking new opportunities in Business Analytics. With a Master's in Business Analytics and proficiency in R, Python, Tableau, and SAP ABAP, I bring a track record of data-driven decision-making. O… more


So I am going to use this opportunity and ask- Is anyone hiring for Analyst roles in USA? I would like to connect with someone who hires or who knows someone hiring. I am a graduate with a masters deg… more


Happy Monday Morning Everyone! Are you ready to take on a new week or could you use another day or several off?


How much PTO does everyone's company offer vs. how much do you actually take? I think women in this field have a bad habit of not taking all of their earned PTO.


Does anyone else hate this AI arms race? Why is everyone in such a hurry to have their jobs replaced by AI and destroy the environment while doing it?


I just wanted to pop in and recommend that all of you ladies discuss your salary with your colleagues. I found out I am making 20%+ less than my male counterparts (I'm the only woman on the team).… more


I’ve had increasing number of experiences with management/leadership that has left me feeling silenced and not appreciated. Burnout has been creeping in pretty strongly.
I’ve begun looking for differe… more


Hey guys!,
Hope you had a lovely weekend,
I'm a data analytics lead and i live in Canada, i was job searching for 4 months now and i couldnt get much of interviews or a job ! Any idea on what should… more


Ugh! Is it just me or is this job market a nightmare right now? I was laid off last month and haven't received a single interview since then! Any tips on how I can get a leg up in my job search?


How does everyone deal with family expectations? I wouldn't say my family is unsupportive but I can tell my parents expected me to take on a more gender ...appropriate role/lifestyle... if that ma… more


Are you switching jobs if you haven’t been considered for a promotion in three years?


I am looking to learn about scaled agile and role of PM in scaled agile. What has been your experience given that every company implements agile differently. What is your implementation and role. How … more

Is anyone worried about AI? Personally, I think when AI starts to take over our jobs, women will be laid off before men, since the tech industry is still a fairly sexist field. Are my fears justified?


Hello everyone . I am currently actively looking for a job in Canada (Toronto). I have experience in IT support and Java developer positions. Maybe someone can help me with my search?


As a young professional unmarried woman with a stable 9-5 tech job and a desire for future motherhood and homeschooling, how can I prepare for + transition from full-time to part-time work while ensur… more


Hi everyone,

I am currently looking for product manager or program manager roles in NoVA area. I have over 6 years of experience and would need H1B sponsorship. Any recommendations would be great!

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