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Been flying coast to coast for 8 months. Got a great review, should get promoted next year if I stay on this project, but if I stay on for the second release, it'll be another 7-8 months and...

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Weekly coast to coast and weekend work is surefire recipe to ruin your wellbeing. I would formulate a plan with your counsellor on how to slot in some PTO to recharge your batteries and a plan on how to manage expectations with your project leadership to not work weekends unless absolutely necessary. I've found in most instances a lot of stuff can wait until Monday.

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What about a 2-3 week vacation in between to refuel?

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Can you coordinate working mon-thurs instead?

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Sorry to hear that .. that's rough..

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OP yeah I was bring it up to PM and work something out. If you're valued highly by the PM then just be open and hope to work something out and just say if you can't then you'd like to be put on something else

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Can you try to relocate there?

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DD - about to be in same coast to coast situation. Let's connect - owsynchronicity@gmail

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I'm already feeling burnt out. Should I keep pushing myself or should I ask my team (who I have a very good relationship with), to roll off?

Don't have PTO coming up anytime soon and I'm not necessarily sure that solves my issue of traveling every week to Cali. What's even more awful is we routinely work fridays/Friday nights, saturdays, and sundays

D1, already spoke to my counselor who is supportive of trying to roll off. Main concern for me is that I really like my team and don't want to burn bridges

TA1, red eye Thursday nights, but Friday's on East Coast, I have to work East Coast time + West Coast time, so I usually don't finish up until 9-10 pm Friday nights. Definitely taking a toll on my relationship as Well

Can you do every other week travel for the second release of the project?

Unfortunately not. That was supposed to be how Release 1 went, but they cancelled remote weeks early on. Only got to be remote twice in last 8 months

Thanks guys it's a tough convo because the team is very close

AS1, no. Friends family and SO on east coast

Dd1, going to post a burner soon

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