Honest confession: Feel overwhelmed @ work and only plan on doing this job for 2 more years to have a “nice cv” and then apply for a more rewarding job (think having consulting experience makes a good impression on the cv).. been doing this job since 9 months and i still have no idea what I’m doing, feel totally lost and overwhelmed w the workload. And it’s Monday ✌️🥲

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Good luck. I said the same thing 10 years ago….

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Same.. I started my job 3 months and I want to quit and already applying. Did you received any training or did they expect you to know everything and understand it like you been there for years

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“Only” and “2 more years” seems like an issue. If you are really so overwhelmed why not leave now? Yolo and so on.

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My honest opinion is if OP knew what he/she was doing, then he/she wouldn’t feel overwhelmed. How much work would you be assigned in the first 9 months compared to someone 3-5 years into the position? Minuscule probably.

I feel you OP. Hang in there but also understand your CV is only as good as you can speak to it. It’s not worth your mental health declining - find another role

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I felt the same in my first year of work, I'm 3 years in and it's so much simpler. It gets better when you get the hang of it, when you get more senior and stop saying yes to every little silly task because it does not align with your career growth.

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Thank you for this positive feedback, very much appreciated 💛

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