What’s one main thing you wish you did or asked when you started a new job?

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15 k more money

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I wish I had everything in writing. Promised perks that didn’t come to light.

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More questions to understand manager’s personality and management style.

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Introduce myself personally to all peers/team members immediately.

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Nothing too detrimental to my success, but overall ended up with more superficial communication across the team. I find the people who I made an effort to get to meet from the start are also the ones I speak to the most often/ask for advice. It would have been nice to have an open dialog with everyone from the start.

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Higher salary.

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Vision for department and agency success 6-12-18 months ahead. Then how they envision my role fits into that success.

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More money and also WFH stipend and them to provide laptop since we were fully remote

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Health insurance paid for

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Don't try to make friends. Brogrammers of a beard^H^H^Hfeather flock together, and there's nothing that can overcome that.

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To negotiate hourly pay and not salary so these companies Think twice before overworking us so much 🙄

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4 day work week. I’m certain It would’ve been possible to arrange.

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I want to ensure my manager will be my manager for a long time. At my old agency i had 5 managers in less than 2 yrs.

Asked for more money.

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My boss is a dick. He waited until I was offered a particular promotion to try and secure the same job for himself.

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Can i renegotiate with an employer1 with the offer I got from employer2. I am more inclined towards employer1.

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“Mango”, “YuzuYello”, are these lollipop flavors?

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I have resigned from the firm. My base location is Bengaluru but i am in my hometown Kolkata.
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When you're in the office until midnight printing cause your SM doesn't want to pay the kinkos bill...

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Additional Posts in #OverheardAtWork

“Wait how much snow?”
“9-11 inches.”
“Oh so like your typical Saturday night."

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If you book a call at a weird time like 2:10. There is 100% chance I will be late or miss your call altogether.

You've been warned.

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For those with toxic coworkers, what makes them toxic and how have you dealt with it?

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Account Manager: Look, I get it, you’re one of those hip white-sneaker-wearing creatives, but I know what the client really wants...

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“Waffles are just pancakes with abs”

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Manager: “So how late were you here last night?”
Employee: “2:30 am.”
Manager: “So you were only here until 2:30? Other people on your team were here until 5.”

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Producer on set: “OK, so what you’re basically asking is...how can we spit-roast this bottle?”

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Me: I wanted to let you know first that I got a new job. Manager: oh a side gig? Yea all we have to do is get it approved but I’m sure it’s fine. Me: no, like a new job. Im leaving in January 🤦🏻‍♀️

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Creative: “But it was our idea...”

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" no one is going to be at your funeral giving a eulogy about how many requisitions you've filled"

- an irate coworker in Recruitment

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“The client is asking for our honest opinion.”
“I know but we don’t want to seem too opinionated.”

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"Okay, so I know I asked for your feedback to ensure my work is accurate, but if you really care about verbiage so much then please make all the updates for me."

The verbiage in question? A clarification to ensure the 3-4 different implementation teams involved in a new product are accurately assigned to various onboarding activities in the workflow, because we're all leveraged resources reporting to different managers and can't do each other's work 😂

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Curious, are unreasonable expectations, continued stress, unclear KPIs (which are then rated poorly), mental distress and anxiety cause for legal action?

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“Yeah me too, I always used to fall off the edge of the bed when I was younger."

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“It’s a good thing you’re testing. You’re finding all of my holes.”

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So a coworker friend overheard our department head discussing the budget for our position. Safe to say we are both grossly underpaid—her a lot more than me (a man), but even the difference for me is quite large (10k). Any advice on how to proceed?

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“WFH is really living at work.” Huh I mean alight! 👀 I shot straight outta my chair and high-fived my man 🤣

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Boss2 (American): “Why can’t I just do THIS?”
Boss1 (American): “Because it just complicates things! Why do you have to go and throw a spanner in the wheel?!”
Boss3 (British): “Spanner in the wheel?? You’re mixing up your metaphors. It’s spanner in the works.”
Boss2: “What’s a spanner?”
Boss3: “In ENGland where we speak ENGlish, it’s the item you mistakenly refer to as a wrench.”
Boss2: “So – a wrench in the works?”
Boss3: “Yes, it’s a tool that screws everything up …like you.”

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former coworker, when asked if he read part of a system manual as instructed (part of his training): "I don't do non-fiction."

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