What's the best course of action when you find yourself at a job that's far more chaotic than you assessed while interviewing? Upon starting this job a couple of weeks ago, I discovered between the time I interviewed and my start date they had hired a new CEO, laid off all of their off-shore teams, changed my position to a new hiring manager, and added an on-call rotation to all engineering teams. None of this showed up in my research of the company or my interviews.

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Oh boy, wouldn't I like to know the same thing! My options so far are "suck it up and do your best" or "leave".

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You can stick it out and hope for the best or find opportunities elsewhere.

Ask yourself:
- is there someone you can talk to who will listen and act to improve things?
- are you in a position to improve things?
- can you negotiate yourself to get to a position where you can improve things?


If the answer to any is yes, you can stay and watch improvement. If the answer to either of the last two is yes, you have a good career opportunity to build career capital.

If the answer is no to all, move on.

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