PITFALLS TO AVOID WHEN GETTING A NEW JOB

I once had a client, Ann, who came to me in a panic right after starting a new job. Prior to our initial meeting, the company had been aggressively recruiting her for a position that sounded exciting. However, a few weeks after she accepted the job, her hours, her work location, and title were not what she and the employer had discussed during negotiations. …Sound familiar? I hear about workplace minefields like this all the time. Ann was devastated. And rightfully so—there’s nothing worse than starting a job that turns out to be completely different than you discussed with the employer. You may even be questioning whether you should have left your last job or whether you can get your old job back. Not a fun situation to be in. That’s why a big focus of my work as a career coach is making sure employees are going after companies and positions that are actually good for them. After all, that’s a win for...
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