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Close to death and my boss didn’t care

Close to death and my boss didn’t care

Living in Utah then moving to Texas was a very big environmental change for me. I thought my body was going insane a few years in because it was more than common for me to pass out. I had even once passed out in the shower and had to get an MRI afterwards. It was interesting because nothing seemed to be wrong upon my hospital release. I blamed it on dehydration and the Texas heat. Interestingly enough, while looking back…

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Surviving Unemployment

Surviving Unemployment

The dynamic of my previous workplace was one for the books. In my previous blog post Working with Family SUCKS, I discussed my time as an HR Generalist working under the direction of my Aunt-in-law. Our relationship really took a turn for the worst when the issues from our personal lives started flowing into the workplace. During this time, a friend of mine saw a job opening at one of my favorite companies. A few days after I applied to this company,…

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WORKING WITH FAMILY SUCKS

WORKING WITH FAMILY SUCKS

We see it all the time! Even if our handbooks say not to. Family in the workplace! I’m here to tell you they are not easy, and my best advice is to run- run far away. Now don’t get me wrong, family relationships for entry-level positions is not too strenuous, unless of course there are residing issues at home. One foul word, intentional or not, could ruin someone’s career. Is that a risk you are willing to take? Traditionally, when you…

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