“Secretary got caught having sex with an intern in a room where we kept all the filing cabinets. They had started so fast that the secretary had left one of the shelves open and she held onto it to “stabilize” herself.”
But why don’t I take this stuff personally? Why doesn’t it affect me? Why doesn’t it stop me from writing?
So many Americans are working jobs that they hate because they have that mortgage, car payment, and their kid’s college fund that all keep them tied up as a financial slave to a career that makes them miserable.
Despite likely being one of the youngest, if not the youngest, there are plenty of ways to navigate your new workplace and discover the perks of your youth.
Repeated pressure to “hang out” or to “go grab dinner” after you’ve already said no is harassment. If you did agree once before but decided that he wasn’t for you, he should be able to respect your decision and not continue to pursue you.
We need to take everyday to be kind to ourselves and to press pause on our lives for a moment.
What would my career have been like had I not been self-aware? If I’d not accepted that I was unhappy? If I’d refused to stop pretending I wasn’t self-aware?
Start by praising yourself for small accomplishments and let yourself enjoy and be excited about any milestones or successes.
The difference between a great employee and a rockstar employee is the amount of value that they bring to the table.
We’ve survived one internet outage in my time here and three hours into it, I’m surprised none of us devolved into cannibalism.