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    Default Switching jobs regret

    I was working at a company for about 10 years and moving around internally was very hard to do and pay increases were minimal.

    I started to look externally and was offered a job on the same industry but different area of business. So far the job isn't what I have anticipated it would be and now I'm regretting the move.

    I'm pretty bummed about it and wondering if anyone has experienced this and how it worked with them?

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    Oh well. Find another job.

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    Grass is not always greener unfortunately. It happens.

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    Would you even bother putting the new place on a resume if it's only been a few months?

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    These days, yes, because job background checks are now a thing.

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    have you talked to the boss at the new place about how it's not what you thought? Do you see any way it could become something better?

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    Quote Originally Posted by suntan View Post
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    These days, yes, because job background checks are now a thing.
    And you can literally just say the job/role isn't what was discussed or what you had anticipated, not the right fit etc..

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    Quote Originally Posted by brucebanner View Post
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    And you can literally just say the job/role isn't what was discussed or what you had anticipated, not the right fit etc..
    Yes. As an employer myself, there is absolutely nothing wrong with a potential hire saying this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by suntan View Post
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    Yes. As an employer myself, there is absolutely nothing wrong with a potential hire saying this.
    Unless the resume was littered with several short stints.
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    If they're contract jobs I wouldn't be too alarmed. I can always ask.

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    Took me trying out 4 different roles after leaving a long term one before I found something that 'stuck', ie. I enjoy the work and im compensated appropriately. Just keep trying new things. No harm in putting feelers out there.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cycosis View Post
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    Took me trying out 4 different roles after leaving a long term one before I found something that 'stuck', ie. I enjoy the work and im compensated appropriately. Just keep trying new things. No harm in putting feelers out there.
    Good advice for affairs as well.

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    Generally fine to move on if it's a poor fit, because if it can't be made into a better fit over time, you won't learn, grow, or perform in that position. Be gracious and accommodating on the way out so you don't hurt your reputation.

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    Just go groveling back to your previous job and request they take you back but with a raise. When they tell you to go f yourself then sue them for wrongful non-dismissal. Report back w/ results.
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    Had a discussion with my manager today and she agreed that the role is a mess right now, more than she thought it was (it's a new role in her group).

    At least she is aware of it but hopefully she can change things up a bit to make it less of a gong show. As of now, I'm not using my years of industry experience.

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    Could be a huge opportunity!

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    Yes, sounds like you could take some leadership initiative and make it the job you want it to be perhaps?
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    Use all those years of experience to help her shape the role. It makes her job easier and your job better.

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    I'd start by fucking her or her dad.

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