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LuminescentRubyAngelfish
Senior-Level Store Manager
Question

I am currently the Store Manager of an Automotive shop in a small town in north Mississippi. The fact that I work in a male dominated field to begin with is a struggle and the fact that I was able to secure the postion of store manager in this town. But since being hired, I have been spoken down to, screamed at and told I’m not doing a good job. Now, I have been in this business for 18 years, I know what I’m doing. When another manager of the opposite sex performs poorly, they get a pat on the back and “That’s ok buddy. You’ll do better tomorrow.” This is a right to work state, so I really have nothing to back me up if I say anything. They will just fire me and move on to the next person without batting an eye. I make ok money, but if it’s a slow week, I make very little. What should I do?

Answers
Quit
Just deal with it
PeacefulCitrineGiraffe
Early Career Merchandiser/Vender And An Editor Of Indy Author
Question

I have a lot of skills, kind of a ‘Jack of All Trades’ how can I show my nonprofessional skills? Just examples... I can drywall and do all the finishing to it but I did it in my own home. I have also done background checks and researched people for friends before they meet them.

Answers
Add another area to my resume to list personal skills
You can’t
They won’t take it seriously
Put it as work experience on your resume
FeistyEmeraldCat
Mid-Level Communications, Community Relations, Foundations, Jack Of All Trades
Question

I have years of experience at the mid-management level but have been used as upper (without the pay or perks) and keep getting passed up. How can I move up if my resume doesn’t truly match my work?

Answers
Ask for a raise and title change
Look for a new higher job outside the company
Look for a new job that is equal or below my current and hope I move up faster
ElaborateQuartzButterfly
Senior-Level Entrepreneur
Question

If you have a mentor, how often do you find yourself going to them for help?

Answers
Often, at least weekly
Sometimes, every month or so as things come up
Rarely, no more than once a quarter
SmoothAmethystShark
Senior-Level Recruiter
Question

Because of the teachers strike, I brought my 5 year old daughter to the office with me. It wasn't well received and it was...awkward. I'm a little disappointed. How is your office with kids?

Answers
Kids are welcome
Kids are not welcome
Not sure
ExuberantAmberPorcupine
Early Career Administrative Assistant
Question

A male coworker who sits across from me stares at me a lot. He doesn't do anything else -- just stares whenever he doesn't think I'm looking. Would this be considered harassment?

Answers
Yes
No
ImaginativePeridotPanther
Early Career Registered Nurse
Question

Folks with limited (under 2 weeks / year) PTO! Do you save it all up for one big trip or break it into smaller chunks?

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One big trip
Smaller chunks
Something else
JubilantGarnetSalamander
Early Career Account Executive
Question

Do you ever make up an illness or other excuse just to get out of work?

Answers
Often
Occasionally
Rarely
Never
VividTopazHerring
Mid-Level Project Manager
Question

Need a gut-check on this. I JUST found out I'm pregnant, and I've JUST thrown my name into the ring for a newly-created, higher-level position at my company. Seems silly, but...when should I tell them?

Answers
As soon as possible
Wait as long as you can
Never tell them 😈
VersatileEmeraldIbis
Mid-Level Graphic Designer
Question

Where do you think you're most productive?

Answers
Working from home
Working at the office
Working in public
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