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[โ€“] [email protected] 2 points 1 week ago

found a few interesting old LPs at the opshop today.

one had a tune that I hadn't heard since the 1960s, it was a Cold War radio hit, I loved it then and still remember it well

midnight in moscow

[โ€“] [email protected] 7 points 1 week ago (3 children)

Tried the PB&J, kinda slaps. Would consume again!

[โ€“] [email protected] 3 points 1 week ago

Now add banana

[โ€“] [email protected] 5 points 1 week ago

If you like your mouth more than your heart, sprinkle a lil salt inbetween.

[โ€“] [email protected] 6 points 1 week ago

Right?!?! I'm kind of addicted now lol

[โ€“] [email protected] 14 points 1 week ago* (last edited 1 week ago) (4 children)

I am feeling quite lost and down with recent work developments. This is my first "real" job and it's quite hurtful how little senior management values me (and everyone else). Have been unable to sleep well recently with ruminations re: future prospects, the whole negotiating new role, and now... leaving this employer. They literally don't give a fuck and are dispensing with good staff just to maintain this power of "no we won't give anyone a raise, doesn't matter what". We're paid significantly below average for our roles and it fucking sucks. Our brand means there is a horde of new applicants just waiting, and everyone is viewed as dispensable. Idk I just want to rant about it. First time looking to leave a long term role too ๐Ÿ˜ž now I'm going to bed because I had three hours sleep last night, and the last week my sleep has been fucked in general just overthinking

[โ€“] [email protected] 4 points 1 week ago

I know exactly how you feel. It's like being completely blindsided by what they really think about you as a person.

Corporate is full of people who are there to enrich themselves at any cost, and will fuck you over at the drop of a hat.

I'm sorry you're hurt, but try to see it as a learning experience. Give them what they pay you for and not a minute more.

And if you feel like you don't want to be there, start looking elsewhere. Just don't quit until you have something lined up.

[โ€“] [email protected] 5 points 1 week ago

Having been through something similar recently- get out soon, for your own sake. It won't get better, and if they write you off as 'difficult' for not playing along it may get worse. Start looking around while you try to care a bit less.

Also, exercise is great for clearing your head, reducing stress levels, and making it easier to sleep.

Take care. There are better places out there.

[โ€“] [email protected] 7 points 1 week ago (1 children)

Most senior management anywhere are sociopaths. They aren't worth your hurt feelings, and I can assure you they certainly aren't losing sleep.

I've been through a number of job losses. Over time you will learn to take it less personally knowing that management are fucked everywhere.

[โ€“] [email protected] 5 points 1 week ago
[โ€“] [email protected] 6 points 1 week ago

I am bummed out on your behalf too. That sounds like such a disappointing turn of events. Sadly, companies like that will always exist, even in the fabled Nordic countries, to churn people through.

I hope you are able to quell any feelings of "is this the best I could get for my first real job" and instead see it as a stepping stone you can look back on as some kind of formative experience... I appreciate that it's hard to secure permanent jobs in some sectors but from everything you've mentioned it sounds like if you're not concerned about needing a perm job for mortgages/family, then it might be best to cut your losses and go somewhere you're more appreciated.

Is there a mentor or anyone in the industry you could speak to for advice?

[โ€“] [email protected] 5 points 1 week ago (1 children)


Are we getting spambots on Lemmy now? I pasted that comment into Google Translate and it's some ad for ghostwriting

[โ€“] [email protected] 3 points 1 week ago (1 children)
[โ€“] [email protected] 2 points 1 week ago (1 children)

Thanks, much appreciated. I haven't seen a spambot since the days of forums o_O

[โ€“] [email protected] 2 points 1 week ago* (last edited 1 week ago) (1 children)

No worries

I wouldn't know a spambot if it ran into me.

[โ€“] [email protected] 2 points 1 week ago

It used to be my job to grab the janitor broom and spork them by the hundreds @_@

[โ€“] [email protected] 7 points 1 week ago* (last edited 1 week ago) (1 children)

Was nice wandering around South Yarra after my haircut. I used to live around that area a while ago and I feel really nostalgic.

Everything is so alive compared to the outer suburbs. Might have to trade the house to myself for an apartment in the future.

Cat has taken up residence in front of the heater

[โ€“] [email protected] 3 points 1 week ago (1 children)

Get her a heated pet bed, she will love it

[โ€“] [email protected] 2 points 1 week ago

Great idea!

[โ€“] [email protected] 10 points 1 week ago (2 children)

Uh oh. I have a feeling the Bad Sads are coming up, the kind where everything looks miserable and the smallest thing not going the way I want makes me feel hopeless and sad and like a failure. It's 12 days before my period should be starting so I don't think it's that... It's this damn weather, I swear. I bought yet more fennel yesterday. I'm going to roast a whole bulb and scarf it down ;_;

[โ€“] [email protected] 2 points 1 week ago

Sending some good vibes your way. For full effect, find a nice gum leaf that speaks to your soul and contemplate it for a while. Like of a focus for sorta kinda meditation, but without all the baggage.

[โ€“] [email protected] 3 points 1 week ago

so many hugs

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