Last year I shared a post with you about why I was enjoying my new job at the time. Let’s take into account that I published that post three days after I started on 5th September 2017. The excitement soon began to fade away.
I hope that what I’m about to say will help someone out there who’s too afraid to speak up; to recognise what they are experiencing and remembering that it’s okay to speak to someone about it.
I still believe what I said back then that:
If you’re passionate enough, you’ll see that it won’t always feel like a job and you are developing your career.
…It is a busy, fast-paced environment but it is a brilliant role to active in. There’s a great deal of things which I still need to learn but I think that it is a good thing. Being challenged can keep us on our toes and it certainly does for me. I just think, one step at a time.
However, there comes a point where being challenged becomes something else. Where being challenged tests your mental health. It brings out a worry in you that you’ve never had before. You keep telling yourself it’s because you’re still new, and it will get better. Maybe I won’t feel nervous walking into the office in the morning. Maybe I’ll receive more thanks one day and it’ll reassure me that I’m doing okay.
Maybe one day, the atmosphere in 1-1s and in the office will be the same. I wonder if I
You’ve got to remember that just because they’ve shown a nice gesture, doesn’t mean to say that they aren’t capable of being a bully. Bullying isn’t just actions, it also words.
Being bullied before, you would think I would see the signs. I just thought that this is what real life was like. You know, starting something new,