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Working in a Big Corporation - Anika May
No matter what the area of work it is, working and enduring in an enormous establishment can be a challenge. While I was in school, my teachers and ‘guidance counsellors’ painted adults life as this fulfilling destination that brings eternal happiness and a never ending bank-account. The equation was basic, do well in school + good jobs = successful. Having a few digits in my current account doesn’t hurt, but there are some things I wish people would have pointed out before I jumped head first into a full-time job. While at work this morning, I couldn’t help but think of a few things I have discovered that were never pointed out to me in school. Managers should not be feared. At my age and with my first job, it was natural for me to be intimidated by the leaders around me. They have more knowledge and experience, they know how the building and the business works. But it’s also important to remember everyone had to start somewhere. It’s very rare managers automatically assumed this position without building up from somewhere. Managers vary depending on the company or area of work – but there is no reason to fear them. …