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Join Date: Jun 2005
Friday, February 1, 2013 at 04:37PM
So this new position has opening up in a different department. Slightly more money. Totally different responsibilities. But maybe a chance to break out of a bit of a career rut I've gotten into?
My two main concerns are:
1) I've never applied for an internal position. Will it be awkard if i am interviewed and don't get it? How do ppl handle that kind of rejection and remain professional and friendly? (Or maybe it's not as awkward as it seems?)
2) I have a kind of cushy, easy set up where I currently am...meaning, no one is looking over my shoulder or breathing down my neck for anything. I set my own pace and pp pretty much leave me alone. They guy i would be reporting to seems OK but i haven't worked w/ him before and I seriously doubt the new situation woud be as flexible and accommodating as the one now. Risk that for a small advancement?
It's been a long time since I've appied for a new position so my thinking might be all wrong...
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