Cubicle Confidential

Job Hopping, Moonlighting, & Hiring Remorse

June 15, 2022 Mary Abbajay & Chris DeSantis Season 2 Episode 51
Cubicle Confidential
Job Hopping, Moonlighting, & Hiring Remorse
Show Notes

Have you ever left a job for a shiny new one, only to discover, that--oops--it was a bad fit? Have you ever been tempted to double-dip on jobs? Or have you ever hired someone and uh-oh it may have been a mistake? If so, this episode tackles these pesky job-hopping dilemmas!

Miss Match in Michigan is concerned that a new hire doesn’t have what it takes to succeed in their role. So, Miss Match wonders if they should continue to give this person a shot, or just call it a day. Our question to Miss Match is—did you hire a bad fit or did you do a bad job helping this person fit in?

Buyer’s Remorse in Racine fears she has made a big mistake. After 10 years of working for a large (and stable) organization, she took a new job and discovered that she hates it. The new company has a toxic culture, and the leadership is, well, just plain awful. She’s only been in the job for 6 months—is it too soon to quit? And how should she position this sudden departure to new prospective employers?

This Bytes in Brooklyn wants to moonlight on their current company. The problem? It’s with a competing tech company. How bad of an idea is this? Uh, probably pretty bad….

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