How to Overcome Your Team's Perception That You're Not Qualified for Your New Role

How to Overcome Your Team's Perception That You're Not Qualified for Your New Role

Dear Office Mom,

I recently got a job as a supervisor at a big company by recommendation despite coming from a different industry. The nature of my past work requires the same creative skillset. I believe that I can offer guidance and creative direction to my direct subordinates. The problem is, with only just two days in my new position, I feel a hostile environment where some do not acknowledge my role, have doubts about my competence and skills.

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How to Bounce Back After a Promotion Doesn't Go as Planned

How to Bounce Back After a Promotion Doesn't Go as Planned

Dear Office Mom,

I was just promoted to a new role within a health organisation in the UK. Less then two months in, my manager let me know I was trying too hard, she is worried about me and that I have lost my sparkle. I have not had the chance to enjoy my promotion because some of my peers have not given me support and others were angry because of the promotion…

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