Time For A Change

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Good luck!
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Good luck Nine. You will be amazing!
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Go get them Nine!
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Good luck to you 97! You’ll be ace!
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Good luck Nine! Hope it's going OK!
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A new role is the best! You won't get compared to a predecessor and you can totally carve it out and make it whatever you want.
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Good luck Nine!
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Good luck nine! I hope it goes really well.
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Good luck, Nine!
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Good luck nine, hope the first day is going well.

I spoke to my boss today and told him I’m planning to resign next year, he wants/needs to make a few changes so it’s best he does that with the whole picture rather than I stay silent and then mess things up once he thinks he’s got it all sorted. He wants me to stay until August, I want to go earlier (I have a three month notice period) so we’ll come to an agreement. I’ve been with the company nine years and don’t want to burn any bridges.

I’m not planning on finding another job, I’ve got ideas for later down the line but probably not until both girls are at school. It’s going to be strange not working having done so for nearly 20 years.
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A few months ago my name was put forward to work with a team on a project and I've really enjoyed it.
An opportunity has now come up to for a years secondment in this team and I've decided to put my name forward for it.
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Good luck!
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Thanks!
I've never had the nerve to volunteer for something like this but I am the stage where I'm going with the nothing ventured nothing gained approach. I've already had a chat with the team lead and they said they've been impressed with the work I've done so far and would love to have me. The biggest hurdle will be releasing me from my current projects.
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Well done Wiggle - fingers crossed
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Good luck!
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Brilliant, Wiggle! Good luck with it.
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Well I had a chat with my line manager and due to current projects and those in the pipeline, that I can't be released and go on secondment. I'm not too disappointed because I suspected this might happen.
I am pleased that I had the nerve to put my name forward and know that the other team lead valued my work to date.
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Quick update, thanks to a little bit of politics/nudging the opportunity of secondment is still on the cards. I gave my business case and showed even a 50% secondment is possible.
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Ooh, that sounds positive!
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Ugh, I am not enjoying the FTC, unfortunately. The team is lovely but there is a big "team culture" and so many "inspirational" emails, reports and presentations flying about that I can't keep up. Also, the work is tedious and I'm confident about 50% of it but very out of my depth with the other 50%. I have four weeks' notice which I haven't handed in yet, but I've starting to see if I can line up another chunky booking to escape to.
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