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5wimmer

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I seem to sail through job interviews, am well qualified and knowledgeable in the jobs I aplly for and get them, yet even at the most junior levels, with support/reasonable adjustments in place, I fail probationary periods, due to the inability to put my knowledge into physical actions.
 
LizBo

LizBo

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I remember working on a psych ward many years ago, we used to get young Uni students in on trial for annual breaks. They could tell you about diagnostic options, but couldn't make a bed.

I'm not saying this is you; I'm just saying that sometimes our expectations don't match the reality of situations. The truth is, most jobs are boring.

Have you asked for a post-employment evaluation or report? It might be advantageous to speak with a manager or supervisor and ask questions.

What do you think's happening?
 
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Zoe1

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Liz's suggestion of a report sounds really great !

asking for feedback like that
is often seen as proactive nowadays

im not working
but I find I can do things online
that I cant do in real life

like concentrating on a conversation for instance

if I were to work
it would have to be all online
without any real life interactions !
 
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