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Discussion on: Being disrespected 🀬 / ignored 😢 in an IT job. What do you do?

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Michael Puckett

If you like your job, you don't have to leave. It's not your fault.

Document it. With dates, names. Just in case anyone questions you about it.

Ask a senior manager if you can start a workplace program -- either a workplace discrimination training program, or a women in tech group. They may ask why or you may mention you feel targeted and would like people to be more aware of their biases.

Find a mentor who believes in you and can back you up.

Good luck!

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DesirΓ© πŸ‘©β€πŸŽ“πŸ‘©β€πŸ« Author

Hi Michael, thank you so much for your response!

I never thought about it, but you're totally right. It reminds me of an advice I was given when I started my career: "never pick up calls. Tell everyone to email you with their needs, because if they say something wrong you'll have proofs".

Thank you for your honest words, I'll try to practice it!