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Welcome to the boards. Hope you gind it more helpful.

Its hard to find support, sorry that no one will take you to see your gp/doctor i am not sure if this is the same for you but you are aload to book doctors appointments without your parents being there and you can attend them unacccompanied.

Depression and other illness can be quite scary especially when your quite young. Do have a look round the site there are lots of useful articles and information on here.

You are not alone.

Sunday to thursday we have support chats and general chats on at 8pm till 9:30pm if you would like to join them. They are a great way to get to know people and seak support at the same time. Heres the link to the page -

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Job hopping with an intention

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    Does moving from a permanent contract to a different job on a fixed term contract, 1 year and a half after graduating, in order to a) get away from a bad boss and b) get experience of your profession in another sector, with a view to going back to your original sector, 1 or 2 years afterwards when your contract is up, make your CV and job history messy? Will it be hard to go back by making you look disloyal and uncommitted?

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    Hi Ybe7,

    I'm not sure if it would be bad, just because it depends on the industry you are working in. There are some industries where the turnover rate is fast, so people don't stay in the same job for very long, and others where you will stay for many years and just be promoted through the company. Maybe try researching the two jobs, as well as your industry, to see if that is the case.

    Based on what you have said, taking a new job might be a great idea. Coming out of university, it is always a good idea to get some more experience, as it will help you get a better job afterwards. Coupled with having a bad boss, I think a change may be a good idea. But definitely do some research beforehand to make sure it's the right fit.



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      Thanks for your answer. It's definitely the right change having done the research. I just know that it's an industry where people are expected to stay for a long time. But I don't want to do that early on in my career since I know I want to go back anyway.


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