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Talk to(!) your manager! Seriously. "Your" world, of course, "revolves around you," but – please trust me on this – your manager's "decidedly doesn't." Someday, someone might invite you to be "a manager," and, shortly after, you will begin to understand. (Koff, koff ...) Meanwhile – don't borrow trouble, don't psycho-analyze someone else's actions from ...


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What do you think this is? Is there anything that I can do so that I don't end up making this worse? To be honest, I think that you are over-analyzing this situation. I am sure that your manager is under a lot of stress lately because of the Covid situation, and that is likely to make them less patient than usual (not an excuse for rude behavior, but ...


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Does this mean if I don't perform to their standards they could decide to let me go after those 90 days or earlier? This depends on the country and what kind of contract you have, but in the U.S. at least that's typically exactly what it means. (In at-will employment states, they could technically fire you at any time, even outside the probation period, ...


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It really depends on the your location and the labor laws that apply, as well as whether or not your place of work or your industry is unionized. In my case, I had a probation period of 1 month, and during that time, both me and my employer were meant to evaluate each other, and decide whether or not we are a good fit. If either of us would have decided that ...


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I'm about to accept a job with a 90 day probation period. What does this mean and why do these exist? It means that for 90 days both you and the company have the chance to get a look and feel of each other, to see if you are a good fit for the company, and also for you to realize if this is job is a good fit for you. Usually this implies that if any party ...


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