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Which option is no option: Based on possible outcomes, just staying should not be your first choice, unless for personal reasons. This is because in any case, you need to talk to your new employer first. Either they are sympathetic to your situation, then you can think about working something out. Or they are not, in which case you know for sure. But this ...


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If I were you, I'd relocate, start working, visit over weekends as possible. Life is usually the best when it's balanced - don't forget your past, but don't kill your future before it even started, either.


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Talk to your employer, and see what's possible! Normally I would advise against soliciting private information to your new employer, but in this case, it should not harm to discuss possibilities with them. As I see it, you can not really lose anything here. Worst case, they can't do anything to help you. You can still decide if you want to stay and let ...


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How to go about letting my upcoming employee know about the whole situation Talk to your employer and explain your situation as best as you can. Let them know the the different errands and new responsibilities you expect to have with your family and ask them how they can accommodate for your new situation. Based on their feedback, you can then determine ...


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Personally, I consider the "Bradford Factor" something that HR people use when they flunked basic math in grammar school. It does not give you anything but a meaningless number that you can use to look up consequences if doing your actual job as HR on a case-by-case basis somehow is too challenging and you'd rather follow a script. The Bradford Factor is ...


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Ethically wrong, certainly, legally, it depends on your jurisdiction. If they're not going to take into account your medical reasons, then it's time to move on. The reason being that they just demonstrated to you that they care about the numbers and ONLY the numbers. There is an old saying, "The map is not the territory". Things like the Bradford factor ...


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Bradford Score: https://www.kashflow.com/blog/bradford-factor-calculator/ Your current situation is one of the disadvantages of using Bradford Score. IMHO, if you like your current company, and your medical condition is not affecting your performance when you at work, you should send a letter to HR / Direct Manager, explaining your absence and stating that ...


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The Bradford factor is just a way to quickly gauge for potential issues. Realistically if someone looked at the case and you had a valid medical reason for the absence they shouldn't give you a warning - but that's just it, it's really something that depends on if someone just saw the score and gave a warning because they blindly follow the score.. or if ...


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