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How would it be perceived by future employers if I had quit my job just after one month in, due to the work culture not being suitable for me?

Fact is that as one person you are not going to change how the company with 500 developers is working - unless you manage to work your way up to vp of software development in 20 years time, but there ...
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Got heat stroke on the first day of work and I'm embarrassed to go back

These things happen. It's important to remember that people's first days can be stressful, and that mental stress can actually have a physical manifestation. Your body also takes time to adapt to a ...
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Got heat stroke on the first day of work and I'm embarrassed to go back

Just go to work better prepared. Or if you feel you're not up to the work then find another job. No point worrying about feeling embarrassed, there is nothing you can do about it. It IS embarrassing, ...
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How would it be perceived by future employers if I had quit my job just after one month in, due to the work culture not being suitable for me?

So is it okay to quit this job just after a month of joining? Depends what you mean by "ok". It's certainly not illegal as long as you follow proper process and don't break any contracts or ...
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Got heat stroke on the first day of work and I'm embarrassed to go back

Getting heat stroke is nothing to be embarrassed about, many overlook it and it leads to their death. There is not enough education about heat stroke in the workplace, unfortunately. Don’t compare ...
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How would it be perceived by future employers if I had quit my job just after one month in, due to the work culture not being suitable for me?

I don't know where you are, but around here it's standard to have 1-3 months of "trial" or "probation" period for jobs. This period is meant to give both you and your employer a ...
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Got heat stroke on the first day of work and I'm embarrassed to go back

Don't be embarrassed; folks working grueling outdoor jobs in hot climates know heatstroke is deadly serious. They (presumably) also know that it takes some time to acclimate to working in high heat ...
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How does one develop the mentality to suck it up and work without developing negativity about their job?

There's always going to be stuff to deal with on a job. That's why it's called "work". And people are flawed, so no matter where you go, there's going to be someone who gets under your skin....
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Struggling at job. Frustrated, tired and feeling unproductive. How do I discuss this or approach a new job hunt?

I strongly feel I am not a match for this company and that looking elsewhere is the best path for both me and the company (just typing out this question feels like a relief). So find a new company ...
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How would it be perceived by future employers if I had quit my job just after one month in, due to the work culture not being suitable for me?

Yes, leave quickly and don't look back. And if I were interviewing you, I would listen to you explain, even complain, if you could tie it to code quality and maybe come equipped with a couple ...
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How does one develop the mentality to suck it up and work without developing negativity about their job?

My parents have been controlling throughout my childhood The first thing to do is take ownership of your problem and stop blaming others and projecting old situations on to new ones. They are not in ...
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How does one develop the mentality to suck it up and work without developing negativity about their job?

I see two potential issues here. here have been some instances where my boss was not happy with my work and said something to me in passive aggressive tone Use of passive-aggressive tone is a no-go ...
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How does one develop the mentality to suck it up and work without developing negativity about their job?

Seek some professional help. If you feel like you have some unresolved issues due to your past (you mentioned your upbrining in your question), that hinder you in your job and daily life, the best ...
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Got heat stroke on the first day of work and I'm embarrassed to go back

Other answers are great. I just want to add some few minor notes. In the US, there have been many tragic cases related to heatstrokes where high school football players either were either sent to the ...
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How would it be perceived by future employers if I had quit my job just after one month in, due to the work culture not being suitable for me?

I did it once- and at a company that would be many people's dream job. The culture was just not a fit for me. It took weeks to get me code access, I was prohibited from talking about my work ...
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How would it be perceived by future employers if I had quit my job just after one month in, due to the work culture not being suitable for me?

I did exactly the same. Worked for one month, took my money and quit the next day. There was a toxic culture in that company. I think it was a good decision. Before and after that I've had long-term ...
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Got heat stroke on the first day of work and I'm embarrassed to go back

I'm sorry this happened to you, and I hope you feel better now. One way to deal with feeling embarrassed is to imagine that what happened to you, happened to someone else, and then ask yourself, how ...
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Struggling at job. Frustrated, tired and feeling unproductive. How do I discuss this or approach a new job hunt?

Be honest and open. Explain how you are feeling and how that is impacting your motivation. You are doing no favors to anyone by keeping it in or hesitating to bring it up with your manager. This is a ...
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How does one develop the mentality to suck it up and work without developing negativity about their job?

You being too tired is the red flag to me. This indicates burnout to me. Are you not just simply pushing yourself too hard? Very few people in IT management truly understand how exhausting prolonged ...
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Got heat stroke on the first day of work and I'm embarrassed to go back

Don't be put off by this; I suspect its almost a rite of passage or the equivalent of a hazing ritual to see how each new person handles the heat, and it'll happen again next-time new people start.Yes,...
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Should I be less technical at work?

There's real intelligence and "emotional intelligence". With enough "real intelligence" you can easily fake any "emotional intelligence" that you might or might not be ...
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Should I be less technical at work?

I wanted to know if I was wrong to demonstrate technical skills while I was new to the place In my entire career I've drawn in skills I happened to have in other disciplines if it helped a) improve ...
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Should I be less technical at work?

I wanted to know if I was wrong to demonstrate technical skills while I was new to the place. You were not (morally) wrong, but it is easy to imagine that some colleagues who are comfortable in their ...
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