When seeking employment as a candidate your main focus should be your net pay salary after your deductions.
Don’t Compare… Too Much
Different sectors, different organisational structures and protected characteristics means that your career path will be different to your friends and others.
You should use salary benchmarking tools to ensure you are being paid job market value and not being discriminated against due to a protected characteristic.
Toxic Work Environments
Many individuals try to ignore or downplay a beyond repair relationship with their manager or colleagues which leads to an uncomfortable working environment and impacts your mental health.
A toxic work environment can affect your wellbeing outside of work. Your wellbeing should always come first.
You only have some employment rights until two years of continuous service.
Although your employment rights start at the beginning of your start date until your qualifying period of two years consecutive years is completed you will then have full employment rights and a right to written reasons if you dismissed.
Recruitment Has Changed
You need resilience and persistence to not give up until your goal is accomplished. This may mean having to deal with rejection but through reflection.