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Old 02-03-2019, 04:28 PM
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Originally Posted by Maximally Qualified View Post
Is pronouncing "I'm" as "um" a regional thing? Multi-regional? Feels normal to me.
Umm...which region(s)?
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Old 02-03-2019, 11:15 PM
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Originally Posted by Marcie View Post
Umm...which region(s)?
northeast. It's more of an "om" for me but the more urban influence you have and as someone pointed out earlier, Southern accents probably put this closer to "um" than "I'm"
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Old 02-04-2019, 01:48 PM
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There's a fair bit of variation, but most southern accents are closer to "ahm" than "um".
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Old 02-04-2019, 01:56 PM
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Originally Posted by AbedNadir View Post
Been working full time for a year, had a year of internship experience. Recently, had a performance review, exceeded expectations overall, got my individual bonus. I am qualified for the next analyst level based on competencies, but was not promoted after one year. He mentioned they look at it 4 times a year.

I have made valuable contributions with my own programs that I personally wrote and I feel like they are living dangerously by failing to promote me. I made an application for a high profile project within the company that a team of people are using and I am sure that nobody else knows how to use it and it would cause some big delays or failure to the project if I left.

So now I feel mad and will be interviewing so I can grab them by the balls

I am the master of my fate,
I am the captain of my soul.

Anyone else experience this?

I want to make it sting really bad, so I'll continue to do work to the best of my ability, making myself as indispensable to the project as possible. and then one day I'll just tell them , "X or I go", basically
Wait, you have one year of experience and are crying because you didn't get a promotion?

Also, you think you can grab them by the balls?

I assume you're trolling.
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