basementape (basementape) wrote in thequestionclub,

I'm at a new job that is awesome for a lot of reasons. Great hours, no pay complaints, I like what I do, my coworkers are pretty great; it's honestly an amazing job in a lot of ways.

The ONLY thing that is kinda not so cool at the moment is that for a lot of reasons that I won't bother to get into here (but could in the commments if it really makes a difference) nobody has very much time to train me properly. Almost all of my coworkers have recognized that I'm not being trained and so *in general* nobody's giving me too tough a time about all the little mistakes I'm making and how I'm a bit slow to connect some dots, although I think people are a bit annoyed. I'm one of three new people in a small office, and I get the feeling that of the three I'm progressing the slowest.

For the purposes of this question, I'm not too interested in how I can influence the people at work to give train me. It's very obvious that everyone is too busy to train me with the kind of depth that I need. So while it's unfortunate and I'm not exactly thrilled about it, I definitely am not going to draw attention to myself and the fact that I'm struggling, especially when people have already acknowledged the issue. I've resigned myself to the fact that this is the one and only thing about the job that isn't perfect and I'm going to put up with that in exchange for everything else about it that is amazing.

My question is: Has anyone been in this situation before? Did you have any way of handling it that worked really well?
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