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helping your senior

"Do you have any advice to share on asking your senior for more work? I always find that I run out of work, but I'm not sure if I'll be HELPING destress them by getting some more work, or just making them more stressed out because they have to find something for me to do! "

Props on wanting to be more helpful. If you run out of work, please let your seniors know. They really do not want to bug you every few minutes to see where you stand, and at the same time you do not want them to keep bugging you if you're trying hard.
If they get stressed that they have to find something for you to do, they should do one of the following -
a) Give you some of what they're responsible for
b) ask you to sit back and surf the web if they're waiting on something from the client
c) let you take off and not waste away surfing the web.

So definitely put the onus on them. If they're the type of people who are concerned they don't have anything for you to do, and for some inane reason, don't want you to leave either, just let them know you're willing to help out on anything, or you can offer to do some learning modules online, or just do other stuff until he or she comes up with work for you to do.


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