I've been asking for help at work with clients from my team lead and I am frequently told by the lead that the lead is not available. I originally did not plan to discuss this with my supervisor (higher up than my lead) due my supervisor's harsh management style and unsuccessful attempts at finding solutions. Also, my supervisor promoted those with similar interests so I knew she was biased. My supervisor's manager brought my supervisor into the meeting, even though I said I was uncomfortable and intimidated of my supervisor. Both higher ups defended my lead and the temper got the best of me. I ultimately told both higher ups that I would be transferring to another department. This has been a problem at where I work: management piles on responsibilities to employees, with no compensation for these extra responsibilities, so there is a high turn over rate at my work. Should I apologize, or just look for work somewhere else? Many positions in my place or work that are open require masters degrees and I have a bachelors. I really feel bullied by my supervisor. This supervisor has a reputation of being harsh, blunt, and making employee's lives miserable if they attempt to challenge the supervisor in any way. I apologize for the wordiness but I want to remain private. I would go to HR, but I am afraid HR is involved in this workplace's politics. COVID-19 has me afraid for trying to find employment, but I honestly do not feel like apologizing to someone who actively is trying to get rid of me because I am standing up for what's right. Please be gentle with your responses ladies, I am admitting fault in this, I'd appreciate it. Thank you
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I have been interviewing since April.
I am working but I am making about $15,000 less then I was.
I have been over-qualified for positions but I am not getting hired.
Now, not sure if it is my age, I am 60 but look 50. Truly do!! Been blessed.
I think I blow it in the interview. I get very nervous for some reason. I don't know what I am doing wrong! You would think after all the interviews I would feel comfortable or used to them.
Does anyone have any hints for interviewing? All of mine have been over Zoom or Teams. Thank you!
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I made a small error at work.
No harm was done. I placed a message that a patient needed blood work on the wrong chart. This was questioned by my manager. Upon reviewing the chart, I realized my error and the patient never had the blood work done.
I am concerned this could become a written warning. If it is a written warning I plan to request it be a teachable moment instead of a warning since no harm was done. Any other advice on how to handle this?
My manager who spoke to me about this issue has made two huge mistakes that I am aware of. If this becomes a written warning should I question if her errors were also written warnings?
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Can I even negotiate pay at this point?
I entered into an interview process after knowing their comp range which was below what I desired. When they asked if the salary range would work for me, I said it was below my desired range but am interested in learning more. I thought perhaps learning the total comp package would make it better but it didn't. For reference, this is a very large private university, not a small business. After learning more about the role, it's clear that the responsibilities are way higher than the title calls for (I'm very confident of this). This role title would be a "step down" for me but the responsibilities match, or perhaps exceed, my current role.
It's a new role they created and frankly, I'm not sure they know exactly what they want/need. I honestly don't know how many folks would do that job with those responsibilities for that price. It seems like an easy "PASS" and move on but I met the whole team and they are so wonderful.
Here I am at the job offer; can I even negotiate a higher salary considering they told me salary is $XYZ - $XYZ? If so... how? What the heck do I say? This people-pleasing gal is stumped.
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I am on my way into maternity leave (29 weeks) and don't want to return to my job. I want to start a new job after my leave. How common is this? Does anyone else have any experience with this?
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An employee's spouse has previously fought and kicked cancer's butt. Unfortunately, it has returned for the 3rd time. I'd love to hear some ways on how to offer support to this family through an employer, aside from a meal train. Thanks in advance!
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a relocated for a job in July, everything was going well. I started to really love my job for the first time and was going over and beyond. Covering managers shifts day and night and more.. never gotten a written up or anything. They fired me without any reasons all they said was you’re not the right fit for us we will have to part ways. I told them they had me relocate for this job and now you want to tell me I’m not the right fit.
I had to break my lease to my apartment and move with my parents. But I am so traumatized. I don’t think I ever would like to work another 9-5