I’m going to try to make a long story short but here goes-
August 2,2022 at 3:51PM UTC
25 yrs at my workplace. I’m 63 and have only had 3 jobs in my life (I’m one of those loyal ones).
Every job I’ve ever had I’ve been promoted upward. I’ve worked in a few departments at this company but ended up in my current dept for the past 10-15 yrs.
Fast forwarding - I work with one woman who managed to talk them into getting her best friend in the dept. Since then theyve both basically taken over and are given everything. I keep asking for additional duties but seems I get things like moving files and making copies these days. Youd think they hung the moon.
I get stellar job reviews and I’ve talked to my supervisor about this but nothing happens.
I do have some very important and specific things I do and have done all these years but I really need/want more.
I make good money and have excellent PTO and benefits but I seriously feel like Cinderella. I’m left in the dark on most things and the “two” even went as far as completely changing a process that was given to us by our supervisor and handing it to me - telling me we were doing it their way. That’s a whole other story.
I’m kind, easy to get along with and work very hard. I was in the office with another person for two years- every day during Covid - making sure bases were covered. No thanks.
I lose sleep over this wondering what’s I did or didn’t do to be swept to the side. They’ve hired a couple of younger people and I’m not sure if this means I’m on my way out…even though supervisor assured not. The “two” are not much younger than me. They’ve even recently made arrangements for one to work out of state now full time-which is practically unheard of in the company.
I just don’t get it. I feel more worthless every day after being so dedicated.
Im 63, had breast cancer (won) and I’m happily married to my wife. It’s hard not to wonder if they just don’t want me.
PS- I do not wave the rainbow flag per say.
At a loss. Advice?
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