I need your assistance please as I am not sure what I need to do.
June 6,2022 at 4:30PM UTC
I was informed today that my boss (VP of HR) is leaving the company in 2 weeks but before she goes she is going to write me up because we don't communicate well and she feels it is my fault.
I am not sure how to handle this. It seems punitive for her to do this as one of her last efforts. I have worked for her for 2 years. She uses phrases like, "I can never reach you" and "I don't know what you are working on."
I do try to stay in contact by sending her an email first thing in the morning when I arrive 30-45 minutes before she does. Today, she states she wanted a phone call. I send her emails stating what I am working on (not daily). We have a weekly meeting so she knows what I am working on. I sent her an email last week to let her know that I would be working until 6:00; we typically leave at 5:00. Her response was, "well, so am I."
Would it be wrong for me to ask for a third person (one of the Chiefs maybe) to sit in on the meeting? I like my job and do not want to start out with a strike against me before I even have a chance to meet my new boss.
Let me also say that my current boss and I have had issues for some time. Not to do with communication we just don't like each other. This is not necessarily a problem for me because I can be professional even if I am not fond of you. I have learned that she has been talking to my peers about me which I find appalling behavior from a VP.
I apologize that this message is all over the place but I am feeling emotional at this moment.
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