The director at my job that im on a temp assignment at said to me last Thursday "I'm so glad i could catch up with you because i wanted to let you know that i would like to extend your temp assignment for another month.
June 25,2023 at 5:26PM UTC
We're probably going to need another receptionist at the front desk. Plus, we are going to need an Administrative assistant to assist in different departments such as accounting, the mailroom, legal, travel, etc. She said none of the departments need anyone who is full time right now and that she will need someone to be backup for lunch coverage or when the receptionist is off. Um wth?! Even though im grateful to have a job, this is a big huge pile of crap. I told my recruiter at the agency im working with that "i appreciate her help and being able to still have a job--but i am looking for long term stability with paid time off and retirement. Ive been working at temporary jobs for the past 2 years and none of them have been stable, have provided me with a career and future, and have been healthy environments to work in. Im so tired of the same crap. I interviewed at a job a few days ago that was a 4 HOUR LONG interview with 3 difficult people and had 2 interviews with the same company before that. When i interviewed with the Vice President of the company, he told me i would be assisting 7 people. I asked him if i would receive any help on major assignments & he told me no which really worried me. I have taken on ths role of assisting 3 directors last year & i was extremely overwhelmed. Im so tired of these trashy, crappy jobs that just pile everything on me & ARE NEVER HONEST about ANYTHING. Even in my current role, i was told i would be able to telework twice a week and that STILL HAS yet to happen!!
Someone please tell me how piling the work of SEVERAL PEOPLE while working in different departments (e.g., the mailroom, Accounts Payable, Legal, Travel, Payroll, etc) ON ONE PERSON is FAIR & REASONABLE?! The Manager who is my contact person at the temp agency I work for thinks it sooo wonderful that the Director wants to extend my contract regardless of the fact that the work that she's expecting for me to assist with is UNFAIR & UNREASONABLE!
Ive applied for over 75 jobs but it seems as though i never qualify for anything. Then when I do get an interview & qualify for something, then im informed by the hiring manager that the job will require for me to do the work of 3-5 people or it turns out to be a toxic work environment. Im at my wit's end. I have over five years of administrative experience, 2 years of HR experience, & over 3 years of customer service experience & a Bachelor's Degree, but yet I always find myself working in these crappy jobs where I'm lied to about being able to telework, the job duties associated with the job & always end up becoming a FILL-IN PERSON while everyone else gets royal, VIP TREATMENT & can telework & do whatever they want. I've had it!!! My mental & emotional health is deeply affected by all of this. Please help!!!
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