I spoke to my contact at my agency today after asking if I can receive an increase in compensation for the TREMENDOUS INCREASE in work that I have been asked to do & she told me, unfortunately, my Director said they won't be able to give me an increase in pay." I just could not believe that.
August 3,2023 at 11:21PM UTC
I have been asked to assist in 5-7 different departments including filling in for the receptionist at the front desk for lunch & for whenever she takes off. In addition, I am processing leave forms, denial letters, in ongoing training in Benefits, taking 20-30 min. Long phone calls in Worker's Compensation, asked to be on standby to help with work for Travel, Asset Management, etc, don't get leave or time off, never take off, come into the office everyday while everyone else teleworks 2-3 days a week even though i was lied to & told I could telework even though I can't.
I'm currently working on a temporary assignment where I originally was supposed to be assisting the Travel department but then it turned into a Receptionist & an "as needed" Travel position.
Im extremely burnt out!! The interviews i have gone on recently have had a bunch of red flags & one was a 4 hour interview that would have required me to assist 7 PEOPLE!!! I have over 6 years of ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE, two years of HR experience, over 5 years of customer service experience, and a Bachelor's Degree but yet i keep getting offered crappy, contract jobs with no benefits, terrible pay, & no room for growth. Ive applied to over 100 jobs & either have some of the experience or dont have ENOUGH. I apply for jobs with staffing agencies regularly and follow up regularly with Recruiters and that doesn't get me very far because they either don't call me back or try to consider me for more crappy temporary jobs.
I HAVE HAD IT!!! My mental health is suffering horribly from all of this.
Can someone please offer some helpful advice, recommendations, insight, perspectives, feedback, referrals or ANY TYPE OF HELP FOR ME/MY SITUATION AT ALL?? Please refrain from posting negative comments. Thank you.
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