I am just wondering if it should make me feel better or worse that the company I work for did this...
April 12,2023 at 11:02PM UTC
I work as a digital marketing specialist. They recently hired a content manager who starts on Monday.
It is Wednesday the week before this person starts and I have my usual weekly one on one meeting. My manager tells me she has this great, superb, amazingly exciting opportunity for me.
Already I am thinking "Great what's the catch?"
They want to change my role and title and give me more responsibility. I will now be the Marketing Automation Specialist if I want to move into that role. Pay would not change, I just get more duties added to my job description.
I can either take the role, or stay where I am. The role I am in is dissolving though and I would only have 90 days in that role before I am let go.
Here is my conflict:
The company made this "new" role sound so great, but I don't get a pay raise or more money. They waited until two days before the "new" role is supposed to start to offer this to me. The new role starts the same day as our new "Content Manager".
If you didn't like my work as a digital marketing specialist, why didn't you tell me? It really feels like they are trying to force me into a role that should be 20,000 a year more than what I am currently making.
Why do I feel so used and belittled? There was no discussion or indication that my role would change until now. This just feels so disgusting to me. Maybe it's just me, but am I really working for a company that cares so little that they offer an ultimatum and give days for someone to decide?
Anyway thanks for reading through all of this. Feel free to add your thoughts.
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