I left a job last year because the environment was becoming really negative. I am over 40 and the company that I worked for had started changing, and not for the best. The age diversity was no longer there. The division was actively going after applicants that were recent grads and they were getting pushed up through the ranks quickly. During one of the many reorgs I was told very unceremoniously from a director that so and so would be taking my job ( she was way younger and had no experience in my role) and that I was going to come in everyday and I was not going to like it. Naturally I was offended and upset. After discussing the situation with my family I decided to quit. Before I left I spoke with HR about what had happened and explained that I felt like I was being forced out of my job and that favoritism towards the younger crowd was part of the reason for this change. The HR rep was very nice to me in our meeting and mentioned she could get me out earlier than two weeks but would need to talk to our VP which I agreed to. Come to find almost a year later from a manager who has also left this company, that the director in question announced to her entire team of managers in a meeting that I had accused her of age discrimination and that is was announced in a way that was mocking me . I understand if the VP spoke with director about what I said, but now I am worried that everyone knows what I considered to be a personal conversation between myself and HR. I am worried that there could be damage to my reputation and I would not even know that is occurring. I will not be using this group as references but there are other companies in the area that I am interested in. One of them employs another person that left my old division. I know he is friends with the person that replaced me. I am probably worrying too much about something that may never happen, but what do I do if I find out that other people outside of my old company find out about my conversation with HR because they heard it through the grapevine?
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My manager, the second one I’ve had in my 2 years in this position, is leaving.
Ok, so my organization is great- great people, work-life balance, benefits, etc. However, since I’ve been there (will be 2 years in November), both of my managers i had have/are going to leave for really great opportunities outside of our org. While I’m super happy for them, i am concerned about how it’ll potentially impact my career growth. I’d still be doing the same work just reporting to new people, which may change as they hire on a replacement. Which is annoying to start the manager/employee relationship all over again.
My manager is leaving in a few weeks and is invested in making sure there’s a plan in place for who i report to when they’re gone. I guess my question is what would you ask them/consider during this transition phase? I was hoping to start the “it’s been 2 years, I’d like a raise or at least something to help with inflation” conversation but I hate doing this, it’s always so awkward. At the same time, it may be best to get the ball rolling on that to see what can be done prior to my manager leaving?
any advice is welcome, thank you :)
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Hi all - ok this is a first.
The new boss, promoted from within, and I are a bad fit, to put it mildly. I put in my two weeks’ notice, and she replied that I could leave tomorrow.
Here’s the twist: I WANT to stay for two weeks, to put files in order, to coordinate with co-workers the processes for future events, and to finish setting up a Dropbox account for my department. Most of all, I work in a retirement community, and want to ease these beloved residents into the knowledge that their trusted friend is leaving them in good hands. They just lost the last ED without notice and took it badly.
This new boss rules with a cudgel. She starts all discussions with No you can’t do that. She changes my plans on ginned-up reasons (e.g. she canceled my bus trip due to “insurance changes” which had nothing to do with the trip). She lays down the law, and when advised of an error, she doubles down and tries to blame the victim of her error. She refers to staff members as “bodies,” and cares for the residents based on the level of their rent checks. I can’t get away from her fast enough.
Still, I have a good plan for leaving, and as you can tell from the above description of her, any discussion is going to go badly.
any and all advice is much appreciated!
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