Workaholic boss doesn’t respect our work schedules
September 23,2022 at 10:15AM UTC
Our small group of 6 recently got a new boss (internal hire). She is nice, but has the reputation of a workaholic - she is online from about 7am til 10pm (doing what? I don’t know) everyday. She is notorious for messaging one of us for a “quick call” and those turn into over 1 hour (it’s usually her just ranting or talking at us).
How can I tell her that I don’t have time for these rant calls? Or that I like to log off at a reasonable time (to enjoy time/dinner with family, etc). Having boundaries doesn’t seem to exist in her life, but for me, those strict work life boundaries are critical.
I have been working longer hours as a result of her just wanted to hang on the phone too long going in circles about things over and over. Every time I hang up with her, I feel negatively impacted. She complains about everything and quite frankly isn’t a great boss in terms of mentorship or being a strategic leader.
She has grade school kids.
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