I just returned to work today after over 7 weeks out on medical leave. I was asked to report to a different site from where I have been working since October, a site for which I had to advocate for myself to my supervisor to move there. I was informed that my supervisor is no longer my supervisor and that I am not working at that site any longer. The site is only 2 miles from my home and I got to sit by a huge east-facing window, which is very good for my mental health. By making this change I was able to significantly reduce my daily stress level, which supports me staying healthy and not giving in to the major depression which I have suffered my entire life.
I feel like in one fell swoop the healthy changes I worked hard for were completely erased, and I didn't get so much as a heads up from anyone that it was happening. Suddenly I am working full time again, after having had a reduced schedule of only 30 hours a week prior to my leave, and, to add insult to injury, the new site where I'm told I have to work is over 18 miles away and usually about 30 minutes' drive in *good* traffic. In bad traffic it's 45 minutes to an hour. So not only do I have the stress of working a full schedule, I have to deal with traffic, too.
To top it off, my poor cat, whom I adopted in October, is really stressed by the abrupt change, which he lets me know by vomiting.
This kind of change is par for the course for this agency that I work with, but man, I'm really thinking about putting in my notice. For being a behavioral health agency, they don't offer any support to an employee who has a mental health challenge. I've worked there for ten years and I think they want me there, but they don't seem to be able to support me as a person at all.
What advice can you offer me?
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The execs at my company are giving me “weekend homework” and I’m getting sick of it.
Recently, three different execs have approached me on Friday afternoons with requests for project planning/research to be done over the weekend, with a report back on Monday.
I’m in mid-management. I don’t report directly to any of these execs. My direct boss does not work weekends, nor do they require me to do so.
None of the projects I’ve been given thus far are critical to operations, nor are they really within my scope or skill set. It’s nothing I’m unable to do, it’s just a stretch of my usual duties and areas of focus.
On the one hand, I guess I should feel honored that they recognize my abilities, insight, and ideas and are giving me an opportunity to show what I can contribute beyond my JD.
On the other hand, there’s been no explicit mention of opportunities to grow into a larger role or expand my scope and these projects really cut into my time with my husband and son on weekends because I’m either working or feeling anxious, exhausted, and irritated.
It doesn’t feel worth it, frankly - even if there was a big, meaty promotion being offered I’m not sure I’d want it if it meant being consumed by work 24/7.
How can I delicately and professionally decline to work on special projects on my weekends, while not risking the apparent favor of the execs?
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Is it normal for managerial professional roles to have to provide a three month notice of intent to leave or change jobs internally?
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