I have been WFH for the past two years. I don't think that my mental health is good. I am easily agitated and lash out at my family. I feel that my work is so boring that each day I am only able to work 30 min to an hour. Yesterday I worked literally for only 5 minutes. (plus meeting it would be an hour in total). I changed my job a year ago thinking that it would help but my new job is so boring as well. I want to start looking for a job but I am afraid that I will end up in the same place. I am trying to involve in more social activities. I signed up for sailing and rowing. Unfortunately, they didn't start taking off yet. I want to start taking rides with my local bicycle club. I am not sure these will help. I feel like I am just trying to numb myself with these activities. My wife is going to a conference this weekend and I will be alone with 2 kids driving me crazy further. I am about to go crazy.
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I have been in my position for over a year, gone above and beyond whenever asked, volunteered to take on additional responsibilities and am delivering unprecedented results at a rate of 2x the previous person in this position who did not take on any additional responsibilities.
I was promised a review and raise at six months; however, the company started a restructuring and it was tabled. Approaching my one year anniversary, I requested my review from my new Director and was told that she will review me after SHE has been there for a year. I then created a self-evaluation form, completed it and included forms to solicit input from managers and supervisors who could attest to my performance over the past year. I received the response that while appreciated, I was not hired to give HR input and they are not going to give me an annual review. Since that time, I have witnessed two male counterparts be given promotions with raises. Surely the Director met with them to do this. Now my position, for a nearby location with this company, is being advertised starting at a higher pay rate than mine. How do I again respectfully request my review and an appropriate pay increase? Love what I do, but am becoming more and more resentful of being used to perform duties above my paygrade and delivering results that make my Director look good while I am her "secret weapon" kept in the shadows.
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My current boss wants me out.
He gave me about 2 weeks to "ramp up" and then when I didn't because I hadn't been trained, no communications about projects etc., he dropped me like a sack of potatoes. Thing is he has my coworkers in on it too. They're gaslighting me and cutting me out of communications also. Basically, I'm trying to work in a Silo with little or no information. Only have 2 more years until retirement. Afraid at my age, won't be able to get another job. Do I just hang in there?
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I have retaken my LVN license 3x and unable to pass. I have 8 years in healthcare and work as a clinical manager. I know I should keep trying but I need work and something higher paying. Any suggestions on what I can do without a license? Or for remote work?
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I am wondering if it is normal to have panicked thoughts regularly at a costumer service job. I find I get anxious every time a costumer comes up. I also a am finding myself wanting costumers to go away on a the regular basis. I have been in this job for a year and these sort of thought have continued the whole time. I also sometimes feel more irritable and less myself when I am at work compared to when I am at home. I know some people say its just what the job is, but I find I disliking people more and more, when I used to be so caring.
I would like to know if this is normal, does everyone feel like this in this sort of job.
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I had an in-person interview today and they sent me a rejection email three hours later.
I feel like I'm back at square one and I don't know what else to do.
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I want out…
Today finding out that my boss thinks I’m the problem in the office is mentally affecting my work. I need to leave this company. It is a toxic work environment but when I addressed the way a new office coworker spoke to me who is at the same level as I and corrected it I was told by my boss “We’re not doing this again” faulting me for the problem when this man spoke so poorly to me. I just can’t leave because I need insurance for my babies, I can’t find another good paying job either. What do I do