I have been at my company for 14 years and started as a corporate assistant when I was in my mid-20s a few years out of college.
October 22,2021 at 3:26AM UTC
I’ve grown with the company and helped institute many new programs in all departments and genuinely enjoyed my job and feel like I’ve been able to contribute and bring value. I finally settled into a role as project coordinator and handle external and internal communications, which can sound very broad and often times I am the one with miscellaneous tasks thrown on my desk. I’m a team player and have always respected my boss and his management. He has recently stepped into a less involved role and hired an operations director to take over the management. So we all have a new boss and he’s brought on a lot of changes, which I’m fine with. But number one, he is treating me like his personal assistant and sometimes grouping me in with the receptionist who just started with the company two months ago and number two, he has a very loud and attention seeking personality that I find absolutely unprofessional. Often he makes jabs at people and if they don’t respond by joking back he jabs them even further for “not being fun”. He is constantly interrupting people and then asking if they are mad at him if they are annoyed and trying to get work done. He’s got some very ambitious ideas to move the company forward and seems to have the skills and determination to pull it off, but i am so stressed out around him that I’m not enjoying my job or the work environment. Do I say something to my boss, do I quit, do i confront the new boss? People have been noticing and commenting on my change in personality and say that they can see I’m physically uncomfortable around him, even though I’m trying really hard not to look like I am. I’m stressed out every day I work with him and leave a bundle of nerves. Do I quietly look for another job?
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