I do a lot of partnership work in my job. My boss routinely opts to publicly highlight partners that he's working directly with, no matter how often I try to bring attention to the partners I work with.
Late last year, he shared with me that he wanted to highlight a broad cross-section of our partners at the end of the year event. I was left out of the conversation at some point, and a group that he'd been working with was given center stage at the event. Prior to the event, I had asked what the status was regarding highlighting these partners and was told that this other group was going to be highlighted. When I asked what happened to highlighting a broad cross-section of partners, he told me not to take it so personally (I don't think that I was taking it personally. I was simply asking what happened to the original plan). As a consolation prize, three groups I worked with were given 30-seconds each in the spotlight.
Today, we received feedback as part of an external evaluation process that we're undergoing that most partners don't feel that their work is appropriately highlighted and celebrated. This was no surprise to me, given that I work with the majority of our partners, but as I said, it seems to me if my boss doesn't directly engage with them, then they don't get highlighted.
I'm not sure what my move is here. Part of me is pretty sure that my boss will turn around and say that it's my fault that more of the partners aren't being highlighted, but I'm not sure how to execute on that when he regularly just picks the people he works closets with to spotlight.
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Would anyone like to start a virtual SNT group? We can meet new people and help each other along the way. I think 4-5 people to join is good. Looking forward to connecting!
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So grateful tonight to Jesus Christ as I relax at home, to have a warm home, good food to eat, and no stress or troubles plaguing my mind, and no health issues.
Sometimes, these little things are precious. Join me and count your blessings tonight if you're alive and healthy and have a home and a steady job.
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I'm an older employee coordinating events for a university program in international studies.
I got very ill lately and was out for a few weeks on medical leave. Our admin claims she updated my event planning spreadsheet while I was out. When I returned, I checked the spreadsheet and didn't see any changes. I asked her about it and it baffles me that she would make that claim when I know I meticulously entered data she claims to have entered. Internally I'm calling bs but I didn't say anything. Similarly, our boss wants me now to cc her and the admin for all communications regarding new events - our practice has been to copy the main email address for our unit so anyone could if need be, find information (and on the planning spreadsheet). The fact is that it is already mid-semester, and there are no new events. It's gaslighting and micromanaging. I maintain my calm and good will but I no longer feel invested and am working for the insurance coverage. Once I can get onto Medicare part B, I will leave. Or that's what I'm thinking. I don't feel inspired and I'm not used to that. I'm very mission oriented.
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I am experiencing wage compression.
New hires are being brought in for $4-$6/hr more than tenured employees. My director says there is nothing that can be done and it’s out of her hands. Employees are leaving one after another, and she is unphased, saying that we’ll all just have to cross train to pick up the slack until a new person can be hired. I’m responding with my feet and looking for other work, but I’m curious how common this is and how it has played out for others. Is leadership trying to get rid of employees that they don’t favor? Hiring new employees at the higher rate is no problem for them and it just seems fishy.
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I gruaduated with BS in Accounting in 2020, since then all firms require some sort of experience to hire me, all other applicants have at least one year experience in accounting, I don't, 4 years passed, I worked side jobs like wellness coach and so forth, no company has hired me.
I have kids so I need something with pay. I can't do anything for free. so if no one hires anyone with no experience or unless they know them, how can a person like who knows no one in the field nor have experience in accounting find a job and start building a career? note that I graduated with HONOR meaning I studied my a** and graduated with all A pluses.. but what's the point?? Can someone help me? I need a remote job to start with as well.
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Not really a question, but something totally crazy.
I was recently let go from a position via Indeed. I am not heartbroken, because the environment was extremely hostile and toxic, and I have reached out to an attorney for possible legal action. However, after 1 1/2 years of ongoing harassment to the point where my health started to decline, the company I was working for didn't even bother to terminate me in person. Instead, I was scrolling through the job boards and found the listing for my position. After reaching out to the HR manager, it was confirmed more than 24 hours later that I had been let go. There was no type of severance offered or any type of compensation. Fortunately, I'm ok for now, but despite the actual work environment, I was still floored. I had not mentioned contacting an attorney to anyone except my spouse, so this was completely out of the blue. How's that for an "I just got fired" story?