Queen of Clean Up

My boss is the queen of clean up. She spends the majority of her time sweeping our owner accounts to correct payment status and other statistics. While I understand that clean up is important, I do not feel that it should get in the way of essential daily tasks. This...

One Man Show

I have felt ignored in my job. When one of the organizations I was working for went through some pretty tough budget cuts they ended up making some unpopular decisions. Basically this resulted in my boss leaving and me being the only staff member left in the...

Just doin my job…

One of my previous employers didn’t understand how to use Twitter or other social media outlets. When I was hired, I took over that aspect of the company. The business only had 9 Twitter followers when I took over the account. After 3 months, I increased the following...

Getting Credit

It is always nice to be acknowledged for my work, but in general I take personal satisfaction in my work and do not rely on others for fulfillment. There are times even where I enjoy allowing others to take all the credit for a project or task. Those people that are...

Listen first…

I was employed as a senior manager, and reported directly to a vice president due to the existing team structure. She was new to our company, and as a result new to our culture as well. Our style & approach in the workplace were quite different – she was...

Not Valued

At the small organization I have worked at for almost 5 years, I have felt extremely devalued. With my manager being a micro manager, it is difficult for her to see the other things going on daily in the office. I have been the only full time person in our office for...

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