employment frustrations- what should I do? rant

Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by Rhett&SarahsMom, Jun 1, 2011.

  1. sfw2

    sfw2 Global Menace

    Quote:No one should have to be m,iserable at their job. Keep going to work, that is a necessity, but actively look for a more satisfying job. Good luck. Life is too short [​IMG] to be spent in misery.

    This - all of it.

    You sound like I felt, eight years ago. Leaving that job was the best thing I ever did. You may have to take an interim job at less pay, to tide you over, but the right situation IS out there!

  2. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits...

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    Life is to short! Start looking for work elsewhere....
  3. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

    Aug 25, 2008
    Start looking around, yes. BUT.... make SURE, 100% positive, you have another job to go to. Don't burn the bridge by getting fired- if you are fired, you cannot collect unemployment and you won't have a decent reference.

    Life is too short, but it's no fun living under a bridge, either.
  4. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

    Feb 24, 2009
    Strasburg Ohio
    OH MY GOODNESS! Sounds like you are really depressed. Maybe a visit to your MD is in order......The drinking after work is not a good thing.......Let your doctor know what's going on and that you're feeling down....

    Take care of yourself...

  5. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits...

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    Quote:Tie true! Find a job BEFORE you quit this job. No money coming in = BAD.
  6. chickengrl

    chickengrl Songster

    Sep 30, 2010
    Northern Virginia
    Quote:I agree here. If you are battling depression these things seem like an unbeatable mountain. Perhaps a little help while you re-group and decide what you need to do. So sorry you are feeling so down. [​IMG]
  7. Spookwriter

    Spookwriter Crowing

    Feb 23, 2010
    NEVER let a job define who you are.

    Do not take the job with your 24/7...that won't work well.
    At the end of the day, leave it at the office.

    It will be there in the morning.

    Take that necessary time to be yourself--whoever that may
    be. Don't have a work-related thought, don't have a work related
    conversation. Don't have a work related anything.

    Walk away.

    I didn't say quit yet. Just be absolutely certain that you leave your
    work at work. If you need to change jobs in the future...so be it.

    *We've all know that person who was their job. That's all they ever were.
    Every hour, of every day, every conversation. That's all they were....a job.
    And they never lived.
  8. Rhett&SarahsMom

    Rhett&SarahsMom Songster

    May 8, 2008
    thank you all for your advise and support.

    I spoke with a staffing agency rep this morning while on break here. [​IMG]
    They are interested. So I am going to do th eonline test thing and see how it goes.

    I dont tend to bring this place home with me. But lately its been harder to leave it.
    Honestly the only thing that helps is knowing that the rest of my team is miserable as well. But to be completely honest the passing over of a raise is really ticking me off. especially since they keep loading work onto me.
  9. emys

    emys Songster

    Nov 19, 2008
    [​IMG] Hope you find something better soon! [​IMG]
  10. mrsruvi

    mrsruvi In the Brooder

    May 19, 2011
    i dont know anything about your specific company, but i work in insurance also. I'm in claims, not really sales at all, but i am part of that "middle management" that people hate. But, i know how bad it can be if you have a supervisor who is awful. I like to think im not awful, but i know some other people with my same position who are not very interested in their employees. My job as a supervisor is JUST to make sure that my team does well. Im a support staff person first and foremost. Im sorry your supe doesnt sound like she/he feels that way.

    Hope it gets better. I have some pretty good coaching tips up my sleeve if you want them... in lieu of your own supe helping you out!

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