I recently landed a management position at a very nice restaurant after 4 months of searching. Its a hidden gem in the downtown area of a small town. The hours were perfect, the pay was average, and I was beginning to make connections with co workers. Recently 2 Managers submitted their resignations after long term employment. A few days after they resigned, I received a voicemail telling me that my position was eliminated and I no longer had a... see more
Below is a calculator to determine what a 'living wage' would be in your location. Do you think this is accurate?
Jobcase believes every employer should help provide either a living wage or a pathway to it. We understand that not every job will be able to pay a living wage. But we believe employers should provide one of the following 3 cases for every job:
a) provide a living wage
b) if providing a sub-living wage, THEN provide an internal... see more
I fell down set of stairs at home.....2 days after starting a new job. I called to let the manager know, and left message with answering service. Next day called and talked to the head person, I would be going to urgent care. I could not put weight on my left foot. Brought all paperwork to manager, her reply was
We can't hold your job. She was visually angry with me. WTF??? I did not throw myself down the stairs! I am 55 and do not understand why... see more
My truck broke down last week and the supervisor shows up and tells me it’s MY fault because I did not do a good enough pre-trip. What happened was my other idiot supervisor strapped down a tire onto the catwalk and the strap broke, wrapped around my driveline and then tore up all my airlines. I told her it wasn’t me that did that. She then FLIPS out on me gets in my face and says that she doesn't need my attitude WHAT?!!!. The whole time I tried... see more
So I am going to.quit my job tomorrow before I get fired. I have made a few mistakes such as billing customers without correct paperwork for rentals and now they are not going to pay. I am currently seeing a therapist for low self esteem and conflict avoidance. Problem is my boss of 20 years scares me to death. Talking to him is always hard thus the conflict avoidance problem. I am already a applying for other jobs and have many contacts that... see more
My baby sister works for Macy's and likes the company a lot but she has had some issues with one of her managers. She constantly screams at her. It's pretty embarrassing. I gave her some advice, but it doesn't seem to be working. I told her to sit down with the woman and have a heart to heart. She is nervous she will get fired. Anyone know how I can help my sister??
I have been at my job for 15 years and never came across such a bad boss in my career. She is undermining and selfish and new to a supervisor position and uses me when she makes mistakes or misses deadlines. It is so hard to come to work.
My situation is complicated. I worked for the government for 28 years and held 5 similar positions all promotions. 3 years ago there was a huge change in management and employee retirements both elective and forced. I loved my career until the new director came on board. She made my life miserable but I stuck it out until!!! The part I'm legally bound to not disclose is what I need advice on...Ive heard many times from Recruitors to tell... see more
If you left your job because the circumstances weren’t the most desirable you aren’t alone, it happens!
Sometimes leaving a job suddenly due to a boss, co-workers, or overall work culture can leave you reeling. It can also feel especially stressful, but if you have a plan it doesn’t have to be. So here is how to be prepared as you search for a new job:
1- Update that resume
I know, it’s not the most fun activity in the world but we ALL have to... see more
I feel awful for complaining about my job because this time last year I didn’t have one. I didn’t know how I was going support my family and pay the bills. Then God blessed me with this job, and ta-da I’m making more money than I ever have! Sounds great right?! The thing is I work for a small “mom and pop” company and basically the owner is the only person to go to with any issues. The problem is HE is the issue. I am on salary, however I think... see more
Are you unhappy with your job or have been in the past? You’re not alone! It sometimes takes a few positions to find the perfect fit. As someone who once thought her boss was going to give her a complete mental breakdown, I totally understand. So if you’re at your wits end stop, take a deep breath, and refocus. When you’re ready to move on here are some things you need to do first!
Get your resume ready.
Whether you have been at this job for 10... see more