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Dallas ShewmakerUsflag

Should I start looking for something else?

I landed an amazing position and work with some great people about 4 months ago. It's a newly created position where I'm independent and basically in charge of my remote area. For the first...

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Teresa Threatts

Dallas, go with your gut. Deep down, ask your gut what is it trying to convey to you. The answer is there.

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Sadly... he gave me my walking papers a little over a week later. Total surprise by everyone.

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Atiim Smith

rubber and plastics mold

Trying to get hired my last job was in Sept, at Tigerpoly. I did not miss any days . The temp se4vice bussed me to job so when I was hired I had no ride to work.

Mariah Bliss

Hi Atiim: I'm so sorry that happened to you - it sounds like you were still a dedicated employee, even though you had transportation problems. Are you still looking to work in the same...

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At Will Employment

I was "let go" from a job one morning when I came into work. The manager told me "I have to let you go". When I asked why he said Oregon is an At Will Employment state and he does not have...

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Mariah Bliss

Hi Margaret: Yeeesh, sounds like your manager doesn't know how to terminate employees properly. He's probably the type of person who hates confrontation or doesn't know how to give feedback....

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Thanks Mariah - I agree with all that you say. I have been searching and just had a very good interview with an employer that I wanted to work for. Being told you are "let go" is tough. ...

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Jennifer Brown

2-weeks Notice "I APPRECIATE ALL RESPONSES"

Here's the thing about a two weeks notice "It Is The Norm". I'm not the NORM! Respect to all. When you been at a job for moored then two years it's because it's pays the bills, you're actually...

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Vincent LynchUsflag

Jennifer ... You have an unconventional view in many areas. That, in my opinion provides fodder for growth. But, you should keep in mind that many people are not progressive thinkers like...

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Jennifer Brown

Whose conditions are you speaking of? We are all progressive thinkers we just need to get pass stagnation & unfulfilled stages in our lives! That's what I do "FLAT OUT"... Please don't speak...

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Jose Nunez

Who's getting laid-off?

How do managers decide who they are going to lay off when a company decides to downsize? The company I work for is making changes this year beginning with an employee reduction in my...

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I think it's different with every company. Some will lay off the veterans because they make more money, or some will lay off the new people. Or they'll base off of work performance. There...

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I am a licensed Spanish teacher in the State of Tennessee. In fact I have English and ESL also and a Master's.

I believe the problem is due to the healthcare laws they don't want to hire me. I do not take meds or anything but I am falling in the blanket category of over 50. I believe the poor treatment...

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Alonia Anderson

Julie try working as Substitute in Spanish as well as those subjects for which you are qualified. Often time, substitutes ends up with long-term position, and should you find a principal who...

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Clinical laboratory technologist

I have a history of always getting a great annual performance review. There was a new supervisor hired, and she now continually puts on my interview that I need to improve in teamwork. I...

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Penelope Calderon

Have a meeting with your supervisor ask her what she means by improving on teamwork.

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A fellow Jobcaser 2 mth

I was fired because of "poor work performance" as the employer stated - Not true!

However, this was not the case at all. I worked for this small company (less than 10 employees) as a senior graphic designer for 7 months. Right from the beginning, I didn't like to work...

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Matthew RuddockUsflag

I believe that if any prospective employer considering you for employment will research your history and know. If they do not, then chances are they are not worth working for anyway. Just a...

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Michael Keve

Year End Bonuses and Raises! Received Performance Review for 2016 and it was identical to the 2015 Review.

I will start off by saying I am moving teams within the company and that is causing some ill will from my current manager/director.

This review, however, was written before I gave word that...

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Yes bring it up wiith current manager as managers talk and they discuss pay and performances. You want to gef things rolling so when you move teams you will be in the right mind set and...

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Mosier Belton

UPS Mail Prosser

It's my opinion that employers would rather employ younger workers, however if they give you a chance to work, it's your responsibility to prove yourself. You will need to produce or improve,...

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Victor Webber

So what are you trying to say I can out work any young man you put beside me

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Angie Regan

A lot of favoritism

I'm really great at what I do. I don't understand why I go in noticed and get treated so poorly

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It's not just you. There are lots of workers out there who are fantastic and their job-well-done goes unnoticed or at least unrecognized. Just keep doing what you're doing, or maybe try...

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Jason Jackson

Shady situation

A little background got into IT 3 years ago from years of being the good ole boy construction and always doing side work non stop physical work. No computer knowledge and seriously none lol....

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Mary Copeland

I'm sorry to hear that you had such a bad situation. I hope everything turns out better soon for you.

Jason Jackson

It will I'll make something happen for sure!

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Martha Barrera

Is my daughter being taken advantage of?

My 18 year old high school senior was just hired at the local Macy's store as a seasonal employee (her 1st job). She is a part-time employee in the fragrance department and was offered $8.50...

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Tammy Brewer

Yes your daughter is not getting the credit she deserves I would look in to it if I were you that is just not fair but do it the smart way call another Macy's and askj question on how if works...

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Wrongfully termination

Hello I was wrongfully terminated from a job , was told it was a performance issue , but was praised for my work right up till the day I put in for the executive directors position because he...

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James Farrell

I had a similar situation happen to me at a job that I worked at for 8 1/2 years. I was fired for lack of production, after 8 years having no problem making my production rate. The company...

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How'm I doing?

I started at my job earlier this year and I think it's been going pretty well. But that's it - I only think. I have no idea if I'm doing a good job or if I need any improvement. I was supposed...

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Udana Prince

You should request your review that way you'll definitely know for sure

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Feeling Cheated

I work as a Lead Sales Associate at a retail store. I was promoted out of necessity within a month of being hired. My rant is about hypocrisy and the lack of training. There are things that I...

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A fellow Jobcaser

Sorry about this uncomfortable and unfair situation. I have experienced the negative effects of lack of training too. Its just plain ridiculous. You will find work in a better environment. You...

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Working Stiff
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Lazy workers VS. Industrious workers

This one really grinds my gears! I am sure either you or someone you know has a person (or persons) like this where you work. Someone who only does the absolute bare minimum they have to do...

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Jeffrey Boone

Frank,

I feel the same way...I have posted about "The Good Ol' Boy Method". It is a shame that WE THE PEOPLE have to put up with this kind of idiot behavior. I know what you mean and I have...

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As of 3am EST on Wednesday morning, We The People...DID do something...and I really feel that the new Pres-elect will be the one who will initiate the changes this country desperately needs.

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Not ready to give up

This is literally one of my first jobs and I don’t want to fail. Can you think of anything else I can do to improve my performance? Last week my manager pulled me into a meeting to express her...

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Donna McDonald

Manuel, keep that positive attitude and never be afraid to ask questions, as it shows your manager that you are engaged and willing to learn. If you are unable to shadow a co-worker on your...

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