Becky George
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I quit my job after 12 years almost 13. I couldn't take the lying and manipulation any longer. I was promised raises that I never received and promised promotions that never came through. They would tell you anything to keep you complacent, but never carry through. I'm not angry just heart broken that I believed them for so long. Anyway by the end I couldn't keep my mouth shut and then I was in trouble for little things like telling my friend "if I bite my tongue any harder I'm going to bite it off".

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MrR2allan Allan

Company culture and colleagues' integrity is critical. Check Glassdoor ratings for your next employer. If it is 4.2+, you will be good. Feeling good each day is the basis for all the rest. All the Best.

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Aj G

Just put your 40 in and go home. Don't take anyone's word for promotions. Good job leaving!

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Tami kirby

I just did the same thing. I was tired of the lack of leadership support and constant threats of reprimand every time something when wrong. It just worse over time and eventually I developed extreme anxiety and depression. I don’t regret leaving but it’s difficult trying to pull myself out of this depression alone.

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Neil Boumpani

I am sure many of us can relate to having superiors lie to us. I had a job back in the 1990's with a boss who stood by his word. Even if you did not like his answer, you knew that he was being honest. The man who followed him had been overseeing me for years and was well aware of the hard work I put in. I really thought the honhesty would continue, but it did not. I came to realize that I would not get a fair deal from this man, so I bided my time, got some advanced training on my own, and then got a new job. Until I left, I did my job, but when I did leave, it left my boss in a tough position. I did not mean to do that, but it happened. I think that whenever you have a boss that is unfair, it makes no sense to get uspet over him or her; just look out for yourself and, when a better situation arises, move on. GETTING UPSET BECAUSE A BOSS IS AN ASS does nothing but hurt you. When you get in this mindset, you dig your own grave. After you leave, the liar will not really sweat it - someone else will be hired to take your place and you will be forgotten. You may walk away with ulcers, but it is a good bet that your old boss will not.

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james glanville

Good job… the unemployment line is over there👉🏾

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Carol Martin

I feel your pain! I chose to retire after 39 years in a directors position and two years away from being able to draw social security. I could not take the drama of VP’s and HR choosing who had to go by policy and who didn’t regardless of how it affected the department as a team. Also, I’m not eligible for unemployment since retirement is considered quitting a job. I have never quit or given up on anything I’m passionate about. I am looking for remote positions. At 60 years old you get passed over for much younger employees who want to grow within the company for many years. 🥺

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Wanda Marquez

Like that company there are many. Loyalty sometimes is not valued and loyal employers they neither valued or respected. You do have a great resume. Move on…

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James Marx, CHA, CHRM

I sure hope you gave them notice...

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Andrew Hollinger

Your job does not love you ... you ride the horse while it is doing what you want. ONLY by working for yourself will you ever get a "fair shake" ... remember if an employee isn't doing 2X your full cost, you're flotsom.

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Frank Mckissick

Why did it take you 13 years to get this message? Seemingly you would have gotten this message after the first or second year! there are "tale tale signs of when things don't go right or people don't do what they say! In retrospect, you should have been looking for another job, before you quit this job so that, you are not out in the cold! I hope that you are able to draw unemployment benefits even after you quit and was not fired! Your former employer will respect your wishes and grant you this one small "things" as you try to get back on your feet! If not there is always the WAGE and hour people and your state EEOC office! God speed and peace!

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