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Yolanda Ramirez
about 2 months ago
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I was hired as a corporate trainer by a company in Newark, NJ that provides services to United Airlines. As a [new] trainer I was supposed to undergo a 3 month training program in order to learn the job of how to clean airplanes so that I could teach it to new workers at the airport. I was assigned to "follow" another trainer who had been with the company for 5 years. She was a very nice co-worker & we hit it off immediately. I reported to work every day - usually 15 minutes early, dressed professionally, I took notes, asked questions & was very attentive. I was on my best workplace behavior. Nine (9) days into my training I was called in by my supervisor & told that I was being terminated because I was "not living up to my expectations". He said he felt I should be doing more "training". Rather than refute his claim - I simply said "Ok" & walked out. I consider that termination as a blessing in disguise since he showed me what type of boss he would've been. It was totally unreasonable for him to expect me to teach what I didn't know & was in the process of learning myself. During my short term at the job he never called me in to discuss my performance. He barely said anything to me at all during those 9 days. One day I said good morning to him & he retorted, "I already spoke to you once in the parking lot". Him saying that spoke volumes about his personality. He did me a favor by terminating me because based on his management style - I feel he would have been a difficult manager which is indicative of his totally unreasonable expectation that I should have been teaching a class that I was still in the process of learning myself after only 9 days. Sometimes things don't work out for the better. #termination #advice #newjersey

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Lori Knowles

I think Angela hit the nail on the head. My belief is when your in a probationary period or training you don’t have any friends nor do you try to make any. I get the feeling that this trainer may have been the reason. Just a thought. Maybe this trainer thought you might upstage her.

Never be first, never last and never volunteer!

Just keep doing your best job behavior!!! The supervisor sounds like a total dick! My best to you

I think Angela hit the nail on the head. My belief is when your in a probationary period or training you don’t have any friends nor do you try to make any. I get the feeling that this trainer may have been the reason. Just a thought. Maybe this trainer thought you might upstage her.

Never be first, never last and never volunteer!

Just keep doing your best job behavior!!! The supervisor sounds like a total dick! My best to you

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Angela Stewart

I believe that you got along so well with your trainer that even though you were learning and working, it can look like you’re having fun. He unfairly misinterpreted what you were actually doing. He should have talked to first. I’m sorry that happened, it sounded like a great job. But, like you said before, You probably dodged a bullet with that manager.

I believe that you got along so well with your trainer that even though you were learning and working, it can look like you’re having fun. He unfairly misinterpreted what you were actually doing. He should have talked to first. I’m sorry that happened, it sounded like a great job. But, like you said before, You probably dodged a bullet with that manager.

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Tyron Barrow

I feel u on this one I was wrongfully terminated on several occasions most was 120 days into the position they said I was stealing money out of a register which I wasn't and never provided me evidence ..jobs find cunning ways to phase you out.. they hire you on an at will status and can fire you the same way sucks but they can phase you out at any given time unfortunately even after you've giv n them years if your service.Thats why it always pays to have a plan b and to be an entrepreneur who works.

I feel u on this one I was wrongfully terminated on several occasions most was 120 days into the position they said I was stealing money out of a register which I wasn't and never provided me evidence ..jobs find cunning ways to phase you out.. they hire you on an at will status and can fire you the same way sucks but they can phase you out at any given time unfortunately even after you've giv n them years if your service.Thats why it always pays to have a plan b and to be an entrepreneur who works.

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Pete Gamez

They should not be able to

They should not be able to

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