Daura Jones
almost 4 years ago
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Resign or Stay

I've been on my current job for less than two years. I am facing safety issues, hostile environments, harassment by employees, no professional boundaries, tons of work (up to 10 hours a day), and very low compensation. I have a Masters degree and over 5 years of experience. I spoke with my supervisor about the issues and her response was " this is the culture of the business". I informed her that I was looking for another job. She informed me that she will give me a reference. Should I resign or stay.

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Joseph Spielman
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Trade ya

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James Gilreath
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Yea sounds rough,try not javing a kob,then whine about it!

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Donna Tingling
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Daura,

Please move on!

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Donna Tingling
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Daura,

Please move on!

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Shirley Woods
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As you work in this world, with various employers, you will learn about working culture of the business. Some things won't change and usually don't. Get some thick skin, learn more about the working culture or go bust?

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Jacob Feuerwerker
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Resign on good terms with a 2 week notice.

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joy wang
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Hello daura, What kind of response is that!!! The managed sounds like a douche, you can do so much better than that place, don't waste your time on a place like that. Once you find another job, get out before things get worse

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Barbara Campbell
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Find a position you will enjoy working for someone who treats you as valuable viable. member of the team. Her response was a clue that she does not readily see you that way and has zero problem with you seeking a position elsewhere. Before quitting try asking for a brief meeting with her. You can then request her views on your performance in your current position, your strengths and weaknesses in addition to self improvements or skiils you need in her opinion. Go in polished and act very professional but also be relaxed, confident and poised. There was a reason she was so blasé about your seeking new employment. You can be honest as and tell her that her very neutral response made you feel under valued and talk about what you like about your position and company. There may be conversations taking place that you are not privy to. When a company is faced with downsizing and lay-offs management offers little resistance when an employee comments they may quit. Find out, it is your life and the issue may not even be you and if it is you will know what you need to do to be valued by this manager and or company. Good luck to you.

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Vernon Thompson
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It really depends on what your job is, and whether you are unhappy at this job. Look at things such as does the job challenge you to become more? Does it give you a chance to move ahead and create an impassioned feeling that you are reaching for the stars? You don't want to get stuck in a mud hole, but you don't have a lot of choices when most companies are hiring as many young, 18- 21 years old, so they don't get stuck with workers who are in the middle of their careers. Young people are not, for the most part, wanting to settle down. I, personally have 8 yrs. in a college background, but with the new generation, I haven't much of a chance to find a job worthy of my skills. And with most of my managers being half my age, below 25, be sure the job you leave doesn't leave you cleaning cattle stalls.

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Jean Copeland
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Daura, Take the reference and start looking for something better. Remember that trying to find a new job when you already have a job is better. Get motivated and make time to get out of there ASAP!

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