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Bama87
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Postby Bama87 » Tue Apr 22, 2014 1:14 pm

Absolutely 100% at the very least get your resume out there.

I walked away from my last job, without having another one (I AM NOT RECCOMENDING YOU DO THIS BY THE WAY) becasue even though the pay was decent, working 60 hour weeks as an non-exempt employee kind of had its perks, at the end of the day it was in no way shape or form helping me in the long run, I was very frustrated with management, 24 years old, and had a 3 month old little girl I needed to provide for. I felt like at that point it was nut up or shut up time. Find a career, where I can start gaining experience that actually has something to do with my degree, or just keep my job doing something that has nothing to do with my degree. It took 3 months, but I finally found a job where I can at least gain experience in a field that would help me in the long run. It seems like you have been there long enough and you have learned about all they are going to let you/can teach you.

Do you still live with your parents? If so get the hell out of there now. Not saying rely on them, but I promise you'd rather not have a morgage or rent when your current company pisses you off even more, you want to walk away, but you know you wont be able to pay the bills so you have to stay and you know it and they know it.

If I wasnt getting married in a month and didnt have a 2 1/2 year old I'd walk away form my current job as well. At this point they are hiring new people for the same job I do but at a higher rate than they are will to pay me. I have been here 2 years and they offered a guy $5,000 a year more and he has less experience than I do. Other than his current 18 months exp he doesnt have any other exp in this field.

Apply, apply, apply and good luck to you


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Postby MemberSince99 » Tue Apr 22, 2014 1:55 pm

I'm glad to read posts like the one above and realize I'm not the only one who feels the way I do (frustrated beyond words with the insanity and games and stupidity of management). I do have to give them their due - that they stabbed enough backs and were "smart" enough to get themselves into positions where they can be total jackasses and morons and make a lot of money for it. As far as being a "value" for that money, I'd say it would give the shareholders more if these nitwits were shown the door (which they are very quick to do to the peons I might add).


Anyway reading that shows me it's not just me who feels the way I do.


I've figured out one of their games, that game of screaming and ranting and raving over every little thing and making everything time and mission critical, I'm sure most of you have seen this one in action. I mean it's like if you get a hangnail and you are shrieking like a kid who dropped his candy down the gutter that you need to get an ambulance and go to the ER now or you are gonna die. That kind of nonsense. They play that game to try to make it look like they are important and justify their bonus. I've noticed they really crank that behavior up around bonus time every year. I've learned to hate that period as they just make your life hell with it. But I get the game going on here. Now maybe you will too.

Bama87
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Postby Bama87 » Tue Apr 22, 2014 2:46 pm

Oh man there are many that feel this way I can promise you that, but I think most of those people just smile and take it, hoping someone else will make something happen for them. Me, I don't work like that. Like I said I have walked away from a job before and while scary at the time, it helped me in the long run.

I have already had a sit down with upper mgt and many of the people I work with and let them know I will be leaving soon one way or another. I actually had a VP, who I work closely with, cuss out my direct boss for it, which that makes leaving a little hard (knowing I mean something to someone here), but too little too late from the rest. I'm at least trying to make it until I get back from the honeymoon, but I have said my peace at this point.



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