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What would you say to your boss if you could with consequence?

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katew355 Sun 19-Jul-20 11:54:12

I will start off by saying I'm very tired after working my backside off for the last few months so I'm very grumpy. I'm finally at a point where I can stop for a bit but it's just making me stew on all the things I wish I could say to my boss and above which I can't without causing a whole heap of trouble and stress (there are A LOT of politics where I work). So I thought here might be a good place to offload (sorry MN's).
The main thing I wish I could say is stop calling me ' my ......' as in 'I will ask my (job title) to speak to you about that' as though I specifically belong to her. This particularly relates to someone I work closely with who is slightly senior that me but isn't officially my line manager (although she insists to everyone she is). I don't belong to anybody although I wouldn't mind being referred to as 'our (job title)' as in I belong tothe organisation.
Anyway, rant over. Does anyone else have anything they wish they could say to their boss but can't??!!

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katew355 Sun 19-Jul-20 11:55:12

Can't even get the title right I'm so tired!! That should say without consequence 🙄

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Natmat1 Sun 19-Jul-20 12:13:42

For the last 8 years my working hours have been 7-4 I am not even sure what a lunch break is, do not continue to call me at bloody 6pm you feckin eejit!!!!

This is just one example, the whole WFH stuff has been a joke. I think it's more like am living at work!

Justgivemesomepeace Sun 19-Jul-20 12:16:10

I just left but i would say to my old boss that he

KurriKawari Sun 19-Jul-20 12:16:17

That it is not the role of his junior staff to babysit/hold hands of senior staff just because they are incompetent.

Justgivemesomepeace Sun 19-Jul-20 12:30:03

Oops- I would tell mh old boss that he was great and I loved working for him. However his boss totally take him for granted and under estimate him and he needs to move on.

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