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Aibu to stay at home today?

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Islanzadi Fri 17-Jun-11 10:30:06

I work part time in a job. Odd hours, practically opposite shifts to my husband. I only get to see him on sunday for more than a few hours. I used to like my job.. Well not really like it but i got on with it. It's not very challenging.. Anyway, things at work have been awful recently. I get the worst jobs (everyone admits) and they blame it on my surname. My superiors treat me and some of my colleagues like dirt. We don't get aknowledged for what we do at all. Yesterday i was given a difficult task i'm not particularly good at (after long battles i recieved futher training - they usually just let you get on with it and then criticize rather than show you.) the task is something no-one can really be arsed to do 100% although we are told to do so. I do it properly therefore it takes longer and i find things people should have found days ago. These things can cost the company £5000 each if not found on time and they could even shut the store. I try to keep positive but everyone is so sarcastic and fake! They treat us like numbers and to be fair i doubt they'll fucking miss me today!! I just feel like my mental health is slipping away between my fingers and i end up crying every night. My hubby tries to be supportive but he works a v well paid job he loves!! I know i should be thankful i have a job but i have been messed around since i started..

Sorry for the long rant. I feel like i'm on a one way road to depression atm..

RightUpMyRue Fri 17-Jun-11 10:32:43

It sounds like you need a day off. A day off to look for another job! Sounds horrible, frustrating and very draining.

vmcd28 Fri 17-Jun-11 10:36:14

A day off sounds good. Put your feet up, and dont feel bad about it - you clearly need it.
PS - rubbish jobs becasue of your surname? confused

Islanzadi Fri 17-Jun-11 10:39:02

They use the excuse that you get jobs in alphabetical order. And from their pov, it's perfectly fine to assign people the same shit jobs..

sims2fan Fri 17-Jun-11 10:44:11

That's awful that they give out jobs in alphabetical order! How ridiculous. Also, if your husband is on good money can you afford to give up work for a while? I normally would advise people to stay in a job until they find a new one, but if you're crying every night then it's really not worth it and would be much better for your whole family surely for you to quit.

LillyTheMinx Fri 17-Jun-11 10:44:25

Enjoy your day off and put work to the very back of your mind. Try not to let the job bring you down. Just because you're lucky enough to have a job, doesn't mean you should take loads of flack...and this comes from someone who was made redundant and was out of work for a year or so.

Islanzadi Fri 17-Jun-11 10:56:50

Thankfully, even with their strict policy i can get a couple of days off because i've never been sick before...

Binfullofmaggotsonthe45 Fri 17-Jun-11 11:02:18

Stay off work, nip down to the town hall and see if you can change your name to Zebedee Zandahar by deed poll.

I would seriously start looking for another job, Work related mental health problems are awful and never quite disappear unless you tackle positively and immediately.

I still carry mine from a shit job ten years ago and it affects me eeryday on some level.

It's just not worth it.

Take care of yourself x

vmcd28 Fri 17-Jun-11 12:32:59

OP, thats ridiculous!
Who are they? Name and shame!

Islanzadi Fri 17-Jun-11 23:09:49

Karma sucks. I actually felt ill today!

Binfullofmaggotsonthe45 Sat 18-Jun-11 11:28:50

That's not karma sweetie, that's your immune system compromised by too much stress and one day of rest!

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