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lastqueenofscotland Wed 07-Sep-16 20:12:01

I posted a thread the other week about my obscene work load, generally being taken the piss out of at work. I asked for a meeting with someone last week about it making it totally clear the nature of the job at the moment meant I was looking elsewhere.

I think if someone in a role was having such a shit time they were wanting to leave you would take 15 minutes to sit down with them and discuss issues...

Instead my meeting has been cancelled for a third time today, "maybe we can sit down on Monday." From the person who has time for 4 fag breaks and a full hour lunch today, I went to the loo once and came back to 15 emails and 3 missed calls, let alone a lunch!

I've probably outed myself with this but I'm on the verge of walking out.

LindyHemming Wed 07-Sep-16 20:38:04

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

wasonthelist Wed 07-Sep-16 20:43:37

OP I sympathise, but anywhere I've worked, announcing you were looking elsewhere wouldn't have led to an improvement. At most jobs where I'd been there less than 2 years it would have "goodbye then".

MetalPetal86 Wed 07-Sep-16 21:32:04

Oh dear, that's crap. No advice but very sympathetic. What field are you in?

FreddyFireflyCanFeckOff Thu 08-Sep-16 09:18:23

Can totally sympathise with this. I started to make sure I never missed a break, and if something didn't get done on time, well, it didn't get done on time.

LaContessaDiPlump Thu 08-Sep-16 09:24:54

I'd hand in my notice without further ado. Or at least arrange an interview elsewhere and let them know that's why you're not in.

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