Monday, March 4, 2013

Do As I Say, Not As I Do

I survived Monday. Part of the reason why I dreading it was because my boss texted me yesterday morning, bright and early for a Sunday, telling me to be in by 8:30. I managed to make it in by 8:30 but of course, she made it into the office way past 8:30. Love that “do as I say, not as I do” management style. Insert eye roll here.

Not only did she come in after 9 but she left before 5. She has kids, which to her, gives her free reign to come and go whenever and since I, a singleton with absolutely nothing to do but work, should slog it out.

I used to love my job. Those days are long gone.

I have to take the big step to find another job. It is the unknown that scares me and the fact that I don’t really know what I want except that it is not what I have now.

I just want a job where I make  difference.  Where I do something to help someone.

I am still feeling down. I just want to curl up and sleep until Memorial Day at the end of May. I am doing laundry tonight because it is much needed and the first night in a while where I could do it.

How was your Monday?

3 comments:

  1. Work dynamics can be so frustrating! I have been where you are, wanting another job and not sure what to look for. Have you tried journaling about what you would like in a job, what you would like to do? Perhaps take some online interest tests to see where your main interests lie? I used to do things like that when I was trying to figure things out. Even looking at job listings can give you an idea of what's out there.

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  2. Don't let fear of the unknown and fear of the change keep you in a job you hate! You are smart and can do anything you set your mind to...including a new job!

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  3. I'm sorry you're still feeling down. But I agree with the above comment that you need to swallow that fear and get out there and find a new job. I'm sure you'll feel happier. We spend almost a third of our lives at work. It's bad news if we spend that third hating life.

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