We've been there for SavvySugar Community member littlemissjobhunter's ups and downs, and it seems like she's still on a down cycle in this post. Her contract work is about to end this week, and there is an unpleasant showdown between her and her boss. Be sure to catch up on all her job hunting adventures!
Heart beating 100 miles an hour, face, a stark white, I walked out of the conference room utterly confused. What I had thought was a great learning experience with a manager who was open to teaching me new things turned out to be an utter and complete lie. Is this what corporate life was like? If it was, I was in for the ride of my life.
Since my last post, I had been scouting, quietly researching and balancing a 40-hour work week in the midst of seeing how things unraveled with the return of “mystery girl.” Operations and my day-to-day tasks remained the same, but my heart was just not in the job anymore. One day as I was finishing up some last minute e-mails, a message popped up which worried me in the most dramatic of ways. My manager had simply typed a mere nine words which caused me to break out in a cold sweat, “ Please meet me in the conference room at 3.” My gut instinct predicted something not so pleasant would occur during this meeting, but my optimistic side hoped for otherwise.
To hear what happened, read on.