I need to whine here for a minute. Please bear with me.
So the bank was too boring and I left (on good terms). My new boss, when I started, said, Oh you’ll be so busy; we’re just swamped, etc etc. Okay, here I sit…and sit…and sit…for the past 2-1/2 months. The company is busy but everything is usually done on-site and I really don’t understand how they expected to keep me busy in the first place. I’ve started looking for a new job and somehow my boss found out (he’s never in the office-always on-site at the project) and begged me to stay, telling me how things would get better soon because a certain employee, whom he felt was a bottleneck, was leaving, plus I had been “contaminated” by a couple of people with bad attitudes (true to a certain extent however, I’ve verified with 3rd parties all the negative things they’ve said and they’ve all turned out to be true) etc etc ad nauseum. I didn’t make him any promises. The more I get involved in stuff around here on an HR level, the more I realize I don’t want to work for this company. Anyone who leaves the company automatically becomes Satan and the Source of All Evil-they talk about them like all the problems in the company came from the person that left, however they provide very little training and expect them to sink or swim. The company has a very particular way of handling their clients too and they’ve just not provided the right training to the new managers. There’s more but it’d take too much time. I make decent money for a secretary - enough that it’s hard for me to find a job that’ll pay me that much coming in new to a company. I read the thread in General Questions about the resignation letter and all I could think about was that they’ll be lucky if I even give them a week’s notice much less a resignation letter! It certainly isn’t like I’ve got all these loose ends to tie up here. I literally sit on my butt surfing or reading for about 7 hours a day. I cannot stand it any longer. Anyone have any encouragement? Hey all you Michian people, know anyone in Lansing that needs a great assistant?
And can it be that in a world so full and busy, the loss
of one weak creature makes a void in any heart, so
wide and deep that nothing but the width and depth
of vast eternity can fill it up!
-Charles Dickens “Dombey and Son”