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agaskins6134yI’m so sorry :( this is a terrible feeling situation to be in.
Some professionals are illiterate. It sounds like he might be one of them, at least to some degree.
Worst part is, if you call him on it, you're toast. Sounds like you need either a new boss or he needs a secretary. I don't envy you.
Involutus684yI feel ya' 😕
A facepalm-worthy update:
After the boss's fiddling, I no longer receive any alerts from 500s.
He does, the accountant does, and a mobile dev contractor does. The company's only Rails developer? Nah, she doesn't need them.
I feel you.
I'm the sole remaining dev (apart from two frontend contractors who don't know the stack), so the company is beholden to me. I'm about positive it would fold if I left; if not, it would be extremely expensive and difficult for them. Thus, the boss has been nicer, actually listens (well, stops arguing and concedes), and has randomly hinted I'm going to get a raise.
I flat out told him I'm going to get a raise, stock benefits, autonomy, and a team of developers if I'm going to inherit this much responsibility. If that happens, I may stay long enough to teach someone else (stock doesn't expire!) and leave the mess to someone else. Though, if my team is decent, and we can actually clean up the trainwreck and make it nice to work on, I may stay longer. I'd still be dealing with idiot bossface, but for enough money that may actually be worthwhile 😊
For not enough money, though? Nope nope nope