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Dude sounds like Trump
edit: "Stop letting it not happen", I love it
Find out what is ur severance pay. If none find another job else ignore him too.
Get other places lined up. Option A, B, C,....Z
Hr is never on ur side.
Okay I read more of your post. Took me a while. LOL Clover sounds like a dogs name.
Yes update ur resume like tonight. Talk to lot of pple next week. Get screening calls all lined up.
But again find out in secrecy what is their severance package. Over 2 months ? Great!
Less than a month you got ur work cut out for u.
Get ur skills sharpened. Talk to urself as if in a interview.
Get cracking coding interview book. Go on hacker rank or leet code or some. Spend ur valuable time on u.
@DarkVoyager You should read my other rants :p
But to reply to your comment: Severence is very doubtful. I don't even think the company is solvent (meaning it doesn't have a positive cashflow), and employs five people, plus a few on retainer (lawyer, accountant).
My contract states I receive both a 5% raise (minimum) and stock after a year; it's been over that, and I haven't heard anything. I stopped caring; I'm leaving.
As I'm basically carrying the company, it's likely to die when I leave. oh well :/
Condor348043yWhy should you get into trouble for the incompetence of someone else? Considering that these are written messages in mails and Slack, just put it out there for the whole company to see - black on white - if he ever dares to blame you. Power relationships aren't just a matter of who's the boss of whom, it's also a matter of who's root on the server called real life ;)
@BakerMcBaker Yep, he's the owner. Also, he's a super extrovert and very skilled in talking; I'm about the polar opposite. If I say anything, suddenly I'm guilty of everything else. (Written? Our skills are reversed.)
@Condor I will if he starts yelling at me again. I'm so mentally checked out and just don't care what he thinks, if he threatens to fire me (I'd just laugh), etc. If he flips out on me again, I'll just hang up on him.
@rsync 12 hour days? That's insane!
Then again I work 10-12 every day 😕
But yeah, our two bosses sound pretty similar. I'd put up with more if I was paid what I'm worth. But instead I'm paid just enough to survive, and given lots of empty promises. And yelled at for trivialities.
Also, as a somewhat related story, my boss had everyone read "Winning with Accountability" -- a terrible book, for sure, but he says he lives by it. Hilariously, he failed to ever set up the "Accountability meeting" where we were to discuss and apply it. He's been anything but accountable since, except maybe to his precious sales leads.
I've hated people considerably more, but he's working his way up the list.
The last three times my boss has sent me a message on Slack (since Oct 9th), he asked a question / made a demand, and completely ignored all of my responses.
Today he asked me a question, said something super-urgent needed to be fixed by today (at 7:30pm...), and then immediately logged off. Like, within a second. I answered, asked some questions, blah blah. It's been two hours now and I still haven't gotten a response. and I doubt I will until morning, if ever.
But like, the thing in question is literally working right now? So. Totally the easiest fix ever.
Boss is still a douchecanoe, though.
Totally can't wait to leave this sales circlejerkfest behind.
It feels like I'm in this weird gay porn scene where a bunch of guys in fancy business suits are circle-jerking one other and ignoring the office girl in the middle, all the while groaning out things like "leads! ohhh," "so many conversions!" and "oh yeah, we're on fire"
(@rutee07 will probably appreciate that last bit.)
Update: I got a text message at 10:30pm telling me to "look at Slack and email. Need this fixed ASAP before tomorrow."
I asked him why he didn't check Slack and email first because I already told him in both places that it works. I recapped that it works for me and for others, and that there's nothing to fix.
"Gotcha. Thanks." He responded.
I guess he finally got the message? ugh.
AT LEAST I GOT A FREAKING RESPONSE.
hell175043yLooks like I'm gonna need a transfusion