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I would yell at her like crazy for that shit.
Here take Haxk20 award and here is my ++ bomb coming
What a bitch!
She's mocking you because a) she doesn't understand, b) wants you to do the impossible, c) wants you to violate international law, and d) doesn't want to take responsibility for her failings.
She's a liability, and not worth the pay, drama, or legal risk.
Inform your boss. Mock her. Get her fired. Mock her after she's gone so nobody else acts the same way. Write her a postcard (with a photo of her office glued to the front) three months after her last day saying how much better things are now that she's gone.
(okay, probably not that last part.)
@Root I'm tempted but unfortunately her boss is just as bad. Actually he's definitely worse. Every single ticket he puts in is either impossible or months worth of work (our database has 25 years of data and it's only been that past couple years since they started an it department instead of letting the bosses Son do all the work). So I have a feeling I'm going to spend a week dealing with both of them. I'd honestly rather her boss get canned and then at least she wouldn't have to support all of the horrible decisions. Only the ones she is at fault for, which is like 30% of them 😂.
@Root yep. I started looking last week, but before I was just kind of fishing. I think after today I'm going to seriously start looking. It's kind of sad because the current developers are pretty great, but the marketing department is allowed to act like a dictator. And at least some of the current devs are leaving pretty soon. Which had I know that when I agreed to join, I most certainly wouldn't have accepted the offer.
unsignedint80796dYou'll find this with most entry-level marketing people, especially ones with "digital" or "social media" in their job title. The ones at the top usually have slightly more of a clue, but the rest? *sigh*
@unsignedin she's a "senior product manager" but she is definitely not a pm. I honestly haven't had an issue with marketing departments at my previous employers (besides like you said "entry level" people but to be honest I'm sure I was a pain in the ass when I started so I'm a little more forgiving with them).
Nanos833996dIs there a boss above them all that you can go to ?
This kind of thing happens all the time. (Whether you are aware of it or not !)
One 'trick' such folk can use, is to make sure you over hear them, then it can cause you to act against your own interests and do something they can use against you to get you fired !
Office politics can be very dirty.
Of course, you can do the same thing too. :-)
It helps to develop a thick skin, and the ability to soak up intel about folk that you can use later if need be..
I suggest the art of walking past open doors very slowly so you can pick up intel on the way.
And get to know everyone, including the cleaners/etc. as gossip is power !
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