What is the best way to leave a job and get a new one when your supervisor doesn't like you?
I am working for a job that has a 1 year evaluation period after which my employer decides if they wish to keep me or not. I won't be able to handle my supervisor for much longer than that but I want to get a year of experience in as a manager at my job first. How do I apply for a new job without them wanting to contact my current supervisor who I know will opinionate a less than favorable assessment of my work although I am a hard worker and good at what I do? Will my future employer NEED to contact my supervisor or is there someone who knows the best way to handle a situation of this type? Thank you for your advise and God bless!
Asked By: stpete2106 - 8/3/2006
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Tell potential employers that your job search is confidential at this point. Most will understand your position, and if they don't, you probably wouldn't like working for them. If possible, offer written recommendations from previous employers, college professors or teachers... More
Answered By: Job Search Pro - 8/6/2006
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When you are applying for new jobs. Ask them if its okay for them NOT to contact your current supervisior unless they are sure they would like to hire you. Most employers will respect that because they dont want you current work situation to become uncomfortable... More
Answered By: msadvicegiver - 8/3/2006
Do it in a professional manner. It is customary to give 1-2 weeks notice. In your case, do it in writing. Explain your reason for leaving using broad terms such as 'better myself', 'get more and different experience', etc. The usual BS. Do NOT badmouth your supervisor... More
Answered By: williegod - 8/3/2006
some companies do make an effort to trace your past working position....some dont....still you might be taking a gamble in what you wanted to do. the best is to make peace with your super and try to get along
Answered By: waterdancer - 8/3/2006
I started my own business at home and after 6 months I made more monthly than I did at that place. They got so jealous then I quit and my wife and I enjoy our new lives!!!
Answered By: firstname.lastname@example.org - 8/3/2006
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