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Need more backbone! I have been working for more than half my life, but I've never found a job I loved.?

My current situation is one where my manager never encourages me, he micro manages me & my co-workers, and the worst part is when I interviewed for the job, he told me I would learn new things, be busy, etc. He stops by my desk to talk about People mag & other stuff that I find boring. Then, if I have question, I've learned he doesn't have that many answers and the ones he knows are usually wrong. Well, haven't learned a thing, my skills are getting rusty and to be honest, my manager is so weird he makes me uncomfortable. He's just "different" but not in an interesting or good way. I am very independant and for the most part, smart. I have worked in secretarial as well as acctg jobs. What kind of job would be good for me? I want recognition and to be able to support myself. I work for a small office and he is the manager of the dept. Someone said he got his job because he kind of slow and nobody would be threatened by him.

Asked By: julybaby - 5/23/2007
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Look for a new job in office management or accounting. There are always good positions for experienced people in those fields and a lot of professional people to work with out there. It sounds like you are a self motivator and need the freedom to exceed so look for a place that will allow you to work at your own pace... More
Answered By: Andy - 5/23/2007
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look into primerica
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Answered By: AG - 5/23/2007
 
Well, i feel the same way. I dont know if i will ever find a job that i LOVE either. You just do what you gotta do to make ends meet... More
Answered By: bellesnailblue42 - 5/23/2007
 
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