Why honesty, hard work and dedication have no place at work?
Recently I have overlooked for a project at work and I am unable to accept it why? I am hard working, dedicated, maintain a very professional decorum, very cordial with my colleagues and bosses, give respect to one and all. Still people who take the p***, argue with managers, gossip mongers have been selected for some very responsible positions at work. I seriously can't get my head around it why, why unprofessional people who have no work ethics being selected over me, whereas I have a track record of excellent performance and never shy away from any work my manager ask me to do? I am at my lowest point and not getting hold of my manager to ask the question why not me, why them who can't even bother? I am feeling like a complete loser, giving years to this place, building my performance, trust and this is how I get rewarded. Why my life is so shit, anything I wish for turns to dust?
Asked By: network7 - 11/6/2012
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You have to understand no matter how bad you're getting treated at work you should not quit! Don't quit your job! Just tough and wait it out with your hard work and dedication you'll get a higher pay or promotion if you get both you are truly blessed.
Answered By: Jojo - 11/6/2012
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unfourtunatly business decisions today have very little to do with performance. people who do their jobs and dont rock the boat get ignored while the useless schmoozers convince everyone above them that they are wonderful and take credit for the work of those like yourself. with all the managers being hired out of... More
Answered By: C B - 9/12/2013
There is no upward mobility based on merit (sorry to shatter your illusion, but work isn't some noble fairy tale). This is because hard work and dedication are rather difficult to reasonably measure (or observe to even measure). Want to get promoted? Then play the role of the visibly successful and portray an air of... More
Answered By: john - 9/14/2013
Your English is terrible. Fix it!!
Answered By: Thomas - 9/23/2013
Your writing is very difficult to read, and if you speak the way you write, it might be very difficult for others to understand what you say, too. Managers have very little time to try to understand what someone is writing, if it is not very clear, short in length, and comes directly to the point --- all the time... More
Answered By: CW - 9/24/2013
I love how everyone just sits here and says "Your english is bad... More
Answered By: Astro - 9/30/2013
I agree with several of the other commentators. Your English is bad, to the point that I have trouble understanding what you are saying and yes it does matter, especially if people don't understand what you are saying/writing. You should consider taking a Logic course in college, taking a college business writing or... More
Answered By: Suzanne L. - 10/8/2013
Well I like what you have said and it makes pefect sense. I have been with the same co for 17yrs, I work hard, however, the person they promoted has a degree, but not in this field!! Needless, to say, he knows nothing of what is going on and gets by with doing NOTHING!!! So, I do understand exactly what you are saying... More
Answered By: Susan - 10/30/2013
I can understand but to are saying and what is your pain. But Remember "God see the truth but waits" when you have to live on own terms,rules you can make your self happy not others.
Answered By: Kamaljeet - 10/31/2013
In the US and UK it has all come down to who generates the most revenue. The current business culture is 'anything for a buck.' If the can hire someone who is willing to be in office ten to fourteen hours a day, and be constantly thinking about work at all other times, despite the indecency of it, that's who they... More
Answered By: John - 11/1/2013
I think the qualities you say you have are more suited for an entrepreneur than for someone working in a politicized corporate environment. My two cents: Learn everything you can and then start your own business. Pay yourself more than your bosses salary.
Answered By: John E - 11/12/2013
The description of your concerns, issues and apparent difficulty in adequately communicating your desires and concerns to management sound like me 20-25 years ago. At 52, I learned I had Autism (ASD). Key symptoms include socialization difficulty, trust issues, seeing world in B&W (right or wrong; no in between or gray... More
Answered By: Michele Newman - 11/24/2013
This subject is more prominent then you know. My previous (two weeks old) employer had an office staff that ran amock with the office mgr involved and he 'let me go' with no reason- just a private meeting w/the office mgr -without my inclusion of course. I had enough of her bullying me and told her that I knew she did... More
Answered By: E. - 11/25/2013
Favoritism plays a big role in many companies unfortunately . I worked at a University where I was really shocked at just how bad it is. I worked in an office of women. Half the office was in a buddy clique with the assistant manager who basically ran the place. The rest of us had not done anything negative to her but... More
Answered By: carole - 11/28/2013
What I don't understand is how there is such a HUGE amount of people out there that feel this way but the numbers always stay the same. Nothing changes. I don't expect job managers to just start treating people who work hard better. My surprise is why these great performers continuously praise themselves for doing... More
Answered By: Deborah - 12/3/2013
Answered By: STEPHEN - 12/6/2013
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