My boss is really, really mean. And by mean, I mean horrible. I am planning to quit as soon as I find a new job, but the job market currently isn’t very good for job seekers. All of my friends say just to wait it out, but I’m getting a bit impatient. Every day I dread coming into work simply because I know I’ll have to see and talk to my boss. At the moment he’s using me as a personal assistant, even though I’m actually in charge of the company’s administration and I have actual proper tasks to do each day.
He has employed this office glass tinting company to come in and tint all our windows, and I have been assigned as the person to guide them around. I don’t mind the workers themselves, since they are all friendly and professional, and come from a really reputable company.
However, my boss refused to let me return to the work I actually needed to do, even after the workers had gotten their bearings and understood which windows they needed to tint and where. This meant I had to stay late after work in order to catch up on that day’s tasks. I was so bored that I even asked the workers about the difference between window glass frosted with spray vs film! They were more than happy to oblige and we started a really interesting conversation, but the entire time I was also thinking about all the work I had back at my desk and how I would have to skip dinner for the second time that week in order to stay back after everybody else had already left.
I really don’t get paid enough for this. I’ve been sending my resume around to lots of new places, so I’m hoping one hires me. I’m just sad that when I leave my current company, I’ll miss out on seeing the newly tinted windows!