Does anybody else get the feeling they're being forced out? I'm being given an unreasonable amount of work as well as things to do that were never part of my duties before and which I know very little about? It feels like I'm being set up to fail. Did something similar happen to anybody else? What did you do?
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never had training in AIG since my hiring, ever. They make me train my replacements in Accenture though.
Never seen such an incompetent management team. Look for another job while doing the absolute minimum. For every 3 workers who get things done are fired, they hire 2 leadership folks. They don't know what needs to happen, but I will wait while they figure it out. Nor my job to do theirs.
One month into AIG and regretting it already. I’m part of a team where all the experienced people in the department quit within a month, leaving behind all the < 2 month new hires trying to figure out how to keep things going. Management scrambling to get the new hires to learn though knowledge transfer all day meetings.
Don’t be afraid to say “no” . If it doesn’t get done because of lack of resources, it is a management issue. You can only do so much within the normally scheduled work day…
I’m not sure how long you have been with AIG, but this is my 20th year and this is just the AIG way. I’m not saying its the correct way, it’s just the way things are done. As someone read mentioned if you are not comfortable ask for training and speak up. Unfortunately if you don’t speak up and time goes on, eventually you will own whatever it is they assigned you and you will be responsible…..whether you know what you are doing or not. Like I said, it may not be the right way but it’s definitely the AIG way. The good news is if they asked you to do it then it’s probably the opposite of getting rid of you…..the must feel you can do it. So just speak up and stop worrying. I know easier said….
I feel like this sometimes too.
If their goal is to get you to quit, it's called constructive discharge. As the other post mentions, document everything. If things get really bad, look into your states EEOC office and/or conconsider an employment lawyer.
Email your concerns to your manager and save the email dialogs off-site. Constantly badger management with training requests and save all dialog concerning this as well. Save ALL audit trails.
In my situation, there just is no one else to do the work...they have been let go....great strategy for success....not.