I really don't know what kind of employee is "good enough" for Chevron, since even stellar employees are constantly criticized here. No matter how productive you are, you will be required to be even more productive. And then the management is surprised when an employee leaves...
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Sounds like you have a lousy manager. Time for a change!
When I gave notice I was retiring, my manager said he would extend me the coutesey of not trying to talk me out if it. Then he never communicated with me again until I left. Following my departure they tried to hire me back P/T for a project requiring F/T work. Ah, no thanks.
When I retired the company's stock price cratered. Sorry about that, but I left just before the Covid pandemic, so Covid might have had something to do with lower stock price. I am not sure.
Will let you know in ten years
OP don’t let the doorknob hit you in the a$$ on the way out
She was more concerned about whether or not we could continue our affair, she didn’t care about the fact I was leaving the company. Unfortunately I told her she was a “needs improvement” and would be involuntarily separated.
Well for goodness sake, if anyone is that stellar they can certainly immediately find a better position anywhere with much better pay and benefits. Why would you remain at a place which you happen to consider lousy and where you're underappreciated? And who cares what the management at your last job thinks?
A bit of an exaggerated delusion of one's worth perhaps?
@1xhp, Why dream, what's stopping you from leaving? that pesky thing called this is the best job you'll ever get? In that case you're getting more than you're worth already.
As an employee we are just a number, there are many whi can fill the gap, sometimes it take a bit longer to fill the gap and sometimes it takes no time. You are the only one with the talent and skill set and experience no matter how good you are, there is someone as good as you are or even better, so do not worry about manager's reaction because they do not care and should not care at all. The business will continue no matter if you are part of the company or not.
Mine was stunned. He said the company would have been thrilled to keep me. Don’t miss it a bit!
It is the job of a manager to thoroughly understand their employees - how else can they "manage" that person's performance and growth? Someone leaving, for whatever reason, should never come as a surprise.
I dream of the day I can find out!