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Danny_d Avatar
6y, 10m agoPosted 6 years, 10 months ago
I started this job about 4/5 months ago. The duties im carrying out are just admin duties but it wasnt described to me in the interview / job description that it would be admin. Even my title isnt an admin title. Additionally its on nights which I didnt want to do initially but was told I had to do it when I started. The job is also located in Nottingham and I travel from Birmingham 5 days a week. Iv seen the managers / project managers about my situation - to be honest they dont care. I have been applying for other roles but nothing yet. so do I leave or carry on doing it until I get something else? Its getting harder just to motivate myself to turn up, I know unemployment is horrible but someone slap me round the head and give me some honest advice please.
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6y, 10m agoPosted 6 years, 10 months ago
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#1
Did you, (I might be wrong) have job issues before?? :?
#2
and you didnt think to ask these kinda of questions in job interview?
[mod]#3
If you quit you risk having any unemployment benefits stopped as you became voluntarily unemployed.
If I were you I would obtain a copy of the job description and write a letter to the person who is in charge of the people you have already spoken to about it and clearly explain your gripes/concerns. At the very least you will have something in writing. Don't write an angry letter ie don't burn any bridges but be clear that the job you are doing does not match the job which you applied for/were interviewed for/accepted
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numptyj
and you didnt think to ask these kinda of questions in job interview?


but it wasnt described to me in the interview / job description that it would be admin
#5
"Iv seen the managers / project managers about my situation - to be honest they dont care."

What exactly did they say??
#6
no never

cw9652
Did you, (I might be wrong) have job issues before?? :?
#7
did u actually read my post

numptyj
and you didnt think to ask these kinda of questions in job interview?
banned#8
What is the job title?
#9
thanks mate. I have wrote x2 letters to all 4 managers/shift managers and e-mailed twice my HR Rep. Iv had a quick 5 minute chat with a manager where he said things would get better etc etc, basically fobbing me off.

andywedge
If you quit you risk having any unemployment benefits stopped as you became voluntarily unemployed.
If I were you I would obtain a copy of the job description and write a letter to the person who is in charge of the people you have already spoken to about it and clearly explain your gripes/concerns. At the very least you will have something in writing. Don't write an angry letter ie don't burn any bridges but be clear that the job you are doing does not match the job which you applied for/were interviewed for/accepted
#10
Danny_d
did u actually read my post


yeah, but tbh asking more about the role/daily duties etc is pretty much a standard question that I have asked in any interview ive been in
[mod]#11
Danny_d
thanks mate. I have wrote x2 letters to all 4 managers/shift managers and e-mailed twice my HR Rep. Iv had a quick 5 minute chat with a manager where he said things would get better etc etc, basically fobbing me off.


Time to look for a new job then, unless they can give you some specific dates when it will "get better". Remain pleasant throughout; like I say, don't burn any bridges.
Be honest in any interviews - any decent emplyer should be impressed that you are seeking new employment 'cos you wish to better yourself; also, they will know to be honest and upfront from the off.
[mod]#12
numptyj
yeah, but tbh asking more about the role/daily duties etc is pretty much a standard question that I have asked in any interview ive been in


Sounds like it was a glossy brochure to me but didn't match the pictures. A common recruitment practice.
#13
yea cheers mate. But its so hard to stay happy, im felling myself going into my own shell. i dont feel like interacting because im always down - i know thats wrong... And iv been for 2 other internal job interviews at other sites and they have been supportive of my situation.. Iv received more support and encouragment from other site/interviews than iv had here!. so yea ill keep trying but its hard. Oh well iv done the chunk of my admin work ... so just chilling / browsing on the net until 6am now!... thanks guys :thumbsup:

andywedge
Time to look for a new job then, unless they can give you some specific dates when it will "get better". Remain pleasant throughout; like I say, don't burn any bridges.
Be honest in any interviews - any decent emplyer should be impressed that you are seeking new employment 'cos you wish to better yourself; also, they will know to be honest and upfront from the off.
#14
Why do something you don't enjoy when you were younger what did you want to be. What do you want to be now don't just quit cause you don't like it, quit to do what you have allways dreamed of doing so rethink what you want to do and want you feel would make you happy but don't just quit then head to the job center that would be like getting on a train but you don't know were you want to end up
banned#15
I would never stay in a job that made me unhappy.

Life is too short.

Hope you get the job you want eventually :thumbsup:
#16
Honest advice:

Sounds like you do a good job. (Even though you obv don't like/enjoy it). Your Mgt team don't seem to care. I'd, stay with it, but really actively look at leaving the company. Hard push your CV out there, and you'd be surprised how many people are looking atm. Don't talk bad about your current job at interview stage, just use it a a positive at how adaptable you are, and I'm sure you'll find something you'll enjoy.

Have you shared this info with your partner/parents etc?
#17
Thanks mate. yeah i need to try even harder to push my cv, iv only applied for internal jobs yet. Well my mum and missus are telling me to leave cus im always in a upset/bad mood. and just recently got married to the mrs and she dont see me allot. but i know i cant do that cus iv got responsibilites / bills. arghhhh. its amazing how mcuh iv asked to do more tasks/duties im actively asking for more work and they not listening! ohh well. ill keep faith :)


cw9652
Honest advice:

Sounds like you do a good job. (Even though you obv don't like/enjoy it). Your Mgt team don't seem to care. I'd, stay with it, but really actively look at leaving the company. Hard push your CV out there, and you'd be surprised how many people are looking atm. Don't talk bad about your current job at interview stage, just use it a a positive at how adaptable you are, and I'm sure you'll find something you'll enjoy.

Have you shared this info with your partner/parents etc?
#18
im too old / got too many commitments to just start again i think

kylejohns
Why do something you don't enjoy when you were younger what did you want to be. What do you want to be now don't just quit cause you don't like it, quit to do what you have allways dreamed of doing so rethink what you want to do and want you feel would make you happy but don't just quit then head to the job center that would be like getting on a train but you don't know were you want to end up

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