27 Jun

The reason I have not been updating lately is because I am completely swamped at work. I am now working two jobs for the price of one. I have kept all the responsibilities of my old job (setting up interviews, educational assistance) and have now acquired all the new responsibilities (basically taking care of all the vision, dental, FMLA, COBRA, short-term disabilities, long-term disabilites for a company of over 1000 employees). On top of that, we are just finishing open enrollment so I have a ton of data entry to do. Also, one of our subsidiaries (about 60 employees) is closing and laying everyone off and guess who gets to send out all the COBRA stuff for them? Yep, me!

I recently sat down with my boss and I brought up the possibility of a raise since I had been promoted. She told me that right now she is looking at this as “a shifting of responsibilities” and not a promotion. My company does performance appraisals in October and she basically told me that this will come up then. I am a little worried though. I am working overtime this week and have been busting my ass to get everything done. If my boss makes up for this in October then that will be great. But what if she doesn’t? I am going to feel so taken advantage of. I sort of feel like I need to trust her right now especially since I haven’t even been here for a year. I guess the only thing I can do is stay hopeful that come October I will get a nice raise. Please, please, please, please…

2 Responses to “Swamped”

  1. Miss Grace July 2, 2008 at 8:32 pm #


  2. Lil Sass July 4, 2008 at 6:14 am #

    Uuuuuggghhhh! Sounds like they’re gettin’ cheap labor outta you sistah. Gawd I hate when companies do that. And btw, I hope your weekend is going alright so far. Damn Catholics 😉 I like to say I ‘gave it up for lent’ hahaha

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