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Is it time to find a new job?

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Hi. don't know if this is the proper forum but here we go. I work in a small bistro establishment in  a bookstore.There are 8 or so of us cooks. I have worked there almost 2 years. We were told the comapny has suspended raises and evaluations. Supposedly myself and a couple of others were still"doing a great job". However we had this 20 year old stoner kid that was a dishwasher. Never cooked in his life. After a few months they start training him to do orders and now he's making our schedules. Always forgetting something on the orders. Works stoned. We always have to show him cooking techniques like shocking pasta, how not to burn an omelet, etc. Our GM just quit and fought to get him another raise. While we have had none. Our old GM was really social with a lot of the crew though. Wanted to be a friend not a boss/leader.

Also the structure and moral has gone to pot. Chaos no structure etc. I have started looking elsewhere. I think I'm just going to hold this job until I get hired someplace else.

Any Feed back?

post #2 of 10

This is one of the times where if you gotta ask the question, you already know the answer.

 

Get out as fast as you can.  Doesn't sound like you'd even need to be professional about giving notice.  As soon as you secure another job, take it.

post #3 of 10
Thread Starter 

Thank You. I actually have an interview with Aramark Foodservices for a dining hall @ University of Cincinnati Wednesday.
 

post #4 of 10

Get out of there ASAP!

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Up to 19 percent of all homes in the country are dealing with student debt of some sort or another, according to data from the Pew Research Center. Students have to borrow an ever growing amount of money to cover their college educations. You can use an installment loan to make your student loan payment. It is very important to finish college so that you will be able to look for a nice job in the future. Also, most of the employers out there are looking for a professional to work on their company than those who didn't have the chance to finish college.

post #6 of 10

I found out the hard way about staying in a job i hated. I was miserable, i took it out on my family and they ended up miserable, until i hurt my back and lost my job. BEST thing that ever happened. Lesson learned - if i dont like it get out asap, or everyone around me will suffer.

post #7 of 10

Using an installment loan to pay off an installment loan is an exercise in futility.

 

All one accomplishes is to add interest on to the interest one is already paying, compounding the problem.
 

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post #8 of 10

Did I miss something?  Where does all the talk about student loans come into this?  The post is about whether the OP should leave their job or not.  I've read it three times now and still can't see anything about loans.

 

Totally agree with previous comments, get out as fast as you can.
 

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However we had this 20 year old stoner kid that was a dishwasher. . Works stoned.

 

Also the structure and moral has gone to pot.

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Did I miss something?  Where does all the talk about student loans come into this?  The post is about whether the OP should leave their job or not.  I've read it three times now and still can't see anything about loans.

 

Totally agree with previous comments, get out as fast as you can.
 

 

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Up to 19 percent of all homes in the country are dealing with student debt of some sort or another, according to data from the Pew Research Center. Students have to borrow an ever growing amount of money to cover their college educations. You can use an installment loan to make your student loan payment. It is very important to finish college so that you will be able to look for a nice job in the future. Also, most of the employers out there are looking for a professional to work on their company than those who didn't have the chance to finish college.

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