Man with low pay and burnt out in his job feels responsible for wanting to depart his supportive boss

SINGAPORE: A Reddit consumer who’s been working for 2 and a half years at his job has not too long ago confessed to feeling burnt out and needs to resign, however appears like he could also be at fault for wanting to depart his boss.

“My boss has despatched me to a number of management/growth programs and has given me a number of tasks and I acquired fairly a good bit of credit score, gained fairly just a few inside awards, and had excellent value determinations. I’m conscious that I’ve been earmarked and am in line to be promoted as soon as that place turns into out there. My boss gave me a 5-year timeline for promotion after I joined (I’ve no diploma, so I noticed this as an excellent deal),” wrote u/loneranger_26 on r/askSingapore on Thursday (Could 25).

Nevertheless, he has not too long ago grow to be jaded, burnt out and even impatient.

After the corporate had a excessive turnover of workers, many newcomers had been employed who acquired extra pay and fats sign-on bonuses.

“What made me very sad was that one of many newcomers had questionable work ethics and, although he ultimately left, he made me query my values and my value within the firm,” the publish creator added.

And to make issues worse, when he requested for a pay elevate, it was denied as a consequence of inter-departmental politics.

These occasions have demotivated the publish creator, who’s now contemplating shifting to different rivals the place he can get higher pay.

However his inside wrestle has been as a result of he feels that he could be “betraying my boss and giving him an enormous slap. Worse, I’m fearful that this may trigger burned bridges and should have an effect on my future profession prospects on this business sooner or later.”

“AITA (am I the a**gap) for wanting to depart?” he requested.

Commenters overwhelmingly informed him he’s “NTA” (not the a**gap).

“NTA. On the finish of the day your individual welfare is crucial.”

“Your boss is in the end an worker of the corporate and he ought to perceive that it’s past him that you’re leaving….Communicate to him and you’ll all the time be in contact together with your boss as a mentor.”

“NTA please. If put in the identical state of affairs, do you suppose your boss will hesitate for a second about leaving as a result of he feels dangerous about you?”

“NTA, that is a part of regular business dynamics.”


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