Think your boss is a jerk who just doesn’t get it?
Check out the manager who wrote to AskaManager.org with a problem.
“One employee asked to come in two hours after the start time due to her college graduation ceremony,” he wrote.
“I told this team member that she could not start two hours late and that she would have to skip the ceremony. An hour later, she handed me her work I.D. and a list of all the times she had worked late/come in early/worked overtime for each and every one of her coworkers. Then she quit on the spot.”
“I’m a bit upset because she was my best employee by far,” he wrote.
“I want to reach out and tell her that quitting without notice because she didn’t get her way isn’t exactly professional. What do you think is the best way for me to do this?”
The advice columnist wrote exactly what you and I would like to write.
She called him out and told him he could apologize for how he handled the situation and offer her job back.
But do ya’ think she’s better off without that job?