If employees are expected to give plenty of advanced notice when they go on vacation, their bosses should consider leading by example. Company policies should always go both ways. One cannot expect a manager to earn the respect of their team if they go behind their backs and abandon them during a difficult time for the company.
This manager decided to just completely bail on her understaffed team, leaving only one team member to do all of the work. The Redditor already was in charge of taking on 75% of the work in the events-planning department, but now they had to take on the rest because of their boss’s total negligence. Thankfully, this overworked employee had enough and took this opportunity to look for other work while her boss was missing in action. Here’s hoping that when her boss returns, OP’s last day at her current job is the day her boss returns, or even better, the day before.
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