I Hate Office Politics

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 141 People

    And I Hate to Admit It....

    I have worked in a number of contexts from journalism to law and now Government and as much as I hate to admit it, it is mainly women that are responsible for this atmosphere of office politics. The most dangerous place in work is anywhere near a kettle as that is when the...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Aug 4, 2008

    I Am Tired Of Inequalities At Work.

    I work for the government and am amazed at the amount of favoritism. Some people get to work from home, while taking care of their kids. Some people get to come and go as the please in the work day. Some of us are stuck with 8.5 hr shifts-- cant push it 15 minutes either way. I...
    lilylilyrose lilylilyrose
    56-60, F
    Feb 13, 2013

    Please Help I Was Asked To Do This!

    Well here we go. I will try and make this short. I was asked by the customers PM to take on a job that I was picked for out grooup of folks. I didnt have the experience but was insured I would be helped out and managment would help me along the way. I am not a project manager but...
    whatgives2 whatgives2
    41-45
    Sep 27, 2012

    Sometimes I wish I had a good enough idea to

    start my own biz and stick it to the man
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Aug 13, 2015

    It is bad for everyone involved cause

    rather then being productive and bringing in value to the organisation people spend time joining camps taking sides backstabbing and overall bullshitting
    angoodboy2000 angoodboy2000
    31-35, M
    1 Response Jul 15, 2015
    SpiceZ SpiceZ
    56-60, F
    May 19, 2013

    Feeling Used By Supervisor

    I work in a small office where everyone is very close and we all socialize with each other in and out of the office..  My immediate supervisor has for all intents and purposes, no car and no way to get to work except for getting rides from whoever.  I have been picking him up...
    val15 val15
    51-55
    3 Responses Jun 8, 2012

    Chance For Pormotion

    I've been working with this hospital running for 8 years now. I was hired as Clerk II and promoted as Administrative Assistant II after two years. About some months after i was hired, there'a an open position as head of my department. I tried to apply for the position but...
    yollyyolly yollyyolly
    51-55, F
    Apr 28, 2012

    My Story ... Your Opinion

    ***I am sorry if my story is too long, I am just getting things off my chest***I been working at a small company for over a year now as an IT support. Before, the department contained one part time and a supervisor. Another IT support got hired 2 weeks after me. We all report to...
    wonkaman2002 wonkaman2002
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Dec 3, 2012

    Your Opinion On My Situation.

    I was hired for this company almost a year ago. I took any job that I could find because jobs were hard to come by and I was desperate. I told myself it was only temporary until I found something better. The salary was much less than what I was used to but the bills were piling...
    emptyheart emptyheart
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Mar 26, 2009

    About to Be Fired...

    I am about to be fired. Maybe not tomorrow but I feel the ax is only moments away due to politicing, lies and under-handedness. My job is being threatened because someone does not personally like me (even though she has never met me, talked to me, and is being used by...
    aniave aniave
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Sep 16, 2009

    Office Politics Makes My Life Hell!

    I work in a local government job and have done for about 14 years now. I started when I started when I was 18/19 and have loved my work since the day I started! I live for my work! I know it sounds sad but I have no kids and no real hobbies so work is a huge part of my life...
    darcy79 darcy79
    31-35, F
    Jun 10, 2012
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