The Internet supports a woman with a head of 90 years old

A woman said her boss, the 90-year-old owner of the company she works for, berated her badly for her mistakes — even though she only held the position for three months.

Redditor u/libran-essence shared three screenshots of her Instagram story to the popular r/antiwork subreddit on Friday. In the post, she shares a photo of notes she took during a conversation with her boss, identified only as “Jerry,” and some text screens with added context. Her post has garnered more than 10,200 upvotes and more than 1,750 comments.

She explained that it was her duty to work with her co-worker, Glenn, to review the manual. Jerry was annoyed by some of the errors apparently made in the last draft. She said that as soon as she got to the office, Jerry came up to her desk, and didn’t even greet her before addressing the bugs.

“Do you have some kind of attention deficit problem that’s preventing you from doing your job properly?” Jerry asked. When she replied that she didn’t know what he was talking about, he said Glenn showed him some hand-draft errors that were “correct in the previous version”.

“You obviously don’t know what you’re doing and you won’t be here much longer if you keep making mistakes,” he added.

She replied, “Jerry, it’s a draft and sometimes mistakes are part of the review process. I didn’t do it on purpose, because I’m still learning things about my role.”

“What part of this job are you learning? What can you learn? You don’t want to learn from your mistakes, you want Glenn to clean up your messages for you, which isn’t about how we do things here,” Jerry said, adding that when she replied That she didn’t ask Glenn or anyone else to fix her mistakes, “you probably didn’t ask, but you obviously expect that.”

She said that she asked Jerry not to talk to her that way, and that Jerry rolled his eyes in response and walked away. Later, Glenn asked if he thought Jerry would respond this way. Glenn said she should “get used to it”.

Reddit users backed a woman who said her 90-year-old boss — and the owner of the company she works for — yelled at her for the bugs, even though she’s only been in business for three months. This stock image shows a grouchy boss counting money.
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One of the worst things that can happen to someone in a new job is being burdened by a boss who doesn’t treat employees with respect. It can be hard to know what to do in such a situation, but according to a 2015 study, “Understanding Cycles of Abuse: A Multi-Motivated Approach” published in Journal of Applied PsychologyTrying to avoid a bad boss is futile and neither does revenge.

Perhaps surprisingly, the study also found that attempting to gently kill a disrespectful boss by “overstepping the boundaries of work and helping bosses with heavy workloads even when they are not asked” did not work either.

Instead, the website’s Entrepreneur recommends focusing only on the tasks at hand rather than the boss, taking detailed notes so the employee has evidence of the boss’s requests, setting boundaries, and working with other employees affected by the “boss disrespectful for logging in” behavior. and, finally, the involvement of management and human resources.

Of course, in the case of u/libran-essence, this last advice does not apply, because the president in question owns the company. In this case, it is better to start looking for another job and quit as soon as possible – and the editor said that she is already looking for another job.

Other redditors supported this decision.

u/UltraWolf88 said: “He updated us on the situation. I would like to see this company file for bankruptcy proceedings.”

“I think the most important thing to remember about the boot process is ‘f*** this bridge. Burn it’ won’t be a useful reference for you anyway. So once you have something else secured, don’t give any notice and tell Lord F*** you’re leaving because he’s verbally abusive and bad at running the business. He can’t treat his employees terribly and expect them to stay .so you’re leaving. Because it’s a bad boss,” u/Rose8918 said.

“This is the same guy who, after the resignation of the OP, is going to sit in the country club with other 90-year-olds sympathizing with how the country is going down and if those ‘insert nickname generation here’ lazy don’t want to work,” wrote u/hangry_grandpa. “They will all nod their heads and start blaming Joe Biden or some other public figure for their mistakes.”

u/xaradevir wrote: “Imagine being 90 years old and spending so little time still bothering some stressful and underappreciated employee.”