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I quit a job suddenly, but it was not a paying job. Approximately five years ago, my [then] teenage daughter was dating a boy who was being raised by his grandfather who was supporting three young grandchildren off what I assumed was a lucrative a food catering business. My daughter's boyfriend's twin sister confided in me that their grandfather had been over-working himself and family because he could not afford to hire help. The man was elderly, seriously ill, and had horrible organizational skills. I stepped up and offered to help. His daughter whom was about ten years older than myself, took a sudden disliking to me and despite my hard work and diligent effort - she persisted to treat me terrible - talking 'down' to me, ordering me around in the stereo-typical way they do 'hired help' in the movies, and standing over my shoulder as I prepared office paper work or sliced and diced - or whatever my task at hand may have been at that particular moment (I did a little of everything). One day we were catering at a local college, which was fast-paced. The daughter kept making one mistake after another (with customer's orders). It was the last straw when she prepared a huge 20 person bucket of 'catfish' and both myself AND the customer had told her the order was for Buffalo Wings - she referred to '''ME''' as an 'idiot' and blamed the entire mistake on me. 'The grandfather' just 'stood there' while his daughter ranted and raved and cursed - right in front of customers - blaming me and her nephew (my daughter's boyfriend) for a mistake everyone knew was hers. I calmly removed my apron, my gloves and my hair net and sat them on a stool, went and got my purse and jacket and left. ...I think she tought that since I'd rode there with them, I would not know how to get back home by bus. She was wrong.
Yes, and yes. I started off working for large companies, and decided they were too bureaucratic, so I changed to smaller companies, but they were too unstable, and went back to larger entities. As my career advanced, I also got to see a level of corruption that I could not tolerate, and quit *several times* because of it. At one point, I was officially authorized to give bribes up to $50,000, as necessary. No way. Eventually, I settled on being a consultant so I could remain professional and honest, even if the people in charge were slimy liars and cheats.
Wish I could just hang my hat and create longevity...but it seems I am loved initially and then by the 2nd year or so, people seem to stop appreciating...even though my commitment level remains the same and my work product is better. GO figure
No. I have done several types of jobs.
I had 3 jobs in a 2 yr period
yes, the post office
Yes. In the past
No & No
Matt (FORMERLY mENACHEM)