I (31F) don’t get any respect from my bosses at work. I’m the team lead of accommodation in my hotel and the team lead of the cleaning department (supervisor title, but really should be a manager or assistant manager) My bosses include the manager and general manager who are male and one other female manager.
Every time there are any problems in my way I fix them immediately. I then get in trouble for not bringing it to the attention of the managers. If I don’t sort out any problem and go to the managers I get in trouble for not taking the initiative.
I’m at a loss. I can’t win. My team members always tell me that they prefer me to be the manager and other workers in other departments have told me that they would prefer me to be their manager. I know I’m good at my job and I’m rather organised too.
I have gone to the manager many times with ideas on how to make things more efficient and have been rejected. I know as well that I’m not everyone’s cup of tea but I’m not a bad person and I always get the job done with a smile.
I have gone to the other female manager and asked her “as a woman how can I go about getting more respect from the other managers” she has been here for over 20 years and told me maybe they are just having a bad day…..really?? Every time I try to talk to them?
My boyfriend told me that I maybe I should change to a new job but I really love my job and don’t want to look for another one. I know respect is earned and I give a lot of respect to everyone around me but seem to get little in return. Please help me, any advice will be good before I start looking for a new job. I urgently need help right now.
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