Ask an expert
Question

16 Jan 2004

Job dilemma
I have been temping since Monday for this company and I was told it may become permanent. The woman teaching me has been fine with me but this morning she arrived at work and said that she had bought the paper for me to look for a permanent position. The people here like me and I felt a bit "out" when she said that to me. I couldn't help but feel that she was being a bit nasty. How do I deal with this negativity as I really hope I become permanent.
Answer 407 views
Expert
CyberShrink
cybershrink

01 Jan 0001

Dear fof,
I agree with soul, sounds like she feels threatened, and maybe resents the fact that you're capable and that people like you --- I expect that she's not all that capable herself, and that she is NOT popular. If you like the company in general, the work and the other people, go for the potentially permanent post, and good luck to you --- she's only a tiny fraction of the people working there, and there's someone nasty and jealous in any company. Don't let her discourage you.
The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical examination, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.
Voting Booth
Have you entered our Health of the Nation survey?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
Yes
33% - 9362 votes
No
67% - 19322 votes
Vote