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Lets look not from the other side. Maybe it makes sense for you to take unpaid leave, if you're going to look for another job. It's always better to do job hunting if you already have a job and salary negotiation is easy for you.


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One reason he might be doing this is because, as you say, a lot of people are complaining about him, and now people are starting to leave the company because of him, and he's aware of what that means. He knows that if people start leaving the company because of him then his reputation will decrease within the company and he could be faced with managerial ...


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I'm going to identify the fundamental problem revealed by your narrative. At no point have you told your boss the truth. Not even a bit of it. In fact you made up a lie to specifically avoid telling him the truth. I understand that telling an angry, yelling, micromanaging boss the truth about his behaviour, or even some of it, is difficult, and it's easy ...


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This may be genuine and he didn't realize you were so close to quitting. However, that doesn't really matter. Congrats on your financial well being! Even if it is due to having no time to spend your money (I've been there!) Be sure to send a copy of your resignation letter (you did this in writing, right?) to HR or send to your boss's boss if there ...


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You handled yourself professionally in a terrible situation. You gave notice, which is an offer to help other people pick up your work. Well done. Many people would have simply walked away. The moment you resigned, your boss's problems stopped being your problems. You don't owe him anything. Whatever you do for him from now on is a freely given gift from ...


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If you want to be a bad boss, then your goal should be to push as much work as possible out of your employees just to the point where they almost break, but not so much that they do break. The closer you can get to each person's breaking point, the more productivity you get. But it is imperative that you do not get beyond their breaking point and get them to ...


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It's possible that this is genuine - many who behave as your boss does seem rather oblivious to how obnoxious they are being. On the other hand (and what I think is more likely) is that it's rather more self-serving of him and could lead to an unceremonious firing for being a no-show. Or a scapegoating - "I'm such a generous boss.. I gave DaDude an ...


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Why does it even matter? If what he asks doesn't help you, then ignore it. You're not quitting for it to be a benefit to him. You're quitting to benefit yourself. Strictly speaking, if you haven't resigned, he can legally claim you're staff, or consider you an employee without actually paying you, or just use your headcount to benefit himself, or commit ...


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They can ask but you don't have to answer - as your absence was less than 7 calendar days simply stating that you were not well enough to work is sufficient. To quote acas: If a worker is absent due to sickness for seven days or less they can self-certify their absence. This means the worker informs their employer that they are not well enough to work ...


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A Return to Work procedure is standard and common place, but listing the provided medications is odd - but not illegal or unethical. If you're on medication that can possibly affect your performance, such as pain killers, you can use this form to pre-emptively cover yourself by informing your HR department. BUT This information falls under the Data ...


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